STOCKMAR HEXAGONAL COLOUR PENCILS ~ 12
Stockmar Hexagonal Coloured Pencils are an artists high quality children's or adult's pencil made from FSC-certified wood.
This assortment includes superior quality luminous colours based on the extended Goethe Colour Circle which blend beautifully together
Each pencil has an extra thick lead (6.25mm diameter) in an easy-to-hold hexagonal shaped pencil (10mm diameter)
They are easy to sharpen and they can be sharpened with any large holed pencil sharpener.
The pencil is made using untreated lime tree wood from sustainable forestry and FSC-certified timber.
Colours included in the 12+1 Tin are:
01 carmine red 03 orange 06 yellow green 07 green 09 blue 10 ultramarine 11 blue violet 13 rust 15 black 24 pink 42 magenta 44 mid yellow and a graphite pencil B.
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.