The Nutcracker Matching Fine Motor With Pegs Free Christmas Printable

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You are invited to download a new Christmas printable for young students and preschool children aged 3 – 5. This Nutcracker Ballet-themed resource contains watercolor-style images for matching work.

The Nutcracker ballet match up with pegs fine motor montessori nature free printable

The Nutcracker (in Russian Shchelkunchikis) is a two-act ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It was first performed in December 1892. The Nutcracker was originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. The libretto was adapted from short story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” written by Hoffmann in 1816.


  • clip on card x 1
  • the Nutcracker round cards x 8
  • poster x 1
  • tracing and coloring strips
The Nutcracker ballet match up with pegs fine motor montessori nature free printable

The printable contains a round student activity page clip-on card, two sets of matching cards, tracing worksheets, and a master poster with labels.

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Every classroom has children who can benefit from activities that support fine motor development and help them improve eye-hand coordination. This activity will assist your young students in strengthening their finger muscles.

Print the pages on cardstock. Gather pegs and a glue gun. Cut round cards (color or black and white) and mount them on the edge of the pegs using a glue gun.

Name all the objects presented and invite the children to clip the objects on the matching image.

Tracing worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and invite the child to trace corresponding words. You might also like to cut words and images and invite the child to match the correct pairs.

The Nutcracker ballet match up with pegs fine motor montessori nature free printable

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  About Anastasia. Anastasia is a former Early Childhood Teacher and the founder of Montessori Nature, a blog about Montessori - inspired and Nature-based explorations. She taught in a Montessori setting for 10 years and has been practicing the Montessori way of learning and living for the last 20 years. She loves designing engaging educational printables for children. Browse Anastasia's educational resources on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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