(12 Pencils per Box) The Jumbo Grip pencil is ideal for young children who are learning to write. The patented Soft-GRIP zone prevents fingers from slipping and gives children a tactile idea of where their fingers should be placed. The chunky, ergonomic triangular barrel is easy for little hands to grip. This pencil is suitable for right or left handed children and is bonded for break-resistant leads. Ideal for ages 3 and up.