It looks good--a great idea for a first project. MY first project was a bookmark!
I assume that you will show them how to k2tog and bind off? You might want to attach directions for all the stitches, if you haven't already, so they can refer to it at home.
Also there's a word missing in the paragraph before the instructions. "An easy ________ to count. . . .
"Trust the pattern!"
Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.
Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog
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