As a newcomer to fountain pens, it is important to choose a writing instrument that balances attractiveness and performance with cost and durability. The following are a few excellent fountain pens for beginners.
At just 4 inches, these Japanese Mini fountain pens are a delightful option for any new fountain pen user. They are available in over 24 different colors and conveniently refill with ink cartridges.
Cost: $4.50 per pen.
These transparent fountain pens are a favorite among beginners and collectors alike. They are a high-quality and low cost fountain pen for ink color testing. The stainless steel nib is colored to match the color of the ink. It's refillable with cartridges and made of 40% recycled plastic.
Cost: $3.00 per pen.
These German fountain pens were designed for schoolchildren and thus have a sturdy yet attractive design. The colorful body is roll resistant and available in four modern translucent colors. Sturdy, flexible nibs are available in right as well as the left handed nibs. Refillable with ink cartridges.
Cost: $11.50 per pen.
Lamy ABC Fountain Pens
Cost: $23.00 per pen.
Available in over a half-dozen ink colors, these pens feature stylish silver color bodies and a fine point nib from Japan or a medium nib from the USA. Disposable and very affordable. Not refillable with ink cartridges.
Cost: $3 per pen
You can find all of the fountain pens at JetPens here.
As always, please make sure children are of appropriate age before allowing them to use pens.