Giotto be-be pencil crayons came highly recommended as 'first' crayons. They are soft and easily mark the paper.
The unique chubby shape of Honeysticks makes them easier for small hands to hold, but much more difficult for small hands to break! Honeysticks have been "tested in preschools and the kids have tried to break them but they just can't. Plus they love the smell!" - Honeysticks
Crayon Rocks look suitable as first crayons however I cannot find them in stores locally. Are they worth ordering? I'd love to hear any other 'first crayon' recommendations.
Have you noticed that Otis looks like he's right handed. When Caspar was so young I couldn't tell but Otis has made it pretty clear. Anyone else picking up on hand dominance?