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27 SpongeBob Graduation Cap Ideas to Help You Win Graduation Day

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Ahh, nostalgia. SpongeBob SquarePants grew up with us, made us laugh, and pretty much turned us into adult children. No matter what age you are, it’s never a bad time to pay tribute to the yellow sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea. 

This one is for our adults who are children at heart. Here are the 27 top SpongeBob graduation cap ideas that will certainly make a splash this year on graduation day.

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SpongeBob Graduation Cap Designs

NO, This Is Patrick!!

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Patrick Star is quite the character and has an eloquent way with words. Your name isn’t graduation! Get it right, please. 

Be an Angsty Meme Maker

Source: r/pics

No one will tell you how to make your memes and where to display them. You are an adult, dammit! Make that message loud and clear…in a classic SpongeBob meme format. 

Oh, How the Time Passes By

Source: @buzzfeed

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Any SpongeBob SquarePants-obsessed adult just read this grad cap in the narrator’s French accent. Congratulations on graduating four years latehher.

You and Squidward Just Can’t Catch a Break

Source: r/BikiniBottomTwitter

For our ambitious students continuing on to grad school: You’re still not done with your academic career. But trust us, it will end at some point! And when that happens, you’ll lay out in the sun and do nothing all day…scratch that. You’ll be working. When will it end?!!

Can I Be Excused for the Rest of My Life?

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From kindergarten to a senior in college…FINALLY, it’s time to get the go-ahead. Have a nice life!

You Might Be Crazy for Doing It Again

Source: r/BikiniBottomTwitter

Actually, you’re definitely crazy for doing it all over again for your master’s degree. But just because you’re crazy doesn’t mean that you’re not a goal-achieving badass grad! Keep at it!

Get a Job, Graduate

Source: @peacelovewyse

This was probably the quote from SpongeBob that stands out as one we didn’t realize as a kid that would truly become our reality. Time to get a job, grads! Good luck!

It’s Time to Shape Your Destiny

Source: @therandomvibez

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We love SpongeBob because he’s one emotional guy. Channel his enthusiasm when you place your hand on that treasure: your degree. 

What Do You Mean?!

Source: @itsclaudiagc

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Who could forget this iconic SpongeBob episode!? Rock this grad cap with confidence. 

CHOCOLATE!!!

Source: @esycollegelife

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This SpongeBob grad cap design is an ode to one of our favorite episodes. Sometimes, all you need is some chocolate. Make sure to celebrate with some good old candy bars! 

Remember to Be Your Fanciest Self

Source: @esycollegelife

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Why take any etiquette advice from anyone other than the one and only, Patrick Star? And we also should listen to him when it comes to how to best flaunt our elegant and classy selves. Get that pinky up, grads!! HIGHER! 

Yes, You Were Stressed

Source: @esycollegelife

Don’t lie, now. You’ve definitely felt like SpongeBob when he’s taking his boating school exam after his driving test. How in the world do people manage to shove all of that information into their heads?? But you made it to graduation day, and that’s what matters.

Years!? What about the Beers?

Source: r/BikiniBottomTwitter

This one goes out to all our graduates who were living for the weekend from freshman year up until your final departure from your university. Tell them all that if you work hard, you can play even harder. Bonus points if you decorate this grad cap with your best goofy goober friend!

SpongeBob Super Bowl Celebration

 

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This diploma really makes us all feel like it’s a sweet, sweet victory, YEAH! What a classic jam that always makes us think of our guy, SpongeBob. Decorate your grad cap like this and celebrate like you just won the Super Bowl. 

The Victory Screech!

Source: r/BikiniBottomTwitter

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We are loving this SpongeBob graduation cap design because it’s hilarious, unique, and can make anyone stand out from the crowd. Shout out your best victory screech and throw your hat into the air! 

A DoodleBob Disaster

Source: @ashleyyysims

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Be careful what you create because it might come back to haunt you. Look out… “Me Hoy Minoy!” AHH!

You Actually Got This Far? Nice!

Source: r/BikiniBottomTwitter

The million dollar question of what your plans are after graduation can become THE MOST annoying and scary question on earth. But it’s okay to admit you’re still realizing you actually made it to graduation day. Shouldn’t that be enough for now?!! Jeez. 

You’re Finally Ready

Source: @djdeatley

This SpongeBob grad cap decoration will have you singing all the way down the aisle, up the steps, and onto that graduation ceremony stage to get your diploma. You’re ready! You did it!

Plankton and Pineapples

Source: @litaisfearless

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Brag that you completed college with this fun SpongeBob grad cap design. It’s got Plankton, a pineapple pattern, and most of all, a ton of pizzazz. 

That One Time When SpongeBob Was a Criminal

Source: @KarlieVilna

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Or at least that one time when he tried to be. Recreate this hilarious SpongeBob SquarePants episode on your grad cap and you’ll steal the show.

That’s SO Coral

Source: @kaylakoalas

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Pearl is our go-to gal who knows all the lingo the kids are saying these days. Take a tip from this teen and decorate a cute SpongeBob-themed cap for your graduation!

The Magic Conch Shell Has Spoken

Source: @kam_taylorr

All hail, the magic conch shell. Tell us our future…please. 

You’re an Experienced Writer 

Source: @jaesleazy_

You’ve been working on this degree for years, and now it’s time for the big reveal. This one will certainly score some laughs with those who remember this legendary episode. 

Time-Traveling Squidward

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WHOA! Doesn’t it feel like you just time-traveled? Because college went by in a flash! Squidward gets it. Hopefully, you’re coping a little better than him, though. 

It’s Graduayytion

Source: @buzzfeed

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You tapped into your incredible imagination and made this degree happen! You can do anything you put your mind to—just like SpongeBob and Patrick, who literally turned a cardboard box into the best place under the sea. 

Degree Defeated, Therapy Needed

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This one is a classic line from our favorite Bikini Bottom villain. Poor Plankton. 

There’s Nothing Wrong with Shortcuts

Source: @andres_ar15

Embrace Patrick Star’s evil side with this funny SpongeBob grad cap design. We all love Quizlet. There is no shame in that. But maybe you should leave Wikipedia out of this. 

The possibilities are endless when it comes to perfecting your SpongeBob decorations for a seaworthy graduation cap. Get to decorating! You’re ready for this!

Written by The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis is a lifestyle blog about the journey of college to adulting. Here you can find the tips for college, self-improvement, adulting, and more.

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