Headphones used to be just an iPod accessory so the whole family wouldn’t have to listen to Kidz Bop music all day. Atlanta Parent rounded up some of the best for younger kids, those that had high scores in lab testing and kid testing; all have volume control.

Sony MDR-222KD Children’s Headphones

These moderately priced headphones aren’t as flashy as some of the others, but they’re lightweight and comfortable, and have gotten good reviews in sound quality tests and from kids. Target ($14.99)

Griffin Technology KaZoo MyPhones

These adorable headphones come both in penguin and monkey designs, with volume control that keeps levels safe for young kids. griffintechnology.com ($19.99)

Kidz Gear Wired Headphones

In seven colors, from basic gray to bright orange, these headphones deliver good-quality sound and are lightweight and comfortable. gearforkidz.com ($19.99)

JVC HAKD3A Tiny Phones

Kids love the bright colors, comfortable earpads and the ability to personalize the headphones with stickers.  Fry’s Electronics ($19.99)

Puro Sound Labs BT2200 Bluetooth Headphones

In the upper price range, these headphones are constructed of aluminum for durability, block background noise, deliver great sound and can be used as Bluetooth or wired. purosound.com ($79.99)

LilGadgets Connect+Volume Limited Wired Headphones

A shareport lets kids connect two sets of headphones to listen together and kids like the colorful headband and comfortable fit. lilgadgets.com ($21) LilGadets also makes highly rated Bluetooth headphones for kids. ($49.99.)

– Amanda Miller Allen

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