Comfortable kids earplugs

From noisy school playgrounds to busy train stations, the world is a big, noisy place – and it can be especially loud for little ears.

But there is a way to take the edge off. When everyday sounds are stressful or distracting, earplugs for kids can help them to find their focus, stay calm and socialise comfortably, without the background buzz.

So whether it’s a noisy family gathering, a classmate’s birthday party, or a school assembly, having a pair of earplugs at hands can help your kids say goodbye to distractions so they can focus on being kids.

Why should kids wear earplugs?

Everyone deals with noise differently, and children are no different.

Some children struggle to concentrate. Classrooms can be noisy places, with other kids chatting, chairs scraping, and the sound of chalk on the blackboard. When there are so many auditory distractions, it can be hard to focus in class.

And it can be the same story when it comes to homework. A loud homelife can make it hard to get homework done. But earplugs can help to reduce the volume of background noise and help kids to find their focus.

For other children, social settings can be anxiety-inducing, whether it’s eating out or playdates. 

Kids’ earplugs can reduce distracting background noises to a more manageable level, helping children to feel calmer in any situation – meaning they can embrace new experiences and live their life to the fullest.

Some children find noise overwhelming, particularly children with ADHD and autism – but they might not yet have figured out what their particular auditory triggers are yet. Having a pair of earplugs can help as they (and you) learn what sounds they find hard to deal with. Whether it’s crowded places, the sound of other kids chewing in the dinner hall, or loud video games, earplugs for autistic children can make all the difference.

Whatever the reason for wearing them, earplugs mean less noise – and more fun!

Why Loop Engage Kids earplugs are your best option

Loop Engage Kids are made for small ears in a big world. They use the same patented acoustic channel and filter as Loop Engage, providing up to 16 decibels (SNR) or 10 dB (NRR) of noise reduction, so they can have all the adventures they love – just at a lower volume.

Designed for kids aged 6+, Loop Engage Kids are made with comfort in mind. They come with a choice of ear tips in sizes XXS-M so they can find their perfect fit. Once they’re inserted properly (a little help from a parent might be needed!), they’ll feel comfortable to wear at school, home, in the playground or when out and about. 

They come in a choice of three fun, kid-approved colours so they can choose the look that best suits their individual style. And you don’t need to worry about them losing their Loops. They come with a handy Carry Case which also doubles as a keychain. Attach it to their school bag or pop it in a pocket, so their earplugs are always within easy reach, wherever they are.

Frequently asked questions

Are earplugs suitable for children to use?

Loop Engage Kids are made especially for children. They offer the same great technology as Loop Engage earplugs for adults, but are colourful, comfy and kid-approved. They come with a choice of ear tips in sizes XXS-M, to ensure the perfect fit and have certified hearing protection to keep your child’s ears safe – so long as they’re inserted properly.

What’s the difference between Loop Engage Kids earplugs and other over-the-ear hearing protection products?

Many over-the-ear hearing protection models focus on drowning out noises, which can make it difficult for kids to socialise or play comfortably at their normal levels.  

Loop Engage Kids simply reduces background noise so kids can focus on being kids. They fit snugly in the ear and are easier to take on the go. 

What age can children use earplugs?

Our Engage Kids earplugs are designed for kids aged 6-12, with a choice of ear tip sizes to ensure the perfect fit for small ears.

Can kids wear earplugs at night?

No, this product is not suitable for sleeping.

How do I ensure a proper fit for my child's earplugs?

Loop Earplugs are easy to insert – whether your child’s doing it themselves or you’re giving them a helping hand. They come with a selection of ear tip sizes to suit all ears, from XXS-M, so they can get the perfect fit. Size S comes pre-installed. If the Loops stick out or feel uncomfortable, go down a size. If they don’t feel secure, go up a size. Once you’ve got the right ear tip size:

  • Insert the silicone ear tip into the ear
  • Twist the Loop to the back, until it lies flat in the ear
  • It should feel secure and comfortable – and never painful!
  • The Loop shouldn’t be visible from the front

How do earplugs for kids differ from earplugs designed for adults?

Loop Engage Kids use the same innovative technology as Loop Engage for adults, combining an acoustic channel and engineered filter to reduce the volume of sounds, without blocking them out. But Loop Engage Kids come in special colours to give kids heaps of confidence, and they have a choice of interchangeable ear tip sizes from XXS-M (rather than our standard Loop Engage, which has earplugs that start at XS), to ensure the perfect fit for small ears.

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