This useful ‘My first Opinel’ folding penknife has the ideal width handle for smaller hands giving a good grip whilst maintaining control. The Virobloc locking safety ring ensures that the stainless steel blade stays safely in the handle when not in use or locked safely out when in use. Varnished beech handle and Stainless Steel 8cm Blade. Children should always be supervised when using knives. Our knife safety video below can help you to use knives safely but we would always recommend receiving training from a qualified trainer if you are intending to use knives with groups of children.