Children can select from six vibrant colors to draw on chalkboards and various paper surfaces such as construction paper, cardboard, craft paper, and even brown paper bags. The bright colors show up nicely on dark and colored surfaces. The smooth chalk sticks resist breaking and scratching or skipping on art surfaces. Per package contents: 12 sticks of chalk two each in Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue and Violet. Total of 8 boxes of colored chalk.