Christmas Mouse Ears

Printable Mouse Ears for the Nutcracker Ballet or Halloween costume

Get ready for the Nutcracker Ballet with these Christmas Mouse Ears. Boys and Girls both will enjoy watching the Nutcracker Ballet and pretending they are one of the mice scampering around the stage. This project is also good for studios that are presenting this holiday favorite to audiences via zoom.

Trivia:

The Nutcracker Ballet debuted in 1892 in St. Petersburg, Russia and Balanchine’s original choreography cast 35 roles for children from the party scene to Mother Ginger’s troupe of tots hidden under her skirt. Source: Time – The History of the Nutcracker Ballet

Supplies
  • Printable Ears (click on Printables, pattern has two sets)
  • Two Black Pipe Cleaners
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Black Eyebrow Pencil for Nose and Whiskers
Instructions
  1. Twist the ends of two pipe cleaners together to make a circle that fits your head.
  2. Print and cut out ears.
  3. Fold in half (blank sides together) around the pipe cleaner, positioning to sit properly on top of your head.
  4. Glue the front and back together.
  5. Draw on a nose and whiskers with eyebrow pencil.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print

 

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