As more NJ businesses begin to reopen, we all need to be prepared with face masks. The CDC does not recommend children under age 2 wear face masks, but you’ll need to find well-made masks that fit your kids. Here are options we love that adhere to CDC guidelines.
Disclaimer: Face masks may be on backorder or sold out. Keep checking back as new options and stock are added.
These machine-washable face masks are stitched out of 100 percent organic cotton canvas and should be washed regularly. They also have internal pockets where a filter (not included) can be inserted (like a coffee filter), which are optional but not essential. $30 for four.
These reusable, washable masks are made with a pocket for filtering. Children’s sizes should be ordered based on what size clothing your child wears, not age. There’s a variety of prints to choose from, including Minnie Mouse, Thomas the Tank and Trolls. $12.99 for one.
These washable cloth masks come in Disney character designs like Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Stitch, Marie, R2-D2, Forky, Mike Wazowski and more. Comes in small, medium and large sizes. $19.99 for four.
This organic cotton mask from ilandistyle on Etsy comes in eight styles and has two layers of 100 percent cotton (three layers total) and is designed for ages 4-7. If you order two or more masks, your package will include a bag of party balloons. $7.99 for one.
This reversible cotton mask from LittleMiaBella on Etsy comes in nine patterns, like tie dye and camo, plus kids and adults sizes. $6 for one.
Made from three layers of fabric, each machine-washable mask purchased from shopMEGoriginal’s Etsy store also ensures the cost to make and ship a medical professional or first responder is covered. $9.50 for one.
These adjustable masks can fit all faces and currently come in nine patterns from paisley to stripes. They’re 100 percent cotton and are made in Chicago. $22 for one.
Old Navy’s reusable cottons masks come in sizes for the whole family, plus patterns like plaid and paisley. $12.50 for five.
These unisex PPE masks, made of cotton muslin, are scaled to fit ages 2-10 in prints like dino, camo and leopard. Masks can be washed on short cycles and disposed of after a few uses. They also include a 100 percent polypropylene meltblown filter. $25 for five.
You can also check your local pharmacy or area clothing stores and boutiques if they carry masks for the kids.
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