Christmas Stories: The Nutcracker: Chapter Three: Crossing the Crossroads

With our Christmas Stories: Nutcracker Walkthrough, you can ring in the holidays and embrace the Christmas spirit with ease this year as you enjoy this enchanting twist on a timeless classic. Our Christmas Stories Walkthrough will guide you through each magical scene with crisp screenshots and clear-as-a-Christmas-bell instructions that will never leave you hanging. So get ready to embark on a wild Christmas tale you'll never forget as you help the Nutcracker battle the Rat King and save Princess Mary from his clutches.


  • Click anywhere on the scene.
  • Examine the nutcracker.
  • Collect the amulet.
  • Examine the fountain.
  • Collect the melting form and the metal handle.
  • Examine the nest; collect the 1/ 3 mechanism part.
  • Move forward to the crossroads.


  • Click anywhere on the scene.
  • Examine the frozen gear.
  • Melt the ice with the candle; collect the 1/ 2 gear.
  • Examine the gate.
  • Retrieve the lever by using the cat.
  • Go to the kitchen door.


  • Examine the dresser.
  • Insert the amulet into the lock; collect the glue.
  • Go into the kitchen.


  • Examine the table.
  • Place the metal handle onto the glass jar.
  • Collect the silver bar.
  • Go to the garden.


  • Examine the nutcracker.
  • Use the glue to fix the nutcracker’s broken arm; collect the nutcracker.
  • Move to the crossroads.


  • Examine the rat.
  • Use the nutcracker on the rat.
  • Click the lever to break it off.
  • Place the lever into the mechanism and push it down.
  • Move through the gate to the library doors.


  • Click anywhere on the scene.
  • Examine the snowman; collect the 2/2 gear.
  • Walk down once to the crossroads.


  • Examine the bridge control panel.
  • Place the 2 gears into it.
  • Move to the valley.


  • Examine the cannon.
  • Collect the 2 / 3 mechanism part and the hare figurine.
  • Move to the porch.


  • Examine the frozen puddle.
  • Crack the ice and collect the ruler.
  • Zoom into the ice castle; collect the 1st picture fragment.
  • Walk down one time and go into the kennel.


  • Examine the hay and remove it.
  • Read the note.
  • Collect the bear figurine.
  • Examine the cabinet.
  • Slide the ruler between the doors.
  • Collect the welder and the 3/3 mechanism part.
  • Examine the top of the cabinet.
  • Use the cat to get the moon metal bar.
  • Go to the library doors.

Mouse Hale

  • Examine the mouse hole.
  • Use the welder on the bars.
  • Insert the nutcracker into the hole; collect the library key.
  • Click the bag open and collect the gold bar.
  • Collect the wheel.
  • Go to the valley.


  • Examine the forge; collect the copper bar.
  • Put the metal form over the hot coal.
  • Put the gold, silver, moon metal and copper bars one at a time into the mold.
  • Click the tongs two times.
  • Collect the 4 metal stars.
  • Go to the kennel.


  • Examine the dog lock.
  • Insert the 4 metal stars.
  • Collect the hound.
  • Move to the porch.


  • Examine the wolf; use the hound to scare him.
  • Examine the window; collect the silver head.
  • Go to the kitchen.


  • Examine the table.
  • Place the silver head onto the broken statue.
  • Collect the silver statuette.
  • Move to the kennel.


  • Examine the chest.
  • Insert the silver statuette onto the top of the chest to trigger a hidden objects area.

Hidden Object scene

  • Move the picture to the frame; collect the picture in the frame.
  • Dab the glue onto the mug; put the handle onto the glued mug and collect the wooden mug.
  • Crack the bottle using the hammer; collect the scroll.
  • Collect the 2nd picture fragment.
  • Go to the garden.


  • Examine the arbor.
  • Insert the 3 mechanism parts onto the door to trigger a puzzle.

Ball Puzzle

  • The solution is randomized.
  • However, this pattern may provide a solution.
  • Choose the balls as follows:
  • Red – red – green – blue – blue – red – yellow – any color
  • Blue – yellow – green – red – green – green – yellow – green
  • Red – blue – blue – red.
  • Upon completion of this puzzle a hidden objects area will be triggered.

Hidden Object Game

  • Use the knife to slice the orange; collect the orange slices.
  • Use the nail puller to remove the nail; collect the nail.
  • Cut the paper using the scissors; collect the paper snowflake.
  • Collect the fox.
  • Go to the porch and into the hunting lodge.