Yes, that is like a nerdy pocket protector but for your neck. Here's how I made it:
|This is an ID holder for your neck I found|
at Office Depot
So that the pencils wouldn't fall out, I put a small piece of velcro on the INSIDE of the pouch:
And voila, the coolest nerdy pencil holder of all time. I half expected my daughter to tell me she wouldn't use it, but to my surprise she was excited and tells me she uses it every day. I've not had reports of missing pencils from teachers, so heck, maybe it will work. What has NOT happened is rush orders from her friends who want one too. Hmmm, still researching the mass market appeal for this product! One more pic of the after.