This large size (13/32”) triangular No. 2 pencil is easy for small hands to hold making them ideal for children in the early stages of their writing development. The naturally ergonomic, triangular shape helps teach correct pencil grip. Thick graphite core delivers a broad smooth line. Premium wood harvested from responsibly managed sources provides smooth, even sharpening with minimal breakage. Teachers prefer Ticonderoga for its dependability and craftsmanship.