In this kind of situation, it may prove more efficient and time-saving to have children start on regular-sized pencils right away, rather than have them switch sizes halfway and start all over again. Your comparison between Western and Asian pencils for beginners is illuminating, especially the cultural aspects. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. However, there are other factors to consider — in Japanese and Korean and Chinese too there are more pen lifts and more strokes crowding in a given area, and here the softer and darker formula may actually be a disadvantage. They are great quality, worth the price. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here By the way, the pencil case behind this pencil is beautiful!
I know that some Faber-Castell pencils marketed in Korea are made in Indonesia.
Chubby pencils with a good shape are better than thin ones that are hard to hold. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Expensive pencils but worth it for her peace of mind. Very good for youngsters learning to write due to their shape. And yes, the odd white layer round the coloured core really does seem to stop lead-breakages. Can't recommend them strongly enough and the watercolour pencils are just as good, by the way.