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Make Your Mark With These Crafty Mark Makers

Who knew there was so much variety in the world of markers and crayons?! Here are 11 ingenious mark-makers for anyone who loves to draw.

Matt Harvey

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We’ve already sprung forward with the promise of warmer weather ahead, but it’s still a little too chilly for those outdoor activities that we’ve all been craving. That means it’s time to tuck in for some final coloring action before we get outside for the summer! On your mark, make marks — with these super fun spins on traditional coloring devices!

1. Ooly Make No Mistake: Erasable Markers

Make your mark with the confidence of someone that can erase their mistakes! These markers will help make it look like you’re coloring inside the lines, even when you don’t.

2. Ooly Double Dip Ice Cream Scented Markers

If you’ve ever wanted to color and crave ice cream at the same time, then these markers are for you! These delightfully sweet smelling, double tipped markers are the kind you’re allowed to sniff.

3. Ooly Puffy Pens

With Ooly Puffy Pens, your doodles will stand out like never before, literally. Draw something, let the ink dry, and then heat ’em with a hair dryer and watch them rise like your grandma’s bouffant!

4. Ooly Chunkies Paint Sticks

These chunkin’ paint sticks rule! They’re a great no-mess alternative to the messy paint and brush method, and they’ll leave behind a vibrant memory on any surface you tag with them. 

5. Ooly Left Right Ergonomic Crayons

All my ambidextrous people put two hands up! It doesn’t matter which hand is your strong hand with these swizzly ergonomic crayons. These crayons are easy-to-hold and ready to help your imagination unfold!

6. Ooly Yummy Yummy Scented Glitter Gel Pens

Bling out your red — and all of the other colors too! The pens in this set smell like fruit and bring the twinkle like the sun on a lake in summer! These are perfect for writing elaborately folded notes and M.A.S.H book details.

7. Ooly Chroma Blends Mechanical Watercolor Pencils

Is it a watercolor palette, a colored pencil, or both? Ding, ding, ding — It’s both! The mechanical pencils in this pack are designed to help you combine the wash look of watercolor paintings with the crisp lines of a pencil drawing, and it’s a beautiful marriage.

8. Eco-Dough 20 Pack Crayons

We’ve all been there — you’re deep in the coloring zone; you reach for yellow ... and it’s rolling away. Like a cartoon, it keeps rolling just out of reach as you stretch for it. … The Eco-Dough crayons are here to save you from the embarrassment of that experience with their anti-roll design, and they’re made from natural wax and mineral pigments.

9. FCTRY Gnome Crayons

Sometimes you want to color with friends, and there’s gnome-body better to color with than the FCTRY Gnome Crayons. These little guys will help you express your colorful personality while you color.

10. Kid Made Modern Confetti Crayons

If you’re bored of the standard issue crayon experience and you want to party up your coloring routine, the Kid Made Modern Confetti Crayons are your answer. This set of 12 confetti crayons is sure to add depth and texture to your next masterpiece!

11. Kid Made Modern Gem Jackpot Crayons

Your creativity is a treasure, and with the Kid Made Modern Gem Jackpot Crayons you can make treasure to treasure with treasure! The shape of these crayons make them easier to hold, and once you see your artwork, you’ll feel like you hit the jackpot.