Ellison SuperStar Die Cut Machine

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Ellison SuperStar Die Cut Machine giveaway


Unfortunately our awesome giveaway from Ellison Education has ended long ago but don’t let that deter you! I absolutely LOVE my SuperStar die machine because it’s portable, sturdy, and an affordable alternative to other fancy die cut machines. It is a fantastic choice for teachers not only because of the reasonable price but also because it’s a great item that students can help you use in the classroom!

Plus you can use it to cut everything from paper to felt, fabric and even sandpaper! I use it for everything from school stuff, kids activities and crafts and scrapbooking! It’s a no fuss system that requires no maintenance and has a TON of die choices! I’ve been working with Ellison that past year and a half or so and am so thankful for the opportunity to have fun creating activities and lessons using their products!

Below you can check out some of the awesome projects I and other bloggers have been creating with this machine!

Around the Globe Geography Ball

Fall Leaf Wreath Paper Plate Craft
Pirate Map Classroom Incentive
School themed Reading Bookmarks
4 Seasons Apple Tree
Around the GLOBE Geography Game
Zoo Animal Masks
Peek a Boo Organs
Solar System Sensory Flashcards

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  1. I don’t see how to enter the sweepstakes. Did I miss something?

    1. Megan Huff says:

      It said to just leave a comment πŸ™‚

    2. Thanks guys! Being a school secretary, I would love to be able to surprise one of my teacher’s with this little goody!!

      BTW….I’m pretty sure this is where I found out about SunnyD BookSpree! Thank you, our district didn’t know about it. My teachers love it!!

  2. Erin Ellis says:

    I would stock up on Holiday dies for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas! Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.
    ErinLoves2Run at gmail dot com

  3. melinda medley says:

    This would be great for me and my ECE resource partner!

  4. Amber stratton says:

    I would get the alphabet and some star ones. I might also buy some of the badge ones as I have a student who is OBSESSED with police officers and she could earn them as a reward!

  5. Sarah King says:

    I would love to have the flower/tree dies as my little girl is very into nature right now. Thanks for the chance!

  6. R. Downey says:

    Such an awesome giveaway! I would definitely choose weather and USA dies if I was lucky enough to win!

  7. Megan Huff says:

    Jealous! Our school for special needs still uses the old wood ellison machine!

  8. Alicia O'Brien says:

    Definitely love the tangrams And cube!

  9. I would love to get creative with one of these!

  10. Jo Ann Norman says:

    If I had this, I would enjoy making bulletin boards and visuals in my classroom sooo much more.

  11. Sarah Spencer says:

    Hi. I’d definitely chose the country ones and the leaf ones for sure! Thanks!

  12. Maria Fernandez says:

    Our school district is currently using the book, Teach Like a Pirate, as a reinforcing theme for this school year and it would be awesome and helpful to use the pirate theme die cuts for my classroom! (Forgot projects and behavior management ) πŸ™‚
    3rd Grade Teacher

  13. I’d love to bring this to my school !

  14. Monica Perea says:

    I would use othe one of the trophy for the end of the year rewards and anything that I can use for cards or foldables

  15. I would choose the patriotic die cuts and holiday ones.

  16. I would use the 3D piggy bank, the money and any other math related die. It would enhance the learning of math and the maniuplatives we use.

    I would also get a few others that my staff could use as well πŸ™‚

  17. Tanna Fajardo says:

    I like the Boss-o! letters and holiday die cuts, perfect for tags/cards/labels!

  18. Sharon Wilt says:

    I would love to win this!

  19. Wow! I would choose an alphabet set like the lemonade set, basic shapes, and assorted holiday dies. Thank you!

  20. Sharon Wilt says:

    This would be perfect fory classroom!

  21. I would definitely get the Teacher’s Favorites!!!

  22. Danielle Colter says:

    This would be an amazing tool! I would definitely use the basic shapes, the solar system ones, the gift tag options and so many more to make my letter of the week curriculum more original and fun!

  23. Jessica M says:

    This would be awesome to have!

  24. Laura Pyle says:

    I would love to win. If I did I would get all capital and lowercase letters. I would also get bookmarks. My school doesn’t have a die cutter, and this would help the elementary teachers in creating new and awesome bulletin boards.

  25. I would love the simple machines! I didn’t even know they make 3D ones now!

  26. Robin Morrow says:

    I would love the die cut machine. I would stick up on math die cuts (fractions, shapes, etc.)! Thanks for the great opportunity!

  27. Kris Hannan says:

    I would love this to work with my kiddos in daycare. I love the alphabet and numbers, shapes and I really love the gift bag template. I could do so much with this cutter for craft projects with all my kiddos.

  28. Cicely hogan says:

    i love the owl and the conversation/ thought bubbles!!

  29. Heather Dunn says:

    I love decorating my classroom door using this tool.

  30. Teresa Blackwell says:

    I would love to win this! My school doesn’t have an Ellison.

  31. Barbara McCartney says:

    I would use this in my preschool classroom for all my wonderful and fun projects.

  32. This would go in my art classroom. I would start with the pattern block squares, circles and hexagons. Those are my most used die cuts and the ones at my school are so old and worn.

  33. Gail Wilhelm says:

    This would be awesome to keep in the library! I am always making bookmarks out of scrap paper so this would allow me to have a machine on hand so I’m not hogging the huge Ellison machine! Thank you!

  34. I would love to win this!

  35. Would love this!! Teachers rock!

  36. Amy Loane says:

    I would love this for crafts at home and school!

  37. Stephanie knight says:

    I would love this diecut! I love using them just wish I had one! ????

  38. Heather DeNormandie says:

    I would *love* one for my school! ????

  39. Jennifer Henry says:

    I would love a teddy bear die cut, fractions, base ten, car…..all of them! Thanks for the chance!

  40. I would love holiday ones and also the tangram ones! Anything would be great.

  41. I would choose letters, numbers, and theme related items.

  42. Cristal BarragΓ‘n says:

    I would get the alphabet set and the puzzle pieces πŸ™‚

  43. I would to get this. I love decorating my classroom with unique things, and this would add so much!!

  44. Would love to have this for our classroom!!

  45. Michelle Reynolds says:

    As a new elementary school teacher I want them all, but I will start with the alphabet and some holiday ones.

  46. Tina Montes says:

    I would love anything fall or birthday related

  47. As a world language teacher I would take advantage of shapes like the Eiffel Tower, flag shapes, country shapes, sombreros, animal shapes particular to the countries my department teachers…basically any representations that would tie into what my department teaches. While I always appreciate the challenge of decorating with lower budget means, this would be a lot of fun for my students’ projects and I’d love the chance to share it with my coworkers.

  48. Joye Dostie says:

    This would be a great addition to our school!

  49. Would love love love this for my kindergarten classroom! Such great ideas!!!!

  50. Sharon Cossette says:

    I would love this- our school struggles financially so it would be nice to share with my coworkers!

    1. Sharon Cossette says:

      I forgot to add, I would love the holiday dies to help spruce up our hallway bulletin boards! Of course, the alphabet ones would help as well!

  51. Melissa Lyons says:

    Anything Christmas and the Trophy so I can make awards for my students!!

  52. Hope I win! ????

  53. Scott Demske says:

    I like some of the alphabet fonts and the name tags.

  54. Joyce Young says:

    I was just saying how we need to get an Ellison machine for our school!
    As a kindergarten teacher, I would want to create with all the dies before years end, starting with leaf cut-outs for sight word wreaths.

  55. I love the tangram and would use a lot of the basic shapes dies for my classroom

  56. Kimberly Geldard says:

    Oh goodness! I just love those apples, and flowers, and hearts.

    And the desert is also so cute!

  57. Jennifer Henley says:

    I want, no I need one of these. So fun!

  58. Jennifer Henley says:

    And I’ll totally get Theodore Roosevelt.

  59. Lauren Frederick says:

    Love die cuts!

  60. This is exactly what I need!

  61. Melanie Emery says:

    Oh my goodness! I would love to win this. I looked at website and have a list of what I would pick. Just to pick a few, I’d like the owl #2, Christmas tree, reindeer, Santa, snowman, snowflake, cupcake flashcard, etc.etc. etc. =)

  62. I would love this in my classroom!!!!

  63. I would LOVE the barn and the dice!

  64. Jennifer Reese says:

    I would LOVE to have this for my classroom!!!!

  65. I’d love to have one and stock up on holiday, numbers and letter! We have limited funds here in PR, and unfortunately teachers don’t get to see a penny of it. Soooooooo need this in my school! <3. πŸ™‚

  66. Rebecca reyer says:

    I so miss this machine since I switched schools!!! I need the skeleton and organs for my human body unit and a tiger for our mascot.

  67. So many choices–don’t know where to begin. Would like bookmarks, cute bugs for my behavior management system, something for math, and the list goes on and on and on.

  68. I think Science things would be amazing!

  69. Karen McEwen says:

    I teach 3 and 4 year olds with disabilities, so I would choose thematic dies like Santa, Christmas tree, pumpkin, snowflake, bunny, farm animals, zoo animals, fall leaf, heart, apple… What fun!!!

  70. Laurel Neas says:

    I would love that die cut machine!

  71. Jessica Lucas says:

    This would be an excellent addition to create decor for our church! We don’t have much of a budget and would love this! We would love to have letters, holiday, and religious dies. We love creating for our kids!!❀️

  72. Wyndie Campbell says:

    I would want the bag die, the continents, and puzzle dies.

  73. Kim Clark says:

    I would love to win this!! My fingers are crossed.

  74. I would love one of these. My school doesn’t have anything like this.

  75. Jean Donovan says:

    I would select holiday dies or dies with an educational theme. Thanks for the chance to win.

  76. This would be so amazing! My school doesn’t have anything like this. I would love it!

  77. I would love to purchase the holiday dyes for my class. I have used the school machine to create holiday
    gifts for the parents. One year I made snowpeople and another
    Year I made gingerbread people.

  78. Sonya Stemkoski says:

    I would love to use these for holiday bulletin boards, among so many other things! ????

  79. Anita Breen says:

    This would be a great tool to use in my classroom! I would also share with the other teachers in my school.

  80. Holiday ones would be great.

  81. I would love to have holiday die cuts, and I see they have ones to make envelopes that would be pretty neat!

  82. Lorina DeMello says:

    i love the bag, envelope packet and piggy bank dies!

  83. Erin Strucinski says:

    Super cool! Seems like it would be much easier than a Cricut.

  84. Tiffany Wiggins says:

    These would be great for using in my students’ notebooks. They create pieces for their notebooks, so this would be great for those hard to find buildings, like the Capitol and White House, to fit the notebook. And I would love to use the maps to help learn their geography.

  85. Tricia Pace says:

    Would love to win! I’d pick holiday dies and really like the 4 seasons apple tree.

  86. Kim Duncan says:

    Solar system, seasons, bookmarks. All so cool!

  87. Tricia Pace says:

    Would love to win! I would like to get some holiday dies and the season apple tree looks neat!

  88. Super excited for this giveaway!!!!!!!!!! Starting a new job and this would be a huge help!!!!!!

  89. I would love to be able to use any animal dicuts from this machine! I use dicuts at the beginning of every school year to help my kindergarteners that can’t yet recognize their names know where their seat sand coat hooks are. It would be great to have a new selection to choose from!

  90. Stephanie Thompson says:

    I would love seasonal dies to correlate with my themes. Various animal and plant dies would be great too. I always loved using the old fashion wooden die cut machines to make my classroom more child friendly.

  91. Eileen Rawcliffe says:

    Love the monsters diecuts! I also love your tips on back to school sales…they were a total lifesaver for me this year!

  92. Lisa Krason says:

    I would love to win and put it to use right away!!

  93. Amber Dunahoo says:

    I would use the alphabet, the puzzle piece ones, all of the holidays, and money for sure. It is always needed to be taught in my class plus it would be great use it for the kids to earn to spend at our class store. Thank you for the opportunity

  94. Meaghan Swihart says:

    I would get the Santa hat,fall pack and maybe the puzzle heart.

  95. Anna Moreno says:

    I don’t have any cool gadgets like this! I would love some letter dies and star or kite dies to create a bulletin board for reading goals. As students get closer to their goals, students would move their kite or star higher into the sky! It would be a great motivation for my students to track their progress.

  96. Julie Sargent says:

    Please pick me. I so mich I would love to do with machine πŸ™‚

  97. Dana Seymour says:

    Would love to win this! I am new to teaching preschool after 10 years in upper elementary!

  98. Dana Seymour says:

    I would absolutely love to win this! After teaching elementary for 10 years I am now a preschool self-contained teacher.

  99. Love this!! We do not have one at school. It would be great to win!

  100. This would be a dream come true. I would definitely buy stars of different shapes because I always seem to need them! This would be FUN!!!

  101. Kim Iacovella says:

    Oh my goodness! What a treat this would be for the school I teach in! I would use holiday shapes, letters, animal shapes, anything! I love this die cut machine and would love to share it with my co-teachers!

  102. Melissa Price says:

    This would be so amazing for my bulletin boards. The one we have at school is falling apart. Plus I crafts we could do it first grade with this. It excites me. I could also use it for my little nugget and we could make presents for the grandparents. So many Ideas.

  103. Rachel pearch says:

    This would be a great tool to use with my students!

  104. Melinda Mcallister says:

    As an art teacher this would be awesome addition for my classroom

  105. Alexandra Holland says:

    I would love to win this! I’m a new teacher & it would be great to have! I would probably choose the panda, the set of 4 badges, & seahorse!!!

  106. I am drooling! !!!!! What wouldn’t I do with this gem? Basic shapes to incorporate into anything. Patriotic for themed unit bulletin board. Almost anything on lesson appropriate anchor chart (I can’t draw well).

  107. My daughter is a first year teacher and is trying to collect items like this so she will have all the resources she needs at her disposal, and this would be awesome.

  108. Marci Goulette says:

    Would love to donate this to the school I work in! They need new die cuts!

  109. We really need this at our school. Our district is big so our “teacher lab” is 45 mins away from our school and we hardly have time to travel over and get things done. We need it to start decorating for winter graduation. We work for Alternative Education where students have their last chance to graduate because they have been incarcerated or expelled from their schools. They deserve a second chance.

  110. Alyssa Annico says:

    It’s always great to get holiday dies for bulletin boards!

  111. Isabelle Ocean says:

    This would be perfect for my Kindergarten classroom. I would love the holiday die cuts and the alphabet.

  112. I would choose bags, boxes, and tag dies so that I could give them with gifts. Thanks for the chance to win!!

  113. I would love a new alphabet set for my school! They are all so cute!

  114. Marci Janssen says:

    This would be fantabulous!

  115. Would love this!

  116. Oh I would love, love, love this! I would use it to make all kinds of fun activities and learning centers for my 1st graders! πŸ™‚


  117. Kathy Kimes says:

    I would love this!! Thanks!!

  118. Christine Luscavich says:

    I would start with alphabet
    Then animals as I do a lot of charity work with them

  119. Naoma Armstrong-Manz says:

    Definitely need this. I can see many uses for it.

  120. Kelsey Kristjanson says:

    The allstar 1 1/2″ lowercase letters!

  121. Jennifer Oliger says:

    I would choose some dies I could use for multiple purposes like the star, book and tree.

  122. Yaffa Wygoda says:

    I would love to win this for my school!

  123. I would love the teacher favorites!

  124. Robin Holsather says:

    Oh WOW!!!! The dies I would choose would probably be stars, galaxy, or holiday items. And the alphabet too!!! πŸ™‚ Thanks for having this giveaway.

  125. Kristina Beltram says:

    This looks amazing !! Would love to win one for my class and team!

  126. Kristina Beltram says:

    Would love this for my class and school!

  127. Joan Kubes says:

    Count me in!

  128. I love the Sizzix Bigz Die – Pumpkin. Its just perfect for fall. But they are all so cute!

  129. Eilidh Husby says:

    It would be tough to choose, but I think I might go with an alphabet. Thanks for the chance to win!

  130. Rosemary Nunnally says:

    I would love to have some of the animals such as the whale and sea turtle.

  131. Lynn McCallum says:

    I would love this. Have been trying hard to save my pennies each year to add one of these to our school resources. The last two schools that I was at had them…..they are the best!! Someone out there is going to be very happy to receive this.

  132. Maureen Ryan says:

    Would love to have this for working with my preschoolers. All the basic shapes would help with simple art projects!

  133. Valerie Chesne says:

    I’d love to win one and just to have basic dies– shapes, trees,& etc — no White House stuff

  134. I would love having dies to make awesome bookmarks and awards to keep my kids reading! I would use the alphabet set of dies, the bus, the pencil, the book, the sports balls…the list is endless! My kids would love them.

  135. Verletta Falconer says:

    I would use them all. If I had to pick one, I would definitely get the bookmarks. I just got my students to buy into reading, and they love using bookmarks.

  136. Tracy Comeau says:

    I could do so much with this! Not only am I a teacher, I also love to craft & have a side business making custom birthday banners and decor that I’m trying to get off the ground.

  137. Lily Pruitt says:

    I would get the 3-D Barn, cow, cat, dog, pig and rabbit set. It would be great as an Ag teacher to be able to have plenty of die cuts of animals that we frequently study.

  138. Debbie Diaz says:

    I’d love to make bookmarks for my kids. I’m an elementary school librarian. I’d like to add other cuts to the collection to help kids find what they are looking for.

  139. Ursula Jaycon says:

    I would love one to help me decorate my bulletin board!

  140. Michelle Ingram says:

    I would love the holiday ones. Really anything would be awesome for teaching my toddler! πŸ™‚

  141. Cheryl Bowne says:

    i am a Principal at a private non profit school that has infants through 6th grade. We cater to working parents/guardians. We do not have a die cut machine and my teachers would flip out if we won one! We would use the alphabet and I would love the simple machines cut outs. I see lots of uses to make learning fun!

  142. Michelle Zeigler says:

    I’d love the pumpkin, snowflake and teacher must have!

  143. I love Ellison! It would be wonderful to win a machine to help make my library fun and inviting!

  144. Plant life cycle, pumpkin, snowflake and any holiday die cuts!

  145. Sarah Oswald says:

    I would love to get the gift tags, snowflake or the 3D bag with handles it sure is hard to choose thanks forthe chance to win this AWESOME prize!
    [email protected]

  146. :O This would be amazing to have for my classroom!

  147. This a great machine for a classroom.

  148. Kay Fjeld says:

    I would love to be able to have this at our school!

  149. Alejandra Saenza says:

    I would live the die cut machine!!

  150. Tabitha Smith says:

    I would love to win one for the teachers at my school!! We use our old die cuts for name tags, art projects, and even game pieces!!

  151. Lots of holiday shapes! πŸ™‚

  152. Crystal Drye says:

    I’d love to have some of the seasonal shapes to make themed phonics and math games for centers! This would be such a blessing for our school!!!

  153. Martie Kelley says:

    I would love to get geography and history related dies.

  154. Sarah Wilson says:

    I would be so excited to receive an Ellison press! We are currently in our Community Helper unit in kindergarten and would love to make die cuts of community helper vehicles and their tools!


  155. Neha Thakkar says:

    Love this! I would get the owl and the puzzle pieces die cuts, anything book and technology related, and perhaps an updated alphabet set in a modern font! Mrsthakkar2014 -at- gmail.com

  156. I would be glad to have any of the choices. But I could see the gift boxes, gingerbread man and happy faces come in handy.

  157. Mary Hartzog says:

    Choosing a favorite die would be like choosing only one classroom library book to share with your students – nearly impossible! They are all fantastic and useful in the right situation. This is a great giveaway. Good luck, everyone!

  158. Alicia Brown says:

    I would love to stock up on holiday ones. This would help so much in the classroom.

  159. Hope Stephens says:

    I would love to have one of these to use in my classroom. I would definitely like the basic shapes for patterning but also love all the holiday diecuts!

  160. I would love this! Would start with alphabet, then star, leaf, heart shapes!

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