With detailed instructions, Snowflake is a great pattern to learn the techniques of color work and finishing.
Skill level - Adv. beginner / Intermediate
Required Skills - Knitting in round
Snowflake requires about .5 skeins of each color, therefore you should be able to make two headbands with a full skein of each color.
Modifications for child size (age 10-12) are given in the notes section.