LYRA WALDORF SELECTION COLOUR PENCILS ~ 1220561912
This coloured pencil is a further development of the Lyra Ferby Coloured Pencil.
It is 17.5cm in length and has a thick core. Its triangular shape also helps with practicing the tripod grip which is especially important for children who are still experiencing difficulties holding the pencil properly. They are break resistant and highly pigmented.
Lyra coloured pencils are a classic among the big coloured pencils and have already inspired many children. The highly pigmented extra thick lead gives the colours their famous gigantic intensity.
Cardboard box, 12 pencils, length: 175 mm, diam. 10 mm. Unlacquered, 12 colours assorted, Waldorf assortment:
004 Zinc Yellow, 007 Lemon Yellow, 013 Orange, 018 Scarlet Lake, 027 Light Carmine, 034 Magenta, 047 Light Blue, 051 Prussian Blue, 067 Sap Green, 070 Apple Green, 076 Van-Dyck Brown, 090 Venetian Red.
In Steiner education the exploration and introduction of writing and drawing to the child follows the developmental readiness of the child:
First the Stockmar Block Crayons are used to explore colour and form on paper
Next the Stockmar Stick Crayons are introduced to add more direction to the form
Followed by the Triangular Pencil when the child begins to learn to write with its thick rounded triangular shaft designed to develop the perfect pencil grip
Then the Hexagonal Pencil which is an artist quality pencil suitable for children and adults
And finally the Fountain Pen for the speed and pure flow of clear precise writing skills.