What I like about the First Acts are the string end covers at the tuners so the kids don’t get cut. When I am in Preschools and they have guitars around sometimes. I always wrap the tune peg posts in tape. And I would start a child off with a first act acoustic guitar, which when set up properly is almost always easy to play than other acoustics. guitar.
At a young age with smaller and relatively weak hands, playability is EVERYTHING. It’s so easy for a youngster to get turned off when it starts to hurt. That’s less likely with a first act acoustic