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Running Pen / Art Therapy for Children

Running Pen
Running Pen

Running Pen is a mixed-color crayon top that can be combined with crayon halves of different colors, allowing children to observe the color mixing of the crayon through the convex lens on the top of the body when twisting the top, so as to recognize colors, stimulate visual perception development, and help develop children's hands Muscles are coordinated with the hands and eyes; the convex lens can be replaced with a paint plate, and after filling with various kinds of paint, you can experience the artistic creation of splash-ink painting through the centrifugal force when twisting the top; reduce children’s negative psychological emotions.


Ming Chi University of Technology

Ming Chi University of Technology
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Sheng-Lun Huang,
Ming Chi University of Technology

Chih-Yen Lin,
Ming Chi University of Technology