Sharpens both pencils and crayons for convenience. Squeeze the sharpener with one hand, insert pencil or crayon and twist to sharpen. Remove pencil and release. All the shavings are trapped inside. Easy to use, but a young child will need help holding it. Comes in red, pink or blue. Color's received may vary. Put a note in your order if you prefer not to receive a certain color, and depending on availability, we will try to meet your needs. Easy to use.