February 4, 2023


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40 Best Face Masks for Kids (And the Entire Family)

Your kid needs a mask. Whether it’s a run to the grocery store, a bike ride, or thoughts about returning to school, it’s time to stock up on face masks for your kids and family.

The CDC agrees that cloth face masks are one of the easiest and most effective ways to keep your family safe by slowing the spread of COVID-19. As we’ve learned, coronavirus is spread through droplets, so wearing a mask reduces your family’s risk.

What should you look for when shopping for kids masks?

Mosts parents agree a comfortable mask, with a breathable fabric, goes a long way in staying on your child’s face. The mask should be kid-sized, i.e smaller than an adult mask.

For additional guidelines, the CDC suggests kids’ masks that have multiple layers, fit snugly around the face, are secured with ties or ear loops, and are machine washable.

Tip: Order both the ear loop and a mask with ties. For long periods of time i.e. all-day wear, kids are more comfortable with the ties than the ear loop.

Many companies are stepping up and offering a variety of options to comply with guidelines, and in super creative ways. From organic cotton and breathable material, to Mickey Mouse and Paw Patrol, keep scrolling to see our favorite options for both kids face masks and adult face masks.

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Carter’s has recently launched perfectly-sized face masks for kids. The cotton masks fits most kids ages two to 14, and while several of the colors are already sold out, Carter’s will release new ones in July. In addition, the company created an illustrated guide for kids that aids parents in explaining the importance of wearing a mask. The “My Hero Mask” helps highlight our essential workers and anyone who wears a mask as an everyday hero, and is available for free with the purchase of any mask.

Size: Kids

Price: $3 each

Available at carters.com

Mouse Loves Pig is normally your go-to place for screen-free toys, but you can outfit your kiddos in masks, too! Even better, the shop is selling child and toy mask sets, so their favorite plushie can be safe, too. Each set comes with a reversible face mask for a child plus a small version that fits on their fave plush or doll. The adorable prints come in everything from polka dots, rainbows, space unicorns, dragonflies, butterflies, stars and more!

Size: One size, ideal for kids three to 10

Price: $14.99 for toy and mask set, $4.99 for plush-only mask, $24.99 for adult, child and plush trio set

Available at mouslovespig.com.

To help little ones adjust to this new normal, Cubcoats has launched a line of “kid friendly” masks in playful designs resembling the characters they have come to know and love. Now your kids can transform themselves into Kali the kitty, Uki the Unicorn, Papo the Panda and Pimm the Puppy. Each mask is made of two layers of fabric, lined with 100{a38ddb2ded6b05e28c8ae73a8db0e271c21f7193684bd9e4e28acae292f81d99} cotton and contain an inner pocket for filters. 

Size: One size, best for kids four and older

Price: $12.99 for pack of two

Available at cubcoats.com

King + Lola’s masks are handmade and made with love in Atlanta, GA. Their kids camo mask is made with 100 percent cotton and is uber comfy and stylish. The black-owned business also donates 5 percent of every purchase directly to local charities.

Size: Kids small (age two to four), medium (age five to eight) and large (age nine to 12)

Price: $22

Available at kingandlola.com

Little Medical School’s Kids Face Covering Kit is not only a great option for role-playing, but the masks are actually wearable! Each box comes with an activity card and certificate, tape measure, stickers to decorate and two cloth masks.

Size: Kids

Price: $24.99 for a kit with two masks

Available at littlemedicalschool.com

Toddler, Kids, Teens & Adults

Made in San Francisco, CAMP’s mask options range from whimsical pastels to funky patterns for both adults and kids. Choose from soft jersey styles that include both ties and ear loops, and even a matching mask and ringer tee bundle!

Size: Kids (ages two to 13) and adult

Price: $40 for a pack of six, $30 for pack of two

Available at shopcamp.com

Two female-owned, small business brands, Tokki and size-inclusive fashion brand Gravitas New York, have come together to create stylish face masks for the entire family. Not only is one mask donated to a frontline worker for every one purchased, but we love the light, cotton styles that comes with and adjustable filter pocket, around-the-head bands and fun styles.

Size: Kids 2-6, kids 7-12, adult, adult petite and adult XL

Price: $24, or $18 each when you purchase two

Available at shop.tokki.com

Billie Blooms outfits the entire family with masks! Each non-medical cloth mask is reusable, washable and handmade in the USA. The fitted masks come with an inner pocket to add your own filter, are made with 100 percent cotton and 1/8″ USA made latex-free elastic. When you purchase a masks, Billie Blooms will provide masks to Feeding America to help those in need.

Sizes: XS-Toddler, S-Child 4-10, M-XL Adult

Price: Start at $25 each

Available at billieblooms.com

Part scarf, part face mask, these uber comfy masks make a statement! Made with Covered Good signature material, they easily stay up around the nose (they include ear loops!) and can be worn as a stylish scarf when not inside.

Size: Small (toddler to pre-teen), medium (teens and women) and large (men and women)

Price: $11.99

Available at coveredgoods.com.

Your every day mask, these everyday coverings from City Threads are reusable, washable and made from soft 100{a38ddb2ded6b05e28c8ae73a8db0e271c21f7193684bd9e4e28acae292f81d99} cotton. The soft-knit masks are made with two layers of protection and are machine washable.

Size: XS (3T – 6), S (kids 7-12), L (Adult Large), XL(Adult X-Large) and XXL(Adult XX-Large) 

Price: $9.99

Available at citythreads.com

Charis + Love’s organic cotton masks are perfect for littles needing protection. The company also offers styles using antibacterial thread as well as lightweight, summer masks for adults.

Size: Toddlers (2-3 years), kids (4-8 years) and adult

Price: $9.99

Available at charislove.com

Kids, Teens & Adults

Accessory brand, Caraa, has just launched reusable and washable masks for kids and adults. Each one is made from dual-layer 100{a38ddb2ded6b05e28c8ae73a8db0e271c21f7193684bd9e4e28acae292f81d99} cotton, with a nose bridge wire, adjustable ear loops and a filter pocket. The masks come in packs of five in gorgeous color palettes, and Caraa donates a pack to relief efforts for every bundle purchased.

Size: Kids and adults

Price: $25 for five

Available at caraasport.com

Jaanuu, a medical apparel brand, is selling reusable antimicrobial masks for adults and kids. With an exterior fabric that is moisture-wicking, and breathable, the soft scrubs fabric is treated with Silvadur™ antimicrobial technology to ward off bacteria, mold and mildew. The interior fabric is lined in cotton or mesh that makes each on super comfortable for long wear.

Size: Kids and adults

Price: $25 for a pack of five

Available at jaanuu.com

Boomer Natural’s 30-Day Nano Silver masks are good for 30 washes and come in an ultra-soft, 65 percent cotton/35 percent polyester blend. Each mask is made from three layers of tightly woven fabric with nano-silver technology. The triple layer construction filters the air and minimizes transmission germs.

Size: Kids and adult

Price: Kids sizes start at $7.70 and adult sizes start at $9.70 with subscribe and save options

Available at boomernaturals.com

Say hello to the first face mask made with zinc and created specifically for sensitive skin and eczema! Remedywear masks are made with TENCEL and an embedded zinc oxide.  Each masks is machine washable, antibacterial, and antimicrobial. YoRo Naturals will will donate one mask to a professional caregiver, community program or schools in need for every two masks sold.

Size: Small child and medium and large adult

Price: $25.99

Available at yoronaturals.com

Ledbury, a shirting and menswear brand is now making masks! With sizes for men, women and kids, the brand is offering several styles that include cone, pleated and diamond with options for antibacterial fabric and adjustable straps.

Size: Kids and adults

Price: $10 for childrens, $12+ for adults

Available at ledbury.com

Every mask you buy from Knours is handmade by Jennifer and Anne, two women whose small businesses have suffered during the pandemic. Each masks is triple-layered and made with 100 percent cotton that features a melt-blown, non-woven filter that is nonflammable and nonabsorbent. 

Size: Kids and adult medium and large

Cost: $18+

Available at knoursbeauty.com

BooginHead makes super comfy masks for kids and adults, and many matching options. They are made with two layers of fabric with a pocket for a filter, are BPA, PVC and phthalate-free, soft ear loops and come in a structured fit. In addition, BooginHead donates 10{a38ddb2ded6b05e28c8ae73a8db0e271c21f7193684bd9e4e28acae292f81d99} of Mask profits to COVID-19 aid organizations local and nationwide.

Sizes: Child (ages six to 12) and adult

Price: $17.99 for a two pack

Available at booginhead.com

Funkins doesn’t just make masks, they make three unique styles! With beyond adorable prints that include ninjas and mermaids, shoppers can choose from pleated, comfort fit or a secure fit that comes with extra material and a nose bridge wire.They are made with lightweight material that is breathable and machine washable.

Size: Kids and adults

Price: $8 for kids, $10 for adults

Available at funkins.com

Stock up with Giftgowns mask bundles that offer men, women, unisex and kid styles! Each masks offers two layers of cotton, a filter pocket, is breathable and machine washable. With so many trendy patterns, there’s a mask for the entire fam!

Size: Kids and adult

Price: Kids mask bundle $20.40, Adult bundle $63.70, individual adult masks start at $9

Available at giftgowns.com

Rafi Nova’s masks come in tons of options for all kinds of weather. The company’s everyday essentials masks offer three layers of lightweight 100 percent cotton, that include a middle anti-bacterial layer. You’ll also get a nose bridge, adjustable ear loops and an additional filter pocket. Teens and adults can also choose from the lightweight performance options, as well as kids styles in cute patterns, made from cotton.

Sizes: S-Child 4-6 years old, M-Child 6-12 years old, one size fits all for teen and adult

Price: Two-pack kids mask for $16, three-pack adult masks for $27

Available at rafinova.com

Amy Kuschel’s collection of face masks include sizes ranging from mini to max. Each mask comes with fabric ties and a wired edge along the upper mask to contour to the nose. There are tons of family-friendly prints in simple and neutral colors.

Size: Mini XS/S-Kids 4+ and adults with petite faces, Standard S/M-Most adults, Max L/XL taller adults

Price: $20 to $22

Available at amykuschel.com

OURA masks offer self-sterilizing technology that actually kills germs. Each one gives specialized protection from pathogens with lab tested antimicrobial effects. Coming in both junior and adult sizes, each masks comes with its own antimicrobial travel pouch to store when it’s not in use.

Size: Junior (ages two to 12) and adult

Price: $36 for junior and $50 for adult

Available at ouragami.com

MaskClub is the first subscription-based buy one, donate one online mask destination. As one of the top licensing companies with over 800+ licensed brands, your kiddos will love the styles that include Sesame Street, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Nickelodeon favorites like SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, JoJo Siwa, Blue’s Clues & You!, PAW Patrol, and more. The are double-ply, printed and sewn in the USA and for every mask purchase, the company will donate a medical grade mask to First Responders Children’s Foundation.

Size: Child and adult

Price: $9.99 subscription for one mask per month or $13.99 each

Available at maskclub.com

Disney face masks character-themed masks feature fan faves from Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars lines. Coming packs of four, each set includes unique designs, and all profits of mask sales in the U.S. will be donated to MedShare, up to $1 million until Sept. 30, 2020.

Size: Youth small and medium, Adult large and extra large

Price: $19.99 for pack of four

Available at shopdisney.com for preorder, with expected ship date of Aug. 26

Shoshanna, the women’s ready-to-wear, evening wear and swimwear firm, has introduced Mommy and Me masks, hoping that the collection will make it easier for parents to get their children to wear them. The reusable mini masks are made from excess gingham fabric and are available in mint or navy. 

Size: One size fits most for both child and adult

Price: $18 for child, $20 for adult

Available at shoshanna.com

Nickelodeon is producing iconic characters from its hit shows including SpongeBob SquarePants, PAW Patrol, Blue’s Clues & You! and JoJo Siwa. All  proceeds from the sales of Nickelodeon face masks will benefit Save the Children’s COVID-19 Global Response and will be redistributed to the region where the mask was purchased.

Size: Child and adult

Price: $18.95

Available at spongbobshop.com and other outlets later this summer

Old Navy is selling reusable cloth masks that come in packs of five for both adults and kids, and in assorted surprise patterns made with excess fabrics from other products as a way to sustainably source the materials. In addition to making affordable masks available for customers to buy, Old Navy is making a donation of 50,000 masks to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. 

Size: Kids and adult

Price: $12.50 for a pack of five

Available at oldnavy.com

Target offers some of the most affordable mask options around. Adorable two-layer cotton kids masks start at $4 for a pack of two, and you can even pick up gorgeous patterned adult options for just $2. They come with elastic ear loops, pockets for filters and are machine washable.

Size: Kids and adult

Price: $2 for one mask and up

Available at target.com

ARLi sells child and adult masks that are washable, reusable, reversible and double lined. The high-quality, breathable supima cotton and soft ribbed cotton ear loops makes them comfortable, no one will mind wearing them.

Size: Child up to 8 years old and adult

Price: $25 for a pack of two

Available at shoparli.com 

These comfy and breathable T-shirt material masks are made from rayon/spandex jersey. They offer a snug fit that’s also breathable for warm weather, and come in 35 different pattern choices! Additionally Bailey Blue is donating masks to local heroes in need.

Size: Kids and adult

Price: Prices start at $9.50

Available at baileyblueclothing.com

Each Happy Mask is made from two layers of fabric with a filter pocket for added protection. You can currently choose from white or mustard, and when you purchase from Mochi Kids, the company will donate one mask for each one sold.

Size: Kids and adult small, medium, large

Price: $19

Available at mochikids.com

Joah Love has so many patterns, we lost count! Many styles offer reversible options and the company’s adjustable ear straps make these a great option for the entire family. Described as a “T-shirt for your face,” these coverings are made from the company’s softest shirts and are guaranteed to be comfy.

Size: Kids (two to 6), Sm/Md (Older Kids, Tweens, Petite Adult Faces., M/L = Women & Men, XL= Fuller Faces/Men, Beards

Price: $20

Available at joahlove.com

Crayola is helping kids and teachers prepare for school. They are offering a 5-mask system that offers unique styles each day of the school week, so kids can choose a new, clean mask every day. Each kit comes with masks that are made with dual-layer fabric with a with 3-D face design, secure fit adjustable ear straps, nose clip and a laundry bag for easy washing.

Size: Kids and adults

Price: $29.99 for a pack of 5 for kids and $39.99 for a pack of 5 for adults

Available at schoolmaskpack.com

Nico Nico is whipping up super stylish masks with surplus fabric. Currently, the company is offering two styles of masks with elastic, adjustable ties and a side opening to insert filter.

Size: Kid and adult

Price: From $10

Available at niconicoclothing.com

Walmart’s face masks include everything from cloth and disposable to balaclavas and bandanas. The cotton masks offer three layers of protection, are machine washable and come in tons of fun patterns. Many styles offer extra features, like adjustable ear loops, too!

Size: Kids and adult

Price: $3.97 for a pack of two and up

Available at walmart.com

String King offers both reusable 2-layer cotton masks as well as 3-layer disposable options. The simple reusable style is great for all occasions, with neutral color choices and comfortable ear loops. We also love the bulk order options that make buying for organizations or stocking up a breeze.

Size: Kids and adult

Price: $6.99 with bulk pricing options

Available at stringking.com

In a matter of days, Pixels became the world’s largest mask retailer. With over hundreds of thousands of designers and 3,000,000 options, you can literally find a design for everyone. Choose from styles featuring surrealism, abstract, sports, wildlife, florals, science fiction and more. The stylish designs are made from 100 percent polyester and hand-sewn in North Carolina. The masks come with two elastic ear loops and a built-in pocket for inserting an air filter.

Size: Adult

Price: $14+

Available at pixels.com

If you’re looking for a go-to set of face masks, these stretchable, form-fitting fabric from Lapcos are the ones. They provide 99.9{a38ddb2ded6b05e28c8ae73a8db0e271c21f7193684bd9e4e28acae292f81d99} UV protection, a stretchable and slip-on material with a stable fit that won’t irritate your nose and chin. 

Size: Adult

Price: $9 for a pack of three

Available at lapcosusa.com or amazon.com

If you’ve been wanting to design your own mask, but aren’t the seamstress, Walgreens is here to save the day. The retailers is now offering fully customizable masks that you can design with your own photo! The two-part masks are cotton on the inside and polyester on the outside, come with silicone fasteners and a pocket for filters.

Size: Adult

Price: $19.99 for two

Available at walgreens.com

Say goodbye to sweaty masks (and wrinkles) with Night’s 100 percent silk option. Each one offers three layers of fabric, including silk and a disposable filter that resists bacteria, allergens, moisture and dust. Stylish colors include black, gunmetal, blush and champagne.

Size: Adult

Price: $55 for one mask with 7 filters

Available at discovernight.com

*Editor’s Note: According to the CDC, children under age 2, or anyone who has trouble breathing, is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance should not use a cloth face covering.

––Karly Wood

All photos: Courtesy of retailers/Feature photo: Vera Davidova via Unsplash



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