Sharpened dowel rods will work. You can buy long dowels at the hardware
store and cut them down to pencil size (or even golf-pencil size) sharpen
them in the electric pencil sharpener and Ta-da!
> [Original Message]
> From: <Evahesse@aol.com>
> To: ArtsEdNet Talk <email@example.com>
> Date: 11/28/2004 10:09:54 AM
> Subject: scratchboard on the cheap
> i bought some scratchboard recently and now i am wondering what sorts of
tools to give my students to work on it with. i've been going around the
house and fooling around with little files and paperclips and such. i don't
have the traditional scratchboard tools in my classroom. what do you
recommend i have my students use?