Sullen, sulky teenagers aren’t the only ones who need headphones these days. Whether it’s so you don’t have to listen to that one song your toddler is obsessively listening to over and over, or to tune out the chimes and melodies during daily screen time, investing in a pair of headphones for your toddler is probably a good idea.
From waterproof, Bluetooth, stylish to just plain adorable, we’ve rounded up some of the best headphones for toddlers.
1. Cat Ear Bluetooth Headphones
Most toddlers love anything that flashes. These headphones from Riwbox can have their very own light show to the beat of the music. You can turn the lights off for quieter times, too. They are foldable, Bluetooth enabled, and can also be plugged in for those times you forget to charge them!
2. CozyPhones Kids Headphones
We did say that some of these would be adorable, right? These headphones certainly fit that bill. Choose from 11 different styles, including a unicorn, cat and bunny. A style that might be more comfortable for your toddler, these headbands have speakers built in and are washable! They are volume limited so your little one’s ears are protected. If unicorns and kittens aren’t your toddler’s thing, there are foxes, Batman, Elmo and more here!
3. LilGadgets Connect+ Style Kids Premium Volume Limited Wired Headphones
If you’ve got twins or just more than one toddler, these are the headphones for you. LilGadgets Connect+ headphones have a SharePort, so one side of the headphones plugs into the device, and the other can plug into another set of headphones so two people can listen to the same thing at once. Ideal for road trips when kids are watching the same thing on a tablet, mom and dad can listen to an audiobook while the kids watch their movie. It includes a carrying pouch, and comes in multiple styles and colors. The best part? A portion of the proceeds goes to bullying awareness.
4. JBL JR300BT
Great for a long car or plane ride, these headphones have a 12-hour battery life and quick (1 hour) recharge. Each set comes with stickers so your child can decorate customize them. With child-friendly controls, safe sound, Bluetooth capability, and a comfortable fit, your toddler will love wearing these.
5. BuddyPhones Wave, Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Volume-Limiting Kids Headphones
Excuse me, did somebody say waterproof headphones? If anyone needs waterproof headphones, it’s a toddler. Luckily, these headphones from BuddyPhones will save the day. Along with being waterproof, they come in multiple styles, and last 20 hours on one charge.
6. Trolls Headphones
No matter what you thought of the movie, your toddler probably loved it, so chances are they will love these Trolls Headphones. They will give your child a hilarious troll wig, they are equipped with an adjustable volume limiter, and they come in both Buddy and Poppy styles.
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7. eKids Headphones
Minnie Mouse! Mickey Mouse! Star Wars! There’s something for everyone with these headphones from eKids! Our favorites are Minnie with a bow and the Mickey ones with ears! Not only are they all adorable, but they also have adjustable headband so they can grow along with your child!
8. Belukey-Tech Kids Headphones
For those of you with a little diva-toddler, look no further. These headphones from Belukey-tech have all the bling your little one needs. They’re made with BPA-free material, and their padded earmuffs make for super comfortable fit.
9. Sakar Kids Character’s Headphones
Is your toddler one of those ones who wants to wear their Halloween costume all day long, all year long? Well, maybe you can convince them wearing headphones featuring their favorite character will suffice. These headphones from Sakar feature several different kids characters: Batman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Paw Patrol, My Little Pony, and more. They’re wired with volume-limiting technology.
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