Magic Stix ~ a review

frames done with Magic Stix

Coloring with markers is something that every kid (and adult, I think) enjoys. But markers?!? As a parent, I hesitate when it comes to markers.

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What if you could have a marker that

  • doesn’t dry out when the cap is left off, even for a whole week?
  • is odorless?
  • is washable?
  • is non-toxic?

AND

  • provides bold, beautiful colors?

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Magic Stix from The Pencil Grip, Inc. provides a marker that does just that. We have been using them for a bit over a week with tons of intricate Christmas coloring pages and color-it-yourself frames. And they are beautiful. The coverage is smooth and I can get into those tiny little details with these markers. Even though the tip is one I would classify as a bold tip, it is small enough at the point that very fine details can be created.

We have had an issue with these getting a bit harder to use over the course of time BUT we have used them for hours and hours. Miss J has fallen in love with these and wanted to sit and color with Mom for hours on end. It is holiday time, so we did. These markers have been USED! And most of them are still going strong.

Magic Stix coloring pages

When I contacted The Pencil Grip about the issue, they jumped on the chance to fix it (offering to send us a replacement set) and to use the experience we have had to make their product even better. I took the time to answer some questions for the company so that they can use our experience to improve. What an awesome thing!

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I cannot recommend products from The Pencil Grip highly enough.

Purchase Magic Stix Washable Markers from Amazon. They make a fantastic addition to your art supplies.

And if you haven’t read about Quik Stix and Thin Stix, dry tempera paint sticks, please go read our reviews and look at some of the activities we have done. These are an amazing product that we give as gifts often.

Happy creating!

Blessings,
At Home.

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of these product from The Pencil Grip, Inc. in exchange for my honest opinion. I was asked to share about them only if I enjoyed them. I was not compensated in any other way. All opinions expressed are my own or those of my family. I am disclosing this in accordance with FTC regulations.

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3 thoughts on “Magic Stix ~ a review

  1. Annette Tinholt Vellenga December 22, 2017 at 8:16 pm Reply

    sounds like an excellent product, was your issue concerning certain colours or an overall concern? I know that from buying markers from different places that sometimes certain colours aren’t as vibrant or don’t last as long for whatever reason.

    • 3gigglygirlsathome December 22, 2017 at 11:59 pm Reply

      Throughout the colors are vibrant. They are just not as wet and so they don’t cover the area as well any more. The more we used them, the more they seemed to be wearing out. I think we are just using them up. I don’t know if it is because these will use up fast or because we have used them for so many hours, as it truly has been hours and hours since we got them. We are hoping to receive the new set and then we will try them out again. I believe this was just a fluke that we were able to use them up this quickly.

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