I bought my Cricut machine back in February with a few crafty ideas up my sleeve, like my photo storage. Even though I’ve got my Etsy shop it wasn’t my intention to add any any bits to it, but never say never. Instead I knew I’d get loads of use out of the Cricut machine because of my job – Primary School Teacher. Now I know a Cricut machine is quite an expensive teaching aid but I thought it would be worth showing some of the ways I’ve been using in my classroom so far…
Gone are the days of cutting out each individual letter to make stand out displays. The Cricut machine is such a time saver and it’s given me the chance to add variety to the headings. This ‘Donut Stress Try Your Best’ display is part of our target setting and the children’s work was added afterwards. The Cricut works really well for adding a heading to displays as you can get the exact size you want with every little effort.
This isn’t the typical sort of thing I’d have up in my room but last year when we returned to the classroom from lockdown I wanted to make it feel a little more special for the children. I put a balloon arch up in our doorway and added a personalised balloon to welcome them back. It’s nice to be able to add a personalised touch to different things throughout the year.