Frequently asked questions
Why is a crayon called a crayon?
The French word crayon, originally meaning "chalk pencil", dates to around the 16th century, and is derived from the word craie (chalk) which comes from the Latin word creta (Earth). The meaning later changed to simply "pencil" which it still means in modern French.
How many colors are included in the Crayola crayon set?
Number of colors depends on the Crayola product you choose.
Are the Crayola crayons suitable for children of all ages?
12 months and up.
Does coloring really helps a child's development.
Yes, drawing or “coloring” with crayons is good for children’s creativity and problem solving.
Can I use Crayola crayons for both coloring and drawing?
Can I blend Crayola crayons to create new colors?
Yes, certain colors can be colored together to create new colors.