The shape promotes an effective dynamic tripod grasp. The soft B lead encourages children to press lightly, which develops handwriting speed. Press too hard the lead will break helping to reduce pressure. Once a child has mastered writing with this finer lead diameter, they are ready to write with a pen.
Nexus Trainer Pencils Green 0.5mm (Pack of 100)
Triangular mechanical pencil with 0.5mm diameter lead. Designed to help pupils reduce the pressure they excerpt onto the page. Use this thinner 0.5mm lead after the wider 0.7mm lead.