National Pencil Day

National Pencil Day

Celebrate National Pencil Day and get creative! Pick up a new set of colored pencils and let your imagination run wild!
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March 30
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It's time to sharpen your pencils and get ready to celebrate National Pencil Day on March 30! This holiday has been around since 1858, when the first pencil was invented in Germany. Since then, pencils have become a staple of writing tools all over the world and are used by students, artists, writers and more. So go ahead and get creative with your pencils! Celebrate this day by doodling, sketching or even just taking some time to reflect on how much you appreciate this simple but powerful tool.

History of National Pencil Day

National Pencil Day Timeline

January 2012
Co-founder Dan finishes the economics degree he promised his mum he’d complete, only to never use it and start his own clothing business (love you mum).
Co-founder Dan finishes the economics degree he promised his mum he’d complete, only to never use it and start his own clothing business (love you mum).

How to Celebrate National Pencil Day

<div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">1. </span>Create a pencil drawing</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Grab your pencils and some paper and start sketching. Create a masterpiece with just a few pencils, or go all out with a variety of colors and shades.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">2. </span>Write a letter</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Use a pencil to write someone a letter. Nothing says 'I care' like getting an old-fashioned letter in the mail written with a pencil.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">3. </span>Draw on the sidewalk</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Grab some chalk and get creative on your sidewalk or driveway. Draw out a large heart or create a mural of your favorite pencil art.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">4. </span>Host a pencil party</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Invite friends over for an evening of fun and creativity. Provide plenty of paper, pencils, and coloring books for everyone to enjoy.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">5. </span>Make pencil crafts</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Get creative by making pencil crafts such as pencil holders, pencil wreaths, and even pencil jewelry.</p></div>

Why We Love National Pencil Day

<div id='' class='matter-item'><h3 id='' class='matter-title'><span class='matter-letter'>A.</span>Pencils are easy to use</h3><p id='' class='matters-text'>Pencils are incredibly easy to use and require no special skills or knowledge. All you need to do is pick one up, sharpen it, and start writing or drawing! Their versatility makes them the perfect choice for everything from school projects to sketching art pieces.</p></div><div id='' class='matter-item'><h3 id='' class='matter-title'><span class='matter-letter'>B.</span>They offer precision & accuracy</h3><p id='' class='matters-text'>One of the best things about pencils is that they offer a level of precision and accuracy that other tools like pens or markers just can't match. You can draw very thin lines with a pencil or create detailed shading effects that would be nearly impossible with other instruments.</p></div><div id='' class='matter-item'><h3 id='' class='matter-title'><span class='matter-letter'>C.</span>It’s environmentally friendly</h3><p id='' class='matters-text'>Since pencils don't require any ink, they're much more environmentally friendly than traditional pens. Plus, if you choose sustainably sourced wooden pencils then you won't even have to worry about where your materials came from - making it an even greener option!</p></div>



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