Amber has a bad habit of scraping crayon with her fingers and I've kept them away.
I found these coloring pencils a better option instead. It's short and fat, designed for small hands and comes with a pencil sharpener too. The coloring effect is almost like crayon and less mess to deal with.
My little girl finds coloring with ease.
See the small stars I drew for each star she colored correctly ?
She decides to use 2 hands when her right hand is tired. I think she's born a leftie. She has a preference for using her left hand but we are trying to convert her to a rightie. Not forcing her but only reminding her.