The Nutcracker: Printable Shadow Puppets


Bring the magic of “The Nutcracker” into your home with our Nutcracker Shadow Puppet Set. With printable designs, you can craft your very own Nutcracker puppets.

This listing is for digital designs to make your own. You can read the instructions on how to cut shadow puppets here. If you want to buy the puppets that are already cut and have them mailed to you, please check here!


Step into the enchanting world of Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, “The Nutcracker,” with our Nutcracker Shadow Puppet Set. This elegant puppet set allows you to recreate the magic of the Nutcracker story right in the comfort of your own home. Whether you’re a fan of the ballet or want to introduce your children to this timeless tale, these shadow puppets are the perfect way to bring the story to life.

Key Features:

  1. Printable Designs: Our Nutcracker Shadow Puppet Set comes with downloadable, printable designs that you can easily print at home. This feature allows you to personalize and create your own puppet set.
  2. Unique Designs: Each puppet in this set is hand-drawn and made exclusively for this set. 
  3. Full Cast of Characters: The Nutcracker Shadow Puppet Set includes a comprehensive collection of characters, including Clara, Uncle Drosselmeyer, Fritz, the Nutcracker (three versions: the small toy, the big toy, and the prince), the Mouse King, and the Sugar Plum Fairy. Additionally, there are designs of a Christmas tree, a present, and a castle from the Land of Sweets. You can recreate all the key scenes from the ballet and the story.
  4. Easy-to-Use: These shadow puppets are simple to set up and use. Just shine a light source on the puppets, and their silhouettes will come to life on a screen or wall. It’s a captivating and easy way to tell the Nutcracker story.
  5. Educational: Introduce your children to storytelling, theatre, and music with this educational toy. Encourage creativity and imagination as they explore the Nutcracker’s enchanting world.
  6. Great for All Ages: Whether you’re a child or an adult, shadow puppet sets provide hours of entertainment for the whole family. It’s perfect for holiday gatherings, parties, and cozy nights at home.
  7. Portable and Compact: The puppets are compact and easy to store, making them an excellent option for travel or on-the-go entertainment. And if one of them rips, you can always make a replacement!

What’s Included:

  • Downloadable and printable Puppet Designs
  • Sheets with scaled puppets (PNG & JPEG) 
  • Individual puppet designs to scale however you want (PNG)
  • Instruction Manual


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