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Product Description

This two-day lesson on costume design is focused on the Nutcracker Ballet characters and gives the students an opportunity to be costume designers. The students learn about costume design, view a video clip of The Nutcracker Ballet and design costumes for themselves as if they were in ballet. Suitable for students in grades 3 to 7, the product is broken in to two class periods, although it could be used for a one day exploration of the subject.


There are three ways you can use this product:

1) As it stands

2) Dividing up the pages-If you need help with sending home a learning pack, check out: "Selecting Pages for Home Learning Pack" If you need to just get one page out of a multi page PDF, you can choose "print to PDF" as a print option and then just select the pages(s) you want in that new document. Then it'll prompt you to save the PDF as a new document with just that one or so pages extracted.

3) You can use this PDF resource to create an activity that students can complete on a device. Select the red button above in the right column which says Create Digital Activity.


Students will learn about:

• The History of Costume Design
• The Rationale for Teaching Costume Design
• Costumes Notes for Students
• Procedure
• Materials List
• Sources & Video Link List
• A Warm-Up—Engaging and Creative
• Nutcracker Ballet Character List
• Costume Design Assignments (4)

Different from other Dramamommaspeaks costume assignments, this was created for younger students. The models are larger and the questions are appropriate for younger thinkers.


Comprehensive? You bet. This is a guaranteed winner from an award-winning veteran drama teacher. Enjoy!

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Total Pages
23 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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