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The 9 Best Children’s Hats – Guide

Caps for children are necessary at any time of the year. In the autumn and winter months, the head is protected from the cold and warmed. In the strong sun, children’s caps prevent burning of the scalp as well as sunstroke. They come in great designs, so there’s sure to be something for your child.

Our checklist advises you and shows which criteria you should consider. Our top 9 recommendations below will ultimately make your purchase easier.

Checklist For Children Caps

Age
  • Children’s caps are available for every age and in every size. It is best to measure your child’s head yourself before buying, so that the cap is the right size in every case.
  • Caps are important for children at any time of the year.
  • A lot of heat is lost through the head, so on cold days it is important to keep it warm with a cap.
  • In summer, thin and airy caps can protect the head from harmful UV radiation.
Warm Caps
  • Knitted hats are very popular caps in winter. They often have an inner fleece lining to keep your child’s head extra warm and not let any wind through.
  • Caps with integrated flaps for the ears also protect the sensitive ears of your treasure from the cold.
  • Scarf hats are a particularly practical alternative for small children. They are pulled over the head and are both the child’s cap and scarf. The advantage is that this combination keeps particularly warm and does not slip.
Design
  • Caps come in a variety of colors.
  • Of course, a pretty appearance is not decisive for the warming function of a cap, but if the cap pleases your child, then he certainly prefers to put it on.
Sets
  • Many of the children’s hats in our recommendations are available to buy in sets, together with a scarf.
  • This has the advantage that you have both products for your child and they fit together perfectly. So your treasure is always nice and warm.

Recommendable Children’s Hats

We have compiled the best and most interesting children’s hats. You can find the list with our product recommendations here.

Tip: Children’s sofas brighten up the room and are a comfortable place to rest.

The Best Sellers Of Children’s Caps

In a list of bestsellers we have compiled the most popular children’s caps for you.

# Preview Product
1 2 Pieces Children Sun Hat Wide Brim Foldable Cap UV Protection Hat with Rope for Beach Fishing (Color Set 3) 2 Pieces Children Sun Hat Wide Brim Foldable Cap UV Protection Hat with Rope for Beach Fishing...
2 Roxy Girls' Honey Coconut Trucker Hat, Peach Bud Lahaina Light Rg S, One Size Roxy Girls' Honey Coconut Trucker Hat, Peach Bud Lahaina Light Rg S, One Size
3 Baby Boy Sun Hat Bucket Hats for Toddler 6-12,12-24 Months Baby Boy Sun Hat Bucket Hats for Toddler 6-12,12-24 Months
4 Under Armour Boys' Blitzing 3.0 Cap , Graphite (040)/Black , X-Small/Small Under Armour Boys' Blitzing 3.0 Cap , Graphite (040)/Black , X-Small/Small
5 The Hat Depot Kids Washed Low Profile Cotton and Denim Plain Baseball Cap Hat (2-5 yrs, Navy) The Hat Depot Kids Washed Low Profile Cotton and Denim Plain Baseball Cap Hat (2-5 yrs, Navy)
6 Kids Sun Hat UV Protection Unicorn Summer Beach Play Hats Wide Brim Neck Flap for Girls 2-9 Years, Pink Blue Tie Dye Kids Sun Hat UV Protection Unicorn Summer Beach Play Hats Wide Brim Neck Flap for Girls 2-9 Years,...
7 Columbia Kids' Big Snap Back Hat, Shark/White/New Olive/Camo, One Size Columbia Kids' Big Snap Back Hat, Shark/White/New Olive/Camo, One Size
8 Rainbow Tie-Dye Baseball Cap Dad Cap Unicorn Girls Gift Set for Outdoor Sports Rainbow Tie-Dye Baseball Cap Dad Cap Unicorn Girls Gift Set for Outdoor Sports
9 4 Pieces Toddler Baseball Hat Kid Toddler Baseball Cap Washed Cotton Washed Adjustable Caps Hats for Toddler Boys Girls (Color 1) 4 Pieces Toddler Baseball Hat Kid Toddler Baseball Cap Washed Cotton Washed Adjustable Caps Hats for...
10 Kids Floppy Straw Sun-Hat Foldable Summer Short Brim Sun-Beach-Hat for Babyboys Girls Kahki Kids Floppy Straw Sun-Hat Foldable Summer Short Brim Sun-Beach-Hat for Babyboys Girls Kahki
11 Kids Winter Beanies, 12 Pack Warm Cold Weather Hats Boys Girls Children (Assorted Ribbed) Kids Winter Beanies, 12 Pack Warm Cold Weather Hats Boys Girls Children (Assorted Ribbed)
12 SwimZip Unisex Child Wide Brim Sun Protection Hat UPF 50+ Adjustable | White 2-8 SwimZip Unisex Child Wide Brim Sun Protection Hat UPF 50+ Adjustable | White 2-8
13 Eohak Kids Distresed-Washed Baseball Hat Infant Toddler Baby Boy Girl Hats Distresed for 2-8 Years Eohak Kids Distresed-Washed Baseball Hat Infant Toddler Baby Boy Girl Hats Distresed for 2-8 Years
14 Kids Sun Hat UPF 50+ Boy Girl Protection Hat Wide Brim Beach Hats with Mesh and Adjustable Chin Strap Kids Sun Hat UPF 50+ Boy Girl Protection Hat Wide Brim Beach Hats with Mesh and Adjustable Chin...
15 Nike Children's Apparel Kids' Little Classic Dri Fit Basball Hat, Black, 4/7 Nike Children's Apparel Kids' Little Classic Dri Fit Basball Hat, Black, 4/7
16 Kids Sun Hat Smile Face Bucket Hat for Girls Boys Summer Sun Protection Cotton Unisex Beach Cap(Pink) Kids Sun Hat Smile Face Bucket Hat for Girls Boys Summer Sun Protection Cotton Unisex Beach...
17 Disney Boys' Mickey Mouse Baseball Cap - 2 Pack 3D Character Curved Brim Strap Back Hat (2T-7), Size 4-7 Years, Mickey Classic 2 Pack Disney Boys' Mickey Mouse Baseball Cap - 2 Pack 3D Character Curved Brim Strap Back Hat (2T-7), Size...
18 DALIX Unisex Youth Childrens Cotton Cap Adjustable Plain Hat - Unstructured (White) DALIX Unisex Youth Childrens Cotton Cap Adjustable Plain Hat - Unstructured (White)
19 Classic Train Engineer Conductor's Adjustable Cap - Child to Adult (Child (53CM)), Blue Stripe Classic Train Engineer Conductor's Adjustable Cap - Child to Adult (Child (53CM)), Blue Stripe
20 Carhartt unisex child Acrylic Watch Cold Weather Hat, Olive, 2-4T US Carhartt unisex child Acrylic Watch Cold Weather Hat, Olive, 2-4T US

Tip: so that your child does not have to play on the cold and hard floor, we recommend a children’s rug.

Current Offers On Children’s Hats

You can find the best current offers on children’s caps in this list.

SaleBestseller Nr. 1
Under Armour Boys' Blitzing 3.0 Cap , Black (001)/Stealth Gray , Small/Medium
Under Armour Boys' Blitzing 3.0 Cap , Black (001)/Stealth Gray , Small/Medium
Front panel backed with foam padding for added comfort; Built-in HeatGear sweatband wicks away sweat to keep you cool & dry
$20.00 −25%
SaleBestseller Nr. 3
Sunday Afternoons Kids Play Hat, Blossom, Large
Sunday Afternoons Kids Play Hat, Blossom, Large
2.5" - 4" down sloping brim with floatable foam core (brim length depends on size); Full 5.5" neck veil for protecting back of neck
$29.00 −24%
SaleBestseller Nr. 5
Connectyle Kids UPF 50+ Mesh Safari Sun Hat UV Sun Protection Hat Summer Daily Bucket Play Hat ,48-54cm
Connectyle Kids UPF 50+ Mesh Safari Sun Hat UV Sun Protection Hat Summer Daily Bucket Play Hat ,48-54cm
Hat Circumference: 50cm-54cm/19.7"-21.3", one size fits most children ages 2-6
$13.99 −7%
SaleBestseller Nr. 6
Volcom Boys' Big Quarter Snapback Hat, Black, One Size
Volcom Boys' Big Quarter Snapback Hat, Black, One Size
Six panel adjustable snapback; Medium weight twill; Front woven patch, back woven label
$20.00 −35%
SaleBestseller Nr. 7
GearTOP UPF 50+ Wide Brim Sun Hat to Protect Against UV Sun Rays for Hiking Camping Fishing Safari (6 5/8-7, Kids Pink)
GearTOP UPF 50+ Wide Brim Sun Hat to Protect Against UV Sun Rays for Hiking Camping Fishing Safari (6 5/8-7, Kids Pink)
Rest assured that with the drawstring safety clip, your child avoids any choking mishaps.; One size fits most with a customizable fit. Can fit head sizes between 20.9” - 22."
$24.99 −39%
SaleBestseller Nr. 8

FAQ About Kids Hats

Children’s hat: what size for 3 years?

Every child develops individually and therefore children at the age of 3 years are very different in size. It is best to measure your child’s head before you buy him a cap, so that it will fit in the end.

How do I knit a child’s hat?

First of all, you need to know all the measurements. This includes the number of stitches and the circumference of the child’s head. Then you can start knitting. There are various instructions on the Internet that will help you.

How many stitches to knit for a child’s hat?

With the help of the stitch test you can find out how many stitches are needed. The measuring tape will help you.

How high is a child’s hat?

In the first year of life, the cap height ranges between 12 and 15 cm. By adolescence, it increases up to 20 cm.

Which wool for a child’s cap?

Alpaca wool, for example, is very suitable. It is important that the material keeps your child warm in winter and the fabric is breathable in summer.

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Charlotte is passionate about writing for the Elternkompass. In her free time, her son Emil likes to keep her on her toes and together they spend a lot of time outdoors, walking around their home city of Leipzig. In her product recommendations, Charlotte shares her experiences with you.