I start by telling the students the Nutcracker story and playing key pieces of music. There are several good books out there, but I like telling the story myself with the help of the drawings from a coloring book. We focus on two pieces: March and Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy.

Book / CD Combos



See also

Extras for Plus Members

(or available for purchase here)

  • Assessment
  • Character Cards

  • Listening Maps: March & Sugar Plum Fairy

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