10 Minute T-shirt for the First Day of School

First day of school here we come

I know what makes a little girl more excited than anything else: starting school. Well… ok. Maybe Disney Land would be more exciting, but my girl could not be more excited to start school. I wanted to have a fun way to celebrate so I decided to make her a quick “first day of school” t-shirt! A few friends and I are sharing some quick 10 Minute DIY projects, for kids, and I’ll share all of their great projects below :)

First day of school Cricut stencil

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I think the most likely time for someone to make their littles a t-shirt is the start of Preschool or Kindergarten, but if you want to see a t-shirt for another grade, leave a comment and let me know!


Cricut Explore Air
Glitter Gold Iron-On Vinyl
Navy Blue Iron-On Vinyl
Plain T-shirt
T-shirt design
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Cricut patterns for first day of school

Once you open the design space links, press go! Set your Cricut to “Iron-On Vinyl” and don’t forget to click the button to reverse your image.

"Here I Come" stencil Cricut machine

Place your iron-on vinyl on your mat with the shiny side down.

How to cut your Cricut pattern

Once your vinyl is cut, peel back the unnecessary pieces to leave just the words overtop of the clear protective layer.

Carefully peel away the letters Place the layers on your t-shirt

Place the words overtop of your t-shirt, with the protective layer up.

Preschool print on the t-shirt

Put your iron on the “no-steam” setting. Press over each spot for at least 10 seconds until the vinyl has set.

Once the vinyl is set, carefully iron on

When the vinyl is set, you should be able to easily pull back the protective layer.

Once the vinyl is set, peel back the covering

Do the same with the second set of words. Make sure that your iron doesn’t touch the already set words, unless you have have a protective sheet on them.

Repeat with the next part of your pattern Here's the finished t-shirt!

To say this little one is excited is an understatement! I hope your little ones enjoy their t-shirts just as much!

Ready for the first day of school Preschool Here I Come shirt First day of school outfit

Don’t forget to check out the other great 10 Minute DIY Projects for Kids!

10 Minute DIYs for Kids

First Day of School T-Shirt by Love Create Celebrate
Pinwheel Wall Decor by Pocketful of Posies
Rocking Plant Stand by DNA Designs
Easy Bike Rack by Twelve on Main
Fabric Book Sling by Grillo Designs

First Day of Preschool T-shirt

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