As writers and testers in WIRED’s Gadget Lab, we spend all day immersed in private expertise of all types. It’s in all probability no shock that if we work on a pc in the course of the day and take pleasure in gaming in our downtime, our youngsters do, too. I (Adrienne) have a 5-year-old and an 8-year-old that attended school remotely and play video video games; my colleague Simon Hill has a 9- and a 12-year-old. Between us, we—er, nicely, our youngsters—have examined lots of the child headphones in the marketplace.
These are our high picks, together with some recommendation—resembling why you may want a pair of child-specific headphones. Don’t neglect to take a look at our different parenting guides, such because the Best Kid Tablets and the Best Kid Podcasts. Looking for a pair for your self? Check out our checklist of the Best Headphones.
Updated January 2023: We up to date hyperlinks and pricing and added the BuddyPhones Cosmos+ and StoryPhones.
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