Masks for the {Tiny} Masses


If someone had told me a year ago, that masks would be the newest fashion accessory, I would’ve thought they were off their rockers. But along came 2020, the WEIRDEST year ever, and now everyone should be is wearing masks. And while options abound for adults, finding ones that fit kids and are comfortable and cute is still a challenge.

So I crowdsourced for the best kids’ masks out there! Here is a (I am sure incomplete) list of the best ones for kids:

1. Old Navy.

They sell 5 packs for $12.50. They have lots of really cute sets to choose from. They’re designed according to CDC recommendations. Pros: They’re pretty cheap, fit my 3 year old and 7 year old, and Old Navy is donating 50,000 masks to Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

KC in a masks

2. Local stores!

  • Cotton Tales
  • The Merry Magnolia
  • Cheryl Pesce The Lifestyle Store in Crosstown
  • Spoiled Sweet
  • Pigtails and Crewcuts

siblings in masks

3. Local makers!

  • Sew Bottom Sewing Company
  • Somersault Designs
  • Needles Down in Germantown
  • Lolo Headbands

4. Etsy Here are a couple of shops that were recommended:

5. Target

You can get everything at Target! They have solid ones that, if you are crafty (so not me), you can decorate.

Target masks

6. Stark’s

This is a vacuum company in Oregon that is now making masks. Instead of a nose wire, they have a nose flap.

7. Norwex

These come in 4 different patterns and are made with their BacLock material.

8. Bailey Blue Clothing

Their kids’ masks feel like soft, stretchy tee shirts!

9. Kinderpack

They have THREE sizes (most places just have “kids” or “adults”. They have child, YOUTH, and adult. Might be a good option for pre-teens!

10. SLVR Lining

These are handmade in Arizona and they have some REALLY cute patterns!

11. Rails Clothing

They are selling packs of 5 for $25.

12. Lands End

Do your kids wear uniforms? They’re selling masks to match!

13. Health Gear Now

This is a a one stop shop for all things medical: kids’ masks with N95 filters, hand sanitizer, gloves, etc.

14. Taylor Joelle Clothing Company

They have super cute, Disney inspired masks that are double layer and soft, plus the design has the higher nose, which fits well.

15. Joah Love

They donate a mask with every purchase. Plus they have 4 sizes: kids (2-6 year olds), SM/MED (bigger kids), M/L- (smaller adult faces), and L/XL- (bigger adult faces and men with beards)

lego masks

16. Targeted Facebook ads:

  • MASQD- some of these patterns are really pretty cute!
  • School Mask Pack- they sell Crayola masks

All the mask extras:

I KNOW that there are probably a thousand other places to buy kids’ masks. Have you found ones you like? Leave a comment below!


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Crady is a native Memphian, but she left for twelve years only to return at the end of June 2016. She is wife to Brad, who is a pediatrician in the ER at LeBonheur. Together, they have three children: Cooper (August 2010), Semmes (March 2013), and Katherine Cobb (September 2016). Cooper has special needs, so she is constantly balancing being a special needs mom and a typical mom. She lives with her family in Central Gardens, where she spends her days wrangling children and trying to limit screen time. She loves vacations, book clubs, dinners with friends, and a hoppy IPA at the end of the day. She hates kids’ TV shows, people who park in handicap spots when they aren’t handicapped, and tomatoes.