This is my second order because everyone has problems with application. These are colorful, flexible, and the students liked them for paste, although paste seems to crumble and not hold well when put on too thickly. Glue sticks just don't last and are hard to open and close and use moderately (too much, too little). Students with sensory sensitivities don't like to get their hands sticky or painty so this tool might help with that. They would be good for "drawing" in fingerprint, or as a substitute for brushes, for a palette knife effect? The price is great for the quantity and child-appeal.