Cricut Explore Air

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Cricut Explore Air


The Cricut Explore Air is a quality machine that allows cutting, writing, and scoring of a variety of materials including paper, cardstock, and vinyl. Using Bluetooth technology the Cricut Explore Air provides easy access to cut designs. Designs can come from the Cricut website or they can be originals uploaded by the user.

Safety Concerns

Although there are no major safety concerns for this machine, it is important to practice safe habits when working with any of the blades for this machine.


We are currently building our training module for this tool. In the meantime, there are some very helpful videos that can help you familiarize yourself with the machine.

Self-training via this wiki, user manuals, or other sources is encouraged but does not substitute for the online training module. Students found using this tool without completing the Canvas training module are subject to disciplinary action which may include termination of Sandbox access.

Trained Managers

The managers that have adopted this tool and can help you with using. Keep in mind these are not the only managers that know how to use this tool, feel free to ask any. Full list of adopted tools can be found here here.


Tips & Tricks

  • To use the Cricut Explore Air you must make an account on the Cricut website to access the design center
  • None so far but if you learn any, be sure to let us know!


  • Power cord
  • USB cable
  • Pen
  • Blade
  • Cutting mat


The manual for this machine can be found on the Cricut website

Manufacturer's Web Site



  • Cricut Explore Air Exterior: 25.4″ x 10″ x 9.2″ (645.16mm x 254mm x 233.68mm)

Work Area

  • Cutting mat dimensions: 12" x 12" (304.8mm x 304.8mm)

Material Capability

Can safely cut on regular paper, vinyl, fabric, poster board, and cardstock that can fit on the cutting mat.


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  • Electricity/working electrical outlet
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