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Re: disappointed with colored pencils


Date: Sun Dec 01 2002 - 15:47:58 PST

Whatever you do, don't get Crayola brand pencils! The leads are often
off center and they can't be sharpen correctly. All you get is wood!


On Sunday, December 1, 2002, at 04:27 PM, Marcia Lavery wrote:

> Trying to save money last year, I opted to buy a cheap classroom set of
> colored pencils instead of the more expensive brand.  I got Sargent
> colored pencils.  We're into the second quarter and the pencils are
> about two-thirds of the way down.  Every time a kid sharpens them, the
> point breaks off.  Has anyone else had this problem?  I learned my
> lesson!  I'm not going to try to cut corners on supplies this year! 

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