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No-Carve Pumpkin Alternatives with Kwik Stix!

No-Carve Pumpkin Alternatives with Kwik Stix!

It's officially pumpkin season! We are so excited to kick off the Fall season with no-carve alternatives for decorating. Did you know that Kwik Stix work on pumpkins? Our Solid Tempera Paint sticks go on smoothly and dry quickly, for a fun and mess free alternative to traditional Jack-o-lantern carving. Check out some of our favorite examples below, with some tips and tricks along the way!

1. White pumpkins are great for painting! The bright and bold classic pack of Kwik Stix really pop against the clean slate of these.

Get your pack of classic colors here: 

https://thepencilgrip.com/collections/kwik-stix-super-quick-drying-solid-tempera-paint-sticks/products/kwik-stix-solid-tempera-paint-super-quick-drying-12-classic-colors

White Pumpkin Painted Rainbow with Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint

Pumpkin Painted with Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint

2. Classic orange pumpkins work great as well! 

Pumpkin Painted with Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint

Pumpkin Painted with Black and White Kwik Stix

3. Try the Kwik Stix Metalix for a fun and shimmery sheen on your pumpkins

12 Pack of Metalix can be found here: https://thepencilgrip.com/collections/kwik-stix-super-quick-drying-solid-tempera-paint-sticks/products/kwik-stix-set-of-12-metalix-colors

Pumpkins Painted With Metallic Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint

4. Add on funny faces when your done painting for a 3-D look!

Pumpkin With Funny Face and Painted with Kwik Stix Tempera Paint

5. Kwik Stix allow for a quick and easy clean up. No need for water or paint brushes, simply uncap twist and paint your pumpkins. Also, no messy pumpkin guts everywhere! 

Children painting pumpkin with Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint

6. The possibilities are endless this year, there's no limit to what you can create with Kwik Stix as a fun, safe, and mess free alternative to carving.

Pumpkin Painted with Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint

4 Back to School Must Haves!

4 Back to School Must Haves!

1. Pencil Grips:
Pencil Grips are a must-have for all writers in the classroom, and The Pencil Grip is the #1 grip recommended by therapists and the only writing tool for BOTH right handed and left handed writers! The different styles promote proper grip, decrease cramping and fatigue, and provide comfort. There’s one for everyone, in every stage on the road to proper grip.
Check out the different varieties here:
Pencil Grips
2. Kwik Stix:
Kwik Stix are solid tempera paint sticks, that dry in 90 seconds! These are the perfect addition to the classroom - enjoy all the fun of paint, with none of the mess! No smocks, no water cups, no paint brushes needed; and take projects home that day. Use Kwik Stix on anything you can paint on: poster board, paper, wood and more (they even work on pumpkins, eggs and sea shells!) These vibrant paint sticks come in Classic, Metallix, and Neon in both original and Thin Stix. Choose from a variety of pack sizes depending on your needs/preferences in the classroom or at home. Also, you can rest easy as Kwik Stix are nut, egg, gluten free, and non-toxic! 
You can see all the different options here:
3. Magic Stix 
Are you constantly buying new markers because the caps are left off and they dry out? Magic Stix are the perfect solution. No Cap? No Problem. Magic Stix are GUARANTEED to not dry out for at least 7 days with no cap! Enjoy the vibrant colors without the worry of coming back to dried out markers!
See the 12 and 24 packs here:
4. Wonder Stix
Wonder Stix are an exciting and versatile medium that are amazing for the classroom because they work on almost any surface. They easily wipe away from white boards, windows, chalkboards and most non-porous surfaces. Conversely, on paper, wood, cardboard and other porous surfaces - they act as permanent crayons, so the possibilities are endless! The bright, bold colors go on smooth, with no odor, dust, and are washable. 
Create Everyday with Wonder Stix: