Stockmar coloured pencils meet highest standards in terms of colour selection, materials and processing. They are produced by using the most modern requirements of health safety, environmental friendliness and sustainability in production.
Stockmar coloured pencils are distinguished by exceptionally luminous colours with a high proportion of pigment, a unique colour coordination system and a soft and powerful application of colour.
This assortment includes superior quality luminous colours based on the extended Goethe Colour Circle. When used together they blend beautifully.
Each pencil has an extra thick lead (6.25mm diameter) in an easy-to-hold triangular 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
In Steiner education the triangular grip pencil introduces the pencil grip to the child. It encourages holding the pencil in a relaxed and correct manner. This is important at the stage they begin to formally learn to write. Its thick rounded triangular shaft is designed to help the child develop the perfect pencil grip.
In summary 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.
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