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30 Days of Gift Ideas: Neon-Bright Animal Pencils

by Jackie Buddie

Dec 10, 2018

Any bright young mind who loves learning fun facts will be delighted by the unexpected collective animal names listed on this colorful pencil set.

Neon rainbow-colored pencil set labeled with collective nouns for various animals
Photo by: Newton and the Apple

Looking for a one-of-a-kind holiday gift that’s guaranteed to delight? In our 30 Days of Gift Ideas series, we’re sharing one high-quality handmade gift each day for 30 days. Check out the full collection, as it builds, on our 30 Days of Gift Ideas page, and get ready to be inspired. This week’s theme: Stocking stuffers A vibrant green army of caterpillars. A brilliant blue ostentation of peacocks. A yellow tower of giraffes as bright as the savanna sun. You certainly don’t need to be a self-professed word nerd to appreciate the weird and wonderful terminology splashed across these playful pencils from UK-based shop Newton and the Apple, each one describing the collective gathering of a particular animal.
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Each standout scribbler is color-coordinated with its corresponding critter, whose name is hand-pressed onto the side in gold-foil lettering. Watch any animal lover or collector of unusual facts pull this whimsical set from their stocking and we guarantee they’ll be tickled pink as a stand of flamingos. Animal noun pencils from Newton and the Apple, $10

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Jackie Buddie

Jackie Buddie is a writer and wilderness explorer working full-time as a content producer at Etsy HQ in Brooklyn.