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Re: The best crayons, colored pencils, markers, chalk


From: Rick (rlarson_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Mar 09 2001 - 13:23:11 PST

Hi Kim, My kids only bring in glue, scissors ( specifially kid fiskars),
pencil and crayons. Anything else is a bonus. I do tell them not to buy
__roseart -anything!-
Kim Watson wrote:

> I teach first grade. I would like to know from some people who use a
> variety of materials what the best brands are for the following...( My
> students bring in brands that are crumby,I would like to know other brands
> to suggest to parents besides Crayola.
> What is the brightest crayon for construction paper?
> Smoothest for blending?
> Brightest colored pencils?
> Best for blending?
> Longest lasting markers?
> Brightest colored chalk?
> Smoothest colored chalk?
> I know these sound like goofy questions, but we do so many different kinds
> of projects, the answers to these questions will make my life a little
> easier. Thanks, Thanks...KW
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