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Nutcracker Unit Study


Nutcracker Unit Study

I'm happy to be able to give you a Christmas gift:  A Nutcracker Unit Study.

We are using this over the next two weeks in our homeschool.  My children are 11 and 8.  I've created activities for the younger children and for middle grades.


arts & crafts

book & video links

analysis of the music


This is just some of what is included in this study.  

The full table of contents:

My children have already been working... I especially love the Nutcracker drawing tutorial and the notebooking pages.


Nutcracker Activities


I hope you enjoy this unit study!  Nothing does my heart more good than to hear my children humming Tchaikovsky's music, or excitedly chattering with each other about their favorite parts of the ballet.  

Music is a gift that last a lifetime.  

Give this gift to your children this holiday season.


Purchase The Nutcracker Unit Study today. 

Immediately after your purchase at eJunkie with Paypal, you will receive a link where you may download the Nutcracker Unit Study immediately.
You may save it to your computer as a PDF file. You can easily use this file on your computer, tablet, or eReader.


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Happy Listening and Learning!



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Reader Comments (16)

Thanks for sharing! I've been excited since you mentioned it on the Facebook page yesterday - my kids love The Nutcracker!

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEddie@The Usual Mayhem

I think I'll try this out. The family might like it. I remember reading the Nutcracker a few years back. Was surprised at how "gruesome" it was, in a wood sort of way. :)

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRachel E.

This is so timely, Mary! I'm thinking of studying The Nutcracker this year as well. Thank you for sharing this resource!

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHwee

We are going to see the Nutcracker on Thursday. This is great timing for us. Thanks :)

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMarci

Thank you Mary. This is wonderful. You have blessed so many people today with the amazing resource. :)

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaren

Thanks Mary! Wouldn't have thought to try this before!

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHeather N.

It's very kind and generous for you to share this. My kids love going to see the Nutcracker every year. This year we can do the unit study before we go.

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBrenda

Mary, this is fabulous! We love the Nutcracker and the kids will really enjoy using this over the next couple of weeks!

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJen @ Forever, For Always

Thank you so much for sharing this! Nutcrackers are one of my favorite holiday symbols.

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDesiree

thank you so much we read the nutcracker by e.t.a. hoffman every year and we are starting tonight

December 4, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjanice


December 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterivycharyna

I really like this, Mary. So creative!

December 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSara@writinghistruth

Thank you! The timing is perfect - we just went to a performance of The Nutcracker and my kids really enjoyed it.

December 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTaryn

We just saw the Nutcracker Ballet on Friday and my kids loved it. What a great way to bring this full circle. I appreciate the time and effort that you put into this and I'm sure my kids will enjoy it.

December 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterYvonne

Thank you so much!!

December 11, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca

I'm so thankful to have happened across your unit study. My little dancer is going to be performing in the Nutcracker this December and your study will be the perfect way to tackle homeschool on that big, exciting week leading up to upcoming night and performance weekend. :)

November 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAmy

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