Kids and iPad minis make a great pair. The smaller form factor is great for small hands. The iPad mini 5, with its spec bump and Apple Pencil compatibility, is truly a "grown-up" iPad that a child can grow into. But you'll probably want to protect that iPad mini 5 from little hands.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.imore.com/best-kid-friendly-cases-ipad-mini-5