What I love:
- Requires the child to press hard, providing more feedback than a marker
- Doesn't dry out!
- No odor!
- Looks like a crayon
- Doesn't make marks on skin as easily as markers (but they do make marks on skin if you're really trying)
- Can also write on paper, including black paper
- Requires the child to press hard, making it difficult to use for children with a weak grasp (yes, you can love and not love the same aspect of an item!)
- Difficult to erase. It comes with a mitt to use as an eraser, which most children are excited to use, but I haven't come across a child yet that has been able to push hard enough to actually erase (It does fully erase, and I am able to easily exert enough pressure to erase the marks completely.)
- Since it doesn't erase easily, I'm not able to have the child practice extra letter formation by erasing the letter on Handwriting Without Tears letter cards in the correct formation.
- Sometimes entire chunks break off of the crayon if pressing too hard.
Here are a few pictures of the dry erase crayons in action!
|Look at that beautiful grasp!|
All in all, I think the Crayola Dry Erase Crayons are a good product. I will definitely keep using these crayons and I love that they don't dry out, so I don't have to keep replacing them!
To buy Crayola Dry Erase Crayons, click here.
For more information about Handwriting Without Tears, click here.
For Handwriting Without Tears Capital Letter Cards, click here.