For the longest time, we were told that face, whether for adults or kids, were one of the easiest and most effective ways to help end the COVID-19 pandemic. Turns out, if it’s not a KN95 mask for youths or grown-ups, it’s little more than decoration. With this pivot in mind, we’re racing along with most of the country to find the best masks for kids that will actually keep them safe. Luckily enough, there are a ton available.
Per the CDC’s current recommendation, all children age two and up should be masked while indoors. While outdoors, if your child will be in prolonged close contact, it’s also recommended. This includes vaccinated children and adults, with a special emphasis on transport, ie that bus-ride home.
Look, we get that keeping your child or children safe in these uncertain times feels like a full-time job that is added to your full-time. But the best KN95 and N95 masks for kids can take some of that burden off your shoulders – and really, that’s about the best we can all do.
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Just the facts, ma’am. These KN95 masks for kids are black and modest, without frill, as one might expect from medical-grade equipment. It’s comprised of five layers and conforms to the fact to protect spillage from the sides, securing via elastic bands over the ears.
Granted, this six-pack is a touch more expensive than others. But it’s also comprised of a ton of fun colors, ensuring your child will not feel like he or she is headed into the operating room.
For big families with multiple kids, this multicolored 30-pack will at least get you through the week. Masks are individually wrapped, so you can throw in a spare with your child’s lunch and not worry about pre-soiling.
Just because there’s a worldwide pandemic raging does not mean your kid can have a little fun. These brightly patterened masks are still as effective and efficient as others on this list without sacrificing style.
Patterns. Characters. Automobiles. This far-out 50-piece kit provides something for every kid, regardless of predilection. Individually wrapped and including a nosepiece for extra security, they stay put through both your child’s and the design’s features.