Three Features to Look for in Headsets for Kids

Bluetooth makes staying connected during online classes or video calls much easier, even for kids who like to move around a lot.

Boy listening to music outdoors with headset.
Mic up with comfortable, Bluetooth-enabled headphones.Jonas Mohamdi, Pexels

Whether your kid is an avid gamer, enrolled in online classes or spends a large portion of their day listening to music or joining video calls with friends, a good pair of headphones is essential for them to hear and be heard. These are the key features to consider.

Riwbox WT-7S Bluetooth Headphones Light Up, Foldable Stero Wireless Headset with Microphone and Volume Control for PC/Cell Phones/TV/iPad (Pink Green)
The LED design flashes according to the music’s frequency.Riwbox

Get your child pumped up for online homework (well, as pumped up as they can be) with vivid headphones with a cool LED design. A Bluetooth-equipped pair lets kids get their wiggles out while still paying attention—they stay in range anywhere in the room.

Pacrate Gaming Headset for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mac, Laptop with Noise Cancelling Mic - Surround Sound Gaming Headphones - Soft Memory Over Ear PS4 Headset with LED Light for Kids, Men, Women
Improve voice clarity with this pair.Pacrate

A noise-cancelling mic will amplify your kid’s voice when they talk to teachers or friends. An adjustable 120-degree mic can be positioned up and down to better amplify your child’s voice.

Mpow CH8 Kids Headphones with Microphone (2-Pack), Wired On-Ear Headsets with Safe Volume Limited 91dB, Foldable Durable Earphones w/Audio Splitter for Boys/Girls/Toddlers/Children/School/Travel/Plane
Great for siblings.Mpow

When shopping for kids’ headphones, comfort is a must. The ears and headband should be padded to relieve tech fatigue, and it’s important to moderate the volume too. Look for a pair that caps out between 85-91dB, which will block out surrounding noise without hurting sensitive ears.