Kids’ Helmets: Comparison Charts and Ratings

lazerbob kids' bike helmet - white yellow duck

Young Toddlers

9 to 18 months

Fit Heads: 44 – 49 cm

Helmets with flat backs, great for bike seats, trailers, & balance bikes.

giro scamp kids' bike helmet - blue

Child Helmets

1.5 to 5 years

Fits Heads: 46 – 55 cm

Small-profile, lightweight helmets for young riders.

melon kids' bike helmet - red white

Youth Helmets

5 to 12 years

Fits Heads: 50 – 57 cm

Larger profile helmets for older riders.

Compare Top Bike Helmets to Find the Safest and Best Helmet for Your Child

Toddler and kids’ bike helmets are the ultimate safety accessory, but they are not all created equal. From size, to price, to adjustability, use our comparison charts and ratings to help you find the safest and the best helmet for your child.

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Helmets in comparison charts are sorted by rating level.  In desktop (not mobile) each column can be filtered by clicking on the up and down arrows next to the column title (rating, weight, head circumference, etc.).   To filter helmets by size, use the button links in the chart above.

Product HelmetEstimated PricesOur RatingHead CircumferenceWeightInternal AdjustAge/Type
Best Overall
Giro Tremor MIPS

Giro Tremor MIPS

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$34.95
Exceptional
50 - 57 cm
306g
Dial Adjust
Youth (5 and up)
Best Overall
Giro Scamp with MIPS

Giro Scamp with MIPS

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$26.20
Exceptional
45 - 53 cm
251 g
Dial Adjust
Young Toddler (9-18 mo), Child (18 mo. - 4 yr.)
Top Pick
Lazer Nut’z with MIPS

Lazer Nut’z with MIPS

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Exceptional
50 - 56 cm
300 g
Auto Adjust
Youth (5 and up)
Top Pick
Lazer P’Nut with MIPS

Lazer P’Nut with MIPS

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$58.95
Exceptional
46 - 50 cm
270 g
Auto Adjust
Child (18 mo. - 4 yr.)
Top Pick
Giro Hale MIPS

Giro Hale MIPS

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$34.95
Exceptional
50 - 57 cm
247g
Dial Adjust
Youth (5 and up)
Top Pick
WOOM Helmet

WOOM Helmet

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$69.00
Exceptional
52 - 56 cm
315 g
Dial Adjust
Youth (5 and up)
Lazer Nut’z

Lazer Nut’z

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Exceptional
50 - 56 cm
300 g
Auto Adjust
Youth (5 and up)
Lazer P’Nut

Lazer P’Nut

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$49.99
Exceptional
46 - 50 cm
270 g
Auto Adjust
Child (18 mo. - 4 yr.)
Uvex Hero

Uvex Hero

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$25.00
Exceptional
49 - 52 cm
205 g
Dial Adjust
Child (18 mo. - 4 yr.)
Uvex Quatro Junior

Uvex Quatro Junior

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$49.99
Exceptional
50 - 55 cm
265 g
Dial Adjust
Youth (5 and up)
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