The Best Cloth, KN95, and Surgical-Style Masks for Kids and Toddlers
Updated Dec 12, 2022
Kids are superheroes for enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, and they have the gear to prove it. Masks remain important in doctors’ offices, in some schools and daycares, and—depending on where you live and other factors—in many other situations. Over the past year and a half, we’ve looked at more than 100 cloth and disposable masks for kids, pored over scientific studies, talked with health experts and researchers, assessed filtration efficiency in independent lab tests, and tested finalists with a panel of 10 kids, ages 2 to 11.