Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments, both here and on the Cricut Circle message board! You really helped me decide what I wanted to do. Below is the finished product:
I ended up going with some dots instead of the inking. I agreed with one comment that the inking made it seem too old. The dots keep it young and appropriate to a two year old. Here is the inside (with the details blurred out):
Again, thank you everyone for your input!!