Kids Bike Helmets: How to Choose the Safest



If you are the parent of a young child just learning to ride a bike, it is important to research and by the best kids bike helmets to keep him or her safe when they venture out onto the street. There are many options to choose from that it may be difficult to determine which is the safest kids bike helmets to choose from.

When selecting kids bike helmets for safety, there are really only two things to focus on: certification from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and correct fit.

Checking for the certification from the CPSC on each helmet is simply a matter of looking for the appropriate sticker on the helmet itself and the packaging comes it. This sticker indicates that the particular helmet meets all requirements that the federal US government has mandated for bike helmet safety.

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Bell Helmets

Product name Rating Price
Bell Child Star Wars Multi-Sport Helmet Bell Child Star Wars Multi-Sport Helmet
4.2 out of 5 stars
$9.99 - $57.99
Bell Rally Child Helmet Bell Rally Child Helmet
4.3 out of 5 stars
$8.69 - $40.76

The other criteria for safe kids bike helmets is how well they fit on each individual child’s head. There are different sizes and shapes and the best thing to do is take the child to the store and try on several or at least measure their head and look for one rated for that size.


Kids bike helmets must fit securely on the child’s head without room to wiggle around, shift or fall off when buckled properly. No hats should be worn under a helmet. Also make sure that the straps attached to the kids bike helmets are completely secure and always fastened every time the child goes out for a ride.

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