Pencils have been around since 1560!
You will use pencils in school.
Many adults prefer to use pencils for work instead of pens.
On average a pencil can draw a line more than 32 kilometres long!
Many pencils have erasers attached to the back of them.
The part of the pencil that makes marks on paper is made of a material called graphite.
Pencils can write underwater.
Do you have a favourite pencil?