Great article! My suggestion for #1 is good brakes they can reach, especially for the littler ones on 16". My 4 year old's Commencal Ramones came with some Tektro mechanical disc brakes supposedly designed for kids, but I couldn't adjust them far enough in for him to easily reach with his hands. My buddy's kid's bike had a pair of Tektro hydraulics that could so I got a pair of those, and he instantly started progressing at braking now that he could cover his brakes. The Tektro hydraulics are OEM only, so a bit tough to find though. I'm sure some old Deore 2-pots would work well too - anything you can adjust so that they pull nearly to the bar.
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