Sleep Masks for Kids

Sleep Masks for Kids

Whether you are looking for a sleep mask for your little one to block unwanted light for sleep at home or whilst travelling. Our range of kids sleep masks provide the solution!

I find our kids sleep masks invaluable any time we travel, to help keep my kids in their sleep routine,  be it in the car, plain or hotel. 

Our Best Sleep Masks for Kids

Hush Kids Sleep Mask & Alpine Kiddies Earplugs Bundle

$53.00
A perfect combination for kids. Dream Essentials Hush kids sleep mask and Alpine Kiddies ear plugs. Perfect for travelling, sleeping
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Hush | Kids Sleep Mask

$19.95$29.95
Our Hush Kids Sleep Mask is perfect for children with light sensitivity , or when you want to make sure they get the sleep they need. With adjustable straps, an ergonomic design and breathable fabric, it’s comfortable for little ones and provides complete darkness - just like in a cave! So your kids can drift off into sweet dreams.  
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Choosing the Best Sleep Mask to Meet Your Preferences

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Luxury Eye Masks
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Sleep Mask With Eye Cavities
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Aromatherapy Masks
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Organic Sleep Masks

Clients' Feedback and Success Stories

  • Ordered earplug sample pack which was great for choosing the right earplugs before committing to a multipack. Quick shipping. Thanks!

    Sue Jay Avatar Sue Jay
    September 21, 2021

    Sound machine is a nice compact size to be tucked away out of sight. Volume range is good.

    Tv C Avatar Tv C
    December 21, 2022

    Product works a treat,don't realise your wearing it ,breathing much better

    Gail Smith Avatar Gail Smith
    June 21, 2023
  • Great delivery service and follow up service from here. Super efficient!

    L Fitz Avatar L Fitz
    September 14, 2023

    What a fantastic company to deal with. Awesome product and service. These guys are a pleasure to deal with. Highly recommend. Thanks guys. Its a pleasure to deal with professionals. Richie Forrester Perth.

    Richie Forrester Avatar Richie Forrester
    September 21, 2019

    Great customer service, never had an issue ordering through Sleep & Sound.

    Matt Page Avatar Matt Page
    December 21, 2022
  • Fast postage and a great product. I was trying to use my hearos for sleeping but the filters are too hard which caused pain. The alpine sleep soft don't have this issue, thanks!

    Grae B Avatar Grae B
    September 21, 2020

    Easy to order, item was dispatched super quick & received the next day. Very impressive! A stellar seller! Thank you.

    David Gillard Avatar David Gillard
    September 21, 2020

    My order arrived promptly and quickly and I was very pleased with customer service. Good communication and good price! Thank you!

    Karina Rampson Avatar Karina Rampson
    September 21, 2021
  • Ear plugs comfortable and fit well

    david mold Avatar david mold
    August 21, 2023

    Easy to deal with and fast delivery both number 1 criteria for customers

    John Avatar John
    August 21, 2023

    Very quick delivery, good to have a purchase option to try different styles of ear plugs without having to commit to buying a larger pack.

    Benjamin Lambert Avatar Benjamin Lambert
    September 21, 2021

Eye masks can enhance a child’s sleep quality

Introduction

Every parent knows the age-old saying, "Sleep like a baby." But ensuring that children get a sound and peaceful sleep is no child's play. Sleep is a cornerstone of a child's health and well-being. As their bodies and minds are rapidly developing, children require more hours of uninterrupted sleep than adults. This rejuvenating rest aids in physical growth, supports cognitive development, boosts the immune system, and plays a crucial role in mood regulation. In our fast-paced world, replete with gadgets, bustling streets, and occasional bright lights sneaking through curtains, achieving that perfect sleep environment becomes challenging. This is where eye masks come into the picture. Tailored especially for our little ones, these eye masks are not just a cute accessory but an effective tool. They create a cocoon of darkness, tricking the brain into producing melatonin—the sleep hormone—thus helping children drift into deep slumber. Whether at home, on a long road trip, or during a midday nap at school, these masks can be the barrier between restlessness and restful sleep. Dive in as we explore the world of eye masks for kids and discover how they can be the guardian angels of their dreams.

Benefits of Eye Masks for Kids

Enhanced Sleep Quality

Sleep isn't just about quantity, but also quality. Darkness is nature's cue for sleep. When our eyes detect darkness, the brain releases melatonin, a hormone pivotal for sleep regulation. For kids, whose sleep-wake cycles are still maturing, maintaining a consistent sleep environment is crucial. Eye masks create that immediate sense of nighttime, assisting the body in efficiently producing melatonin, thus fostering a deeper and more restful sleep.

Reduction in Sleep Disruptions

Children are highly sensitive to even the faintest changes in their environment, and little disturbances like the glare from street lights or the early rays of dawn can jolt them awake. An eye mask acts as a shield, keeping such disruptions at bay, ensuring that their sleep remains undisturbed and their dreams sweet.

Travel Companion

Journeying with kids can be a fun-filled adventure, but it also means erratic sleep schedules and unfamiliar sleep environments. Eye masks become a reliable companion during these times, ensuring that children can catch a quick nap in the car, on a plane, or in a brightly lit waiting room. With their favorite eye mask on, they can be transported to a familiar sleep space, no matter where they are.

Improving Focus and Mood

Sleep and mood are intricately linked. A good night's sleep ensures that children wake up rejuvenated, with increased attention span and a brighter disposition. Additionally, sleep directly affects their cognitive functions and emotional responses. An eye mask, by promoting better sleep quality, can inadvertently lead to improved focus in school and a more cheerful mood during playtime.

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Caring for Your Child's Eye Mask

Recommendations for Washing and Drying

Proper cleaning and maintenance of your child’s eye mask are essential to ensure it continues to provide a comfortable and effective sleep experience:

  • Regular Cleaning: Depending on usage, aim to clean the eye mask at least once a week. If it’s used daily or during travel, more frequent cleaning may be necessary.
  • Hand Washing: It’s generally best to hand wash the eye mask with mild, fragrance-free detergent. Gently rub the fabric to remove any dirt or oils.
  • Avoid Harsh Chemicals: Avoid using harsh detergents or bleach, as these can damage the delicate materials and irritate your child’s skin.
  • Rinse Thoroughly: After washing, rinse the eye mask thoroughly to remove all detergent residue.
  • Air Drying: To preserve the fabric’s softness and elasticity, let the eye mask air dry. Avoid wringing it out, as this can distort its shape.
  • Storage: Once it’s completely dry, store the eye mask in a clean, dry place. Avoid folding it in a way that could damage the padding or seams.

Tips to Keep the Mask in Prime Condition

Proper storage can extend the lifespan of your child’s eye mask:

  • Keep it Clean: Always store the eye mask in a clean environment, free from dust and dirt.
  • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Store the mask away from direct sunlight, as prolonged exposure can cause the colors to fade.
  • Use a Pouch or Case: Consider using a small pouch or case to protect the mask when not in use, especially during travel.
  • Hang it Up: If you have a hook or hanger in your child’s room, consider hanging the eye mask to prevent it from getting crushed or wrinkled.

While children’s eye masks are designed for durability, they will eventually show signs of wear. Here’s when to consider replacing the mask:

  • Elastic Wearing Out: If the elastic band loses its elasticity and no longer fits comfortably, it’s time for a replacement.
  • Frayed Seams or Tears: Check for any frayed seams or tears in the fabric. These can compromise the mask’s effectiveness and safety.
  • Fading or Discoloration: If the colors of the mask have significantly faded or if there’s noticeable discoloration, it may be time for a new one.

Why Choose Sleep & Sound for Kids' Sleep Masks?

  • Choose Kids Sleep Masks from Sleep & Sound for unrivaled quality and comfort. Our masks are thoughtfully designed with your child's well-being in mind.
  • Crafted from hypoallergenic materials, they provide gentle, irritation-free wear, ensuring a peaceful night's sleep. Our extensive collection offers various fun and appealing designs that kids love, making bedtime something to look forward to.
  • What sets us apart is our commitment to safety. Our masks have no small detachable parts, guaranteeing worry-free use. We prioritize durability, so you can rely on our masks night after night.
  • With Sleep & Sound, you're not just choosing a sleep mask; you're choosing a restful, uninterrupted night's sleep for your child.
  • Experience the difference with Sleep & Sound's Kids Sleep Masks - because a well-rested child is a happy child.
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FAQ

While our sleep masks are designed to provide excellent light blocking, they may not eliminate 100% of light. They are effective at reducing light disturbances, creating a darker sleep environment for your child.

Most of our sleep masks are easy to clean. We recommend hand washing with a mild detergent and then air drying. Avoid using harsh chemicals or bleach, which could damage the materials.

Yes, many parents find our sleep masks to be a valuable accessory for napping during the day, whether at school or while traveling. They help create a comfortable and dark environment for rest.

The lifespan of a sleep mask depends on usage and care. Our sleep masks can last for several months to a year or more with proper maintenance and gentle use. Signs of wear and tear may indicate it’s time for a replacement.

Yes, our sleep masks are designed to be hypoallergenic and gentle on the skin. However, if your child has specific allergies or sensitivities, it’s always a good idea to check the product details and consult with a healthcare professional if needed.

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