Colour me nostalgic
Quick – what’s your best childhood back-to-school memory? Many will have said that it was the purchase of new markers and coloured pens and pencils. And, admit it, even though you’re all grown up now, can you resist the hot and shiny colours in the rainbow displays now in stores? I can’t.
The little folk among the back to school crowd always love the colours — pink, orange, yellow, green, purple and blue — of Expo markers. Parents will love that these markers easily wash off skin, most washable fabrics, carpets, and vinyl and cloth car upholstery. Older kids may go for the Sharpie liquid pencil; liquid graphite makes it smooth like a pen, but it erases like pencil. And the Man of the House (MOTH), who also happens to be an elementary school teacher, seems to have purloined the samples of Sharpie Gel Highlighter I was sent. He likes that they don’t smear, bleed through or dry out, even if some little darling leaves the cap off, which - apparently, happens about 37 times a day, according to MOTH.
Personally, I like the 80’s Glam Limited Edition Sharpies in colours chosen by Sharpie’s Facebook fans — Argyle Green, Leg Warmer Orange, Jellie Pink, Banana Clip Yellow and Valley Girl Violet. Makes me feel like a youngster again!