Whether your kids play their games louder than you'd like or they'd like to really get into their game with the surround sound feel headphones come with, a set of headphones is a must-have Nintendo Switch accessory. Finding a pair that is good quality, will stand up to the bumps, and traveling that goes along with kid life and is affordable may feel overwhelming. We have pulled together our list of top picks for Nintendo Switch kid headphones.
The safe choice
To keep your kid's ears safe, the Puro Sound Labs BT220s headset is your top option. These are made with protection in mind at studio-level quality. It also features 82% ambient noise-cancellation to help keep out surrounding noises. They're also Bluetooth compatible, so there are no pesky wires.
Cute and efficient
Add a touch of cuteness to your child's accessory with the cat ear attachments with the SOMIC G951S Stereo Gaming Headset. This headset also works with mobile devices, other consoles, and the PC. Available in black, pink, and purple, it's not only cute but also comfortable with breathable earcups.
Tune in clear
This is a great option if you're looking for a nicer headset for an older kid. The headband is made to contour to the wearer's head shape to prevent pressure. If your child also plans to use this for other consoles, the microphone is one of the best in gaming headsets with background noise-cancellation and studio quality.
Noise all around
This headset from Ziumier gives you a true surround sound experience. Noises will be coming from all directions, providing your kids with an immersive gaming experience. Plus, this set is lightweight and offers a bit of style with the RGB LED lighting.
Keep your little's ears safe in an affordable way with the Similio Headphones. You can limit the volume to either 75dB, 85dB, or 94dB as you see fit. These headphones will last a long time between charges with 15 hours of battery life and can be used wired or wirelessly. They're also great for travel with a foldable design.
Light up cat
Not only does this set feature the cute cat ears on top, but the Riwbox CT-7S headset lights up and changes colors! There are smaller ear cups to fit small ears well; they come with a braided cable to increase durability of the cord, preventing bend damage.
No small amount of options for small gamers
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We know there are many things you may consider when looking for the right pair of headphones for the kids in your life. From volume limits to comfort for smaller heads to bluetooth connectionfor wireless headphones, all these picks offer great qualities for young gamers.
If you're not afraid of the price tag, the quality and protection the Puro Sound Labs BT2200s offer, plus their style and noise-cancellation that make them well worth the money and our top pick. For an affordable cute option made to stand up to some wear and give some huge smiles, it's hard to get away from the adorableness of the Riwbox CT-7S. Whichever you choose, the right headset will help kids take their games to the next level.
Alex has been working with iMore as a Freelance Gaming Writer for three years. You can also find a few articles of hers on Android Central and Windows Central. She regularly covers Nintendo Switch games and accessories as well as iOS game apps. In addition to the Nintendo Switch, you may also find her playing on the PlayStation and PC. When she doesn’t have a controller in hand she likes to spend her time with her husband, son, and dogs, exploring new places, or hiding away with a book (or comic book). A few of her favorite games include the Zelda franchise, Little Nightmares, and Animal Crossing.