Cricut Explore - Topic Guide

In this guide you will find basic information on using the Cricut Explore electronic cutting machine, as well as instructions for some projects to try!

What Could I Make with the Cricut Explore?

  • Greeting Cards
  • Text and Images for Bulletin Boards
  • Classroom Decor and Activities
  • Iron-On Transfers for Clothing, Bags, etc.
  • Flower Bouquets
  • Personalized Water Bottles, Phone and Tablet Cases, etc.
  • and so much more!

Cricut Availability

The Cricut can be checked out at the LRC desk on the 3rd floor of the Main Library. It must be used in the Learning Resources Center. The Cricut cannot be used if the LRC is not staffed.

What Can you Do with the Cricut Explore?

Cricut Explore is an electronic cutting machine that can be used to cut a wide variety of materials. You can write and cut at the same time, and even upload and cut out your own images. The possibilities are endless! 

Cricut Explore

Cricut machine opened up

Cricut Explore

Cricut with several of our projects displayed around the machine

Cricut Explore with our creations

Close-up view of the blade and tool sockets

Cutting Blade and Pen Clasps

Project Photos

Lion Finger Puppet

Lion Finger Puppet

Elephant Finger Puppet

Elephant Finger Puppet

Clock for students to practice telling time

Practice Clock

Behavior Chart

Behavior Chart

Number Tracing Practice Page with Chalkboard Vinyl

Number Tracing Practice

T-Shirt with Iron-On Decor

T-Shirt with Iron-On Decor

read me maybe bulletin board

Read Me Maybe Bulletin Board

3D Turkey-Make It Now

3D Turkey-Make It Now

Treat bag topper  with frog captioned -

Treat Bag Topper

Student Name Sign for Desk

Glitter Name Sign

Snake and shark corner bookmarks

Corner Bookmarks

Class Activity cards

Class Activity Cards