Recommend me an electronic pencil sharpener...

(5 Posts)
faintlyoptimistic Sat 09-Jan-16 08:00:36

Exciting, I know.

I'm looking for one that does fat primary pencils as well and, if possible, can be plugged in (USB). I've looked at Amazon but wanted specific teacher reviews as it'll have to sharpen a huge volume of pencils!

Any recommendations?

Thanks!

SisterViktorine Sat 09-Jan-16 13:10:26

You need one that cuts out automatically after 15 seconds and sets off a red code work avoidance klaxon.

cherrypiesally Sat 09-Jan-16 16:15:10

I have one that does different width pencils from school supply catalogue GLS. It's a few years old and going strong still!

faintlyoptimistic Sat 09-Jan-16 22:13:28

I suspect I'm most likely to carry out the work avoidance...

I'll check out the GLS catalogue and see what there is.

Thanks!

WellyMummy Sun 10-Jan-16 21:33:44

I've got the Derwent one, I paid about £12 for it. It's OK in Reception, where it's used by adults, but when they got one in Year 1 that was used by the children it lasted less than half a term. Even in Reception mine has broken a few times, so would recommend with the proviso that it's delicate.

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