They are colored and make beautifully textured art work similar to oil pastels. They are designed to strengthen the grip muscles in children, preparing fingers and hands for handwriting.
ERGONOMIC SHAPE – Used by occupational therapists and preschool teachers, they were specifically designed to strengthen the tripod grip muscles in young children and improve fine motor coordination. Allows small fingers to color easily in large, wide strokes. Developmentally appropriate for young children
PORTABILITY AND EASY TO DISTRIBUTE -Intended for classrooms of 24 children. This box typically lasts an entire year even with frequent use.
CRAYON SIZE, DURABILITY & SAFETY- 1 ¼ x 3/4 inch (Images may appear larger) long-lasting and durable. Although appearing smaller, the volume is actually equal to that of major brand stick crayons. Crayon Rocks are non-toxic and conform to ASTM D-4236, ASTM F-963, EN71-3, and CPSIA. See our CPC Certification under INFO: Safety and Toxicology on the far right menu bar.
WARNING - Choking Hazard. Not for children under 3 years. Use with appropriate supervision.