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Classroom Friendly Supplies Cool Blue Pencil Sharpener
One thing that I have learned from being friends with a few teachers is that it takes a lot to stock a classroom. A lot of money, a lot of time, a lot of energy. This year, I collaborated with my close friend, Courtney, a third grade teacher. The one thing she said that she was in need of was pencil sharpeners. We stocked her up with electric pencil sharpeners – I am sure by now, she is swimming in them (sorry!). The one issue with electric pencil sharpeners is that they are noisy and disruptive when she is teaching.
Somehow, I managed to stumble across Classroom Friendly Supplies – the one thing that they sold was pencil sharpeners. Not electric ones – no, these are the “vintage”/old style ones that you use to see in classrooms. The Cool Blue Classroom Friendly Pencil Sharpener was sent to Courtney to try out in her classroom.
The reason Classroom Friendly Supplies was created was because an elementary school teachers was frustrated by the sound of pencil sharpeners constantly causing them to stop with their lesson. They started selling the quiet and efficient sharpeners after realizing that they were not the only ones dealing with this problem.
Courtney loves the color – I am glad, since I am the one that picked it out! It is a really pretty blue that is not flashy and not going to stick out in your classroom.
The moment her students saw the Classroom Friendly Supplies Cool Blue Pencil Sharpener, they were confused and asked if it was antique – ha! She did have to teach them how to use it and said there is definitely a learning curve. However, once she and her students got the hang of it, there have been no problems.
Her favorite feature is the fact that the Classroom Friendly Supplies Cool Blue Pencil Sharpener STOPS when it’s done sharpening. The pencil sharpener gets the students pencils nice and sharp! It is a nice safety feature, but it also curbs her students from hanging out by the pencil sharpener – something she said that they frequently like to do prior to receiving this one.
She does agree that this pencil sharpener significantly helps with the noise level and that it does not disturb the lesson that she is trying to teach. She does have one complaint, though, and that is the handle seems to be a bit rattle-y sounding. It does not happen all the time, but on occasion, it does.
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The Classroom Friendly Supplies Cool Blue Classroom Friendly Pencil Sharpener has been a big hit in Courtney’s 3rd grade classroom! She loves it, despite the small issue, and her students enjoy using it, too! This is a pencil sharpener that she will definitely continue using and said she would even purchase in the future!