These pencils feature the rounded-triangular shape engineered for young children just learning to hold a pencil. The shape enables children to easily grasp the pencil and encourages proper grip, helping them gain dexterity. Suitable for writing or drawing. Generous, hard-to-break (5.4 mm) graphite core and lacquered barrel. These pencils can be used with the Beechwood Pencil Extender (A19). 12 pieces.