ALDI Scholar ® Coloured Pencils

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Basic Description

Test Picture Colored with Aldi Scholar ® Coloured Pencils
Test Picture Colored with ALDI Scholar ® Coloured Pencils

ALDI Scholar ® Coloured Pencils are wax based pencils with a hexagonal barrel shape. They are sold in a maximum of 24 count packets at ALDI stores.


  • Inexpensive pencils
  • Pencils are light to hold
  • Hexagonal barrel means they are easy and comfortable to hold and won’t roll off a flat surface.
  • Color of pencil barrel is a reasonable indicator of the color of the pigment


  • Can feel “scratchy” on the paper
  • Produces some pencil dust when coloring
  • May need a medium to hard pressure to get intense color

Price Range

  • $ – typically AUD $5.00  / US $3.75 / £2.60 / €3.30 or less

Conclusion / Recommendations

  • A good cheap starter pack of colored pencils with a nice color range
  • These pencils do require some pressure to get the best out of them so if you have any fine motor, hand or arm problems these may not be the best option

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