Novel hour and minute hands for teaching reading and passage of time on an
analog timepiece. The invention comprises hour and minute hands located
centrally and pivotally on the timepiece. The hour hand having at its
outer tip a shape through which the hour numerals can be read. The shaft
of the hour hand being of a length such that the shape at the tip
highlights the correct hour numeral. The shape is sized and positioned on
the tip of the hour hand such that when the shaft is set to normal hour
hand positions, the correct hour numeral is visible through the shape.
The minute hand having at its outer tip a shape through which the minute
numerals can be read. The minute hand being of a length such that the
hollow shape highlights the correct minute numeral.