The Pencil Grip – The Pencil Grip, Inc.

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Paint pumpkins with Kwik Stix- the perfect no carve alternative for pumpkin decorating! Dress up as your favorite character with our easy to apply Hair Chalk and Face Paint.

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About Us

The Pencil Grip, Inc. is dedicated to providing resources to parents, teachers and therapists that set the standard for excellence in education. Our namesake product was invented in 1992 by Dr. Lois Provda, a prominent educational therapist. Two decades later, The Pencil Grip has grown to offer hundreds of unique and innovative products for the home, school and office. With a scientific approach, we've continued to create tools that are designed to stimulate the mind, foster creativity, and are the best available.

The Provda family is incredibly grateful to the millions of parents, teachers, and therapists who have put their trust in The Pencil Grip, Inc’s products throughout the years!

5 Questions for @APlayWeGo

Q: Tell us a little about yourself! What is the inspiration behind your Instagram page? 

I’m a stay at home mom with a background in Pediatric nursing and Healthcare IT. My page was inspired by my little one.  After moving to a different state I was missing my old mom friends and playgroups, so I started looking for ways to entertain my toddler online...

It has been so wonderful seeing your page grow (including a new YouTube channel!) and seeing all your amazing creations! What inspired you to want to be a brand ambassador?

I was crafting with a lot of cardboard when I came across an Instagram post with the most striking colors painted on the side of a cardboard box using only your Kwik Stix paint sticks. At the time, I hadn’t seen anything that offered such bold and brilliant pigmentation without making a ridiculous mess of my house or my child. I searched and tried several products and nothing came close. Once I finally got my hands on the Classic Color set that was it! I was hooked, became an instant super fan...

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