This large size (13/32”) round No. 2 pencil is easy for small hands to hold making them ideal for children in the early stages of their writing development. The thick graphite core features a proprietary formula focusing on graphite mined from carefully controlled sources to deliver a broad smooth line. Also available with latex-free eraser. Premium wood harvested from responsibly managed sources provides smooth, even sharpening with minimal breakage. Teachers prefer Ticonderoga® for its dependability and craftmanship. When only the best will do, choose Ticonderoga brand pencils.