Top 20 Nutcracker Coloring Pages For Your Little Ones

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The Nutcracker is the main character from the popular story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King”. Author E.T. A. Hoffman wrote the story in 1816 and it turned to be one of the most beloved stories of all time. It has been adapted into many television series and movies.

The story begins when young Clara’s favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive. It whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls after defeating the evil Mouse King in the battle.

Nutcracker Coloring Pages For Kids

Here is a collection of the Nutcracker coloring pages printable for your little kids. The article features Nutcracker, Clara, the Mouse King, Sugar Plump Fairy and other important characters from the work of literature.

1. Cast:

Let your child experience the magic of the “Nutcracker and the Mouse King” with this coloring sheet.

  • This coloring image features all the important characters of the classic fairy tale Nutcracker, the Mouse King, the little girl.
  • These coloring sheets will allow your child to explore their creativity and imagination.

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2. Mouse King:

This coloring sheet features the Mouse King, the antagonist of this fairy tale.

  • It is a gray, red-eyed mouse with a British accent. He is always seen in his purple uniform and crown.
  • The Mouse King is the most powerful citizen in Parthenia. He uses his power to please himself and shows no regard for the people under his reign.
  • The Mouse King is short-tempered and wants everything to go according to the plan.

3. Nutcracker:


This coloring sheet features a Nutcracker, a traditional Christmas decoration. Why don’t you and your little child add bright holiday colors to this soldier?

  • The nutcracker in the form of a toy soldier, king and knight has existed since centuries.
  • It portrays a person with a large mouth, which is opened by lifting a lever in the back of the figurine.

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4. ‘N’ For Nutcracker:


Introduce your child to the letter N with this Nutcracker coloring sheet.

  • Your child will surely enjoy coloring bold upper case letter and the cute nutcracker picture that accompanies it.
  • This printable coloring sheet will help increase vocabulary and language skills in children.
  • It is ideal for preschoolers and kindergarteners.

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5. Nutcracker Ballet:


“The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” book is also adapted into a two-act ballet named “The Nutcracker”.

  • Pytor Ilytch Tchaikovsky, a renowned author, along with Marius Petipa, created a ballet called “The Nutcracker”.
  • In the ballet, Clara receives the nutcracker as a gift and is very enchanted by it. Her brother Fritz feels jealous of the nutcracker and promptly breaks it.
  • Clara then falls asleep with the nutcracker and a dream sequence begins in which the toy comes to life. A bunch of mice appears and starts a battle with the Nutcracker.

6. Nutcracker Sweets:


This coloring sheet is taken from one of the variations of the “Nutcracker and the Mouse King”, “Nutcracker Sweets”.

  • The story of the “Nutcracker Sweets” is very similar to the original “Nutcracker and the Mouse King”.
  • The story is about a little girl named Marie, who goes to the lands of sweets on Christmas Eve in a dream sequence.
  • The nutcracker tries her best to defend Marie, and when he begins to lose, Marie takes off her slipper and tosses at the Mouse King. The mouse and his army are defeated.

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7. Clara With Nutcracker Toy:


The coloring sheet displays the happiness Clara feels on receiving the nutcracker.

  • The story begins on a Christmas Eve when Clara and her brother Fritz sit outside the parlor speculating about what kind of present their father has made for them.
  • Clara then notices a nutcracker and becomes its special caretaker.
  • One day, Fritz tries to crack a big and hard nut, which breaks the nutcracker’s jaw, Clara then bandages him with a ribbon, which she tears from her dress.
  • She falls asleep and sees a battle of the dolls and mice in the dream. She tries to explain the dream to the family, but they refuse to accept it.

8. Color By Number:

Bring this cute Nutcracker to life by coloring it according to the number assigned.

  • This coloring sheet will also help your child review the names of the colors.
  • This coloring sheet will allow your child recognize the numbers while giving him an opportunity to be artistic.
  • It will also improve your child’s writing in a fun way.

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9. Sugar Plum Fairy:


The sugar plum fairy is one of the major attractions of the Nutcracker ballet.

  • She appears in the second act of the ballet.
  • The sugar plum fairy narrates the second act of the story through her beautiful ballet.
  • The ballet concludes with Clara waking up in her chair, still holding the nutcracker.

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10. Nutcracker Playing Drum:


Let your child celebrate the holiday season with this nutcracker-coloring sheet.

  • This nutcracker is happily playing the drum for his master.
  • Encourage your baby to explore his imagination and color the sheet, whichever way he likes.
  • This coloring page will also give your child a chance to review the different shapes and sizes.

The Nutcracker coloring pages to print provide a unique opportunity for the kids to color their favorite characters from this exceptional story. Combine these entire nutcracker coloring sheets to make a beautiful nutcracker coloring book. These free printable nutcracker coloring pages online will make a nice Christmas present for the kids.

Don’t forget to share your experiences on these nutcracker coloring pictures with your child in the comment section below.

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