Planet Buddies Kids Headphones review

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REVIEW – In these days of Covid-19 with many kids teleschooling, good headphones for the kids are a tool to maintain the sanity of parents. However, not all headphones are created equal, and my kids are very quick to be critical about things like comfort and looks. Enter the Planet Buddies Kids Headphones!!

What is it?

Planet Buddies Kids Headphones are on-ear headphones that are designed specifically for kids. They are Volume Safe Foldable Wired Earphones that can be used for leisure and for school.

What’s in the box

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1 x Planet Buddies Kids Headphones
1 x Headphone cable with Inline Controls
1 x Set of Picture Inserts
1 x Box of Crayons
1 x Set of Customizable Picture Inserts
1 x User Manual

Design and features


  •  Safe Audio: Planet Buddies headphones for girls and boys are volume limited to 85 decibels to protect little ears against excessive noise. Perfect for kids of all ages from 3 years old, great for home study, gaming and tablets for kids
  • Premium Sound Quality: Kids headphones wired with 40mm drivers, ensuring your children will enjoy the best sound experience. The perfect alternative to computer speakers can also be used for your chrome tablet, cell phones, and laptops
  • Comfortable Design:  Lightweight, adjustable and foldable, with super-soft ear cushions and headband. More than just toys, our children’s headphones come in a range of characters to educate kids on endangered species and environmental issues
  • Kid-Proof:  Made from heavy-duty materials, these headphones are designed to withstand handling, drops and knocks. Come with a carry bag for travel-friendly use, making these great gifts for girls or boys
  • In-line Functions: On-ear headphones with microphone and multi-function control switch that allows you to answer and end calls, pause and play music and skip tracks. Perfect hands-free headphones for cell phones, chrome tablet, and more

Planet Buddies headphones 1“Planet Buddies kids headphones are volume limited to 85 decibels which is the level recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).” The child-safe audio limit on the kids’ headphones helps to prevent noise-induced hearing loss. They offer the added feature of customizable inserts for each earpiece with inserts with pictures already printed and “blanks” for kids to customize. Crayons are also included. There is an inline control on the cable that allows you to adjust the volume, control the mic, and control playback options. It also handles phone calls.
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These headphones are easy to use and perform well. I have tried other headphones for my kids to use and they have complained about discomfort or at times spikes in volume. They love these headphones and the inline controls for teleschooling and when watching their age-appropriate YouTube videos. They use them daily. The build quality s great and my daughter loves to color/customize inserts for each ear. My kids do not use them for phone calls primarily because of their ages.
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Planet Buddies headphones 11The photo below shows my son fully engaged in learning and happily wearing these headphones without complaining about comfort or the ability to hear clearly.
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What I like

  • The kid-friendly design including the colors and the coloring options
  • My kids say that they are comfortable
  • The built-in line control for volume, playback functions, and mic for calls and for use with Zoom for teleschooling
  • The flexibility that makes it harder for kids to break

What I’d change

  • My kids love them so I guess nothing

Final thoughts

I think that the Planet Buddies kids headphones are great and work well for my energetic kids who can be tough on their stuff. They communicate with their teachers and classmates, and for listening when using their tablets. Well done!!

Price: $22.49
Where to buy: Amazon
Source: The sample for this review was provided by Planet Buddies

2 thoughts on “Planet Buddies Kids Headphones review”

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  2. Oh man.
    Too sweet.
    I am going to get diabetes
    These headsets would drive my nieces absolutely nuts with joy.
    The price point is great too.

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