Reusable face masks are one practical way to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Over the past few months, companies across all kinds of industries have started to sell cloth face masks for adults -- and some are making smaller ones with fun prints just for kids.
If you're a parent looking for personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for your children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that anyone over the age of two wear a face mask while outside of their home. Whether you're dealing with an adult mask or a kids' mask, make sure it fits snugly but comfortably against both sides of the face, can be secured with ties or ear loops, includes multiple layers of fabric (most have two or three), allows for unrestricted breathing and is washed regularly.
Getting your kid comfortable with wearing a mask -- and then actually keeping it on -- might be a tricky endeavor, so try letting them pick out ones with their favorite color, a cheerful pattern or even a familiar face.
From Disney characters to kid-designed rainbows, below are kids' face masks that you can order online right now. Keep checking back, as we'll be updating this story with new styles that we find.
The mattress company's triple-layered, breathable face mask comes in two adult sizes as well as kids' sizes. The mouthpiece is made with the same mesh fabric used in some of their pillows, and the ear bands are made with a soft gel for extra comfort. These masks ship for free in the contiguous U.S.
In addition to an abundance of adult-size offerings, Los Angeles Apparel is selling three-packs of kids' masks in black, heather grey, charcoal/asphalt, royal blue, orange/royal, bright blue/fuchsia, bubblegum pink/lapis and seashell pink/lavender.
Per South Moon Under's website, your purchase of adult and kids' masks allows donations to be made to local Maryland and Los Angeles area hospitals, where they are produced. An exclusive deal for ET readers: Take 15% off your order (excluding masks) through May 30 with promo code CBS15.
Each pack of these Sanctuary masks comes with two Dino prints, one camo print, one pink camo print and one baby leopard print. With every mask purchase, the company will provide masks to hospitals and organizations in need (learn more via the brand's Instagram Live). Note that orders may require up to 14 days for fulfillment and shipping.
These masks include a stretchy multi-layer fabric exterior, a high performance inner lining and elastic straps. Proceeds from Onzie mask purchases are being donated to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.
Each four-pack of face masks includes characters like Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh and Stitch. Note that they will ship in late July. Disney is donating one million face masks for children and families in underserved and vulnerable communities via MedShare -- they've already raised $1 million in profits from mask sales.
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