For this page, I have put together a collection of the best baby sun hats currently available. For more top picks and buying guides, see my newborn essentials checklist.
During the summer months it’s vital you keep your baby or toddler safe from the suns harmful rays. Infant sunburn can happen within minutes so wearing a baby sun hat will help protect their head and neck when you are out at the park, on the beach or in the garden.
As most parents know, keeping a sun hat on your little ones head can sometimes be a challenge as they seem to love pulling them off, but choosing one which is comfortable and will also protect them from the sun at the same time will help make those days out in the sunshine all the more easier.
We’ve searched the market and have found some of the best (and cutest!) baby sun hats around!
Let’s get going!
What to consider when buying a baby sun hat
Baby sun hats not only look very cute, but they also protect your baby from the sun. Look for a wide brimmed hat or neck flap to help protect their delicate face, ears and neck. Choose a hat that is made of UV protection material and it is also a good idea to get one with a neck strap, which you can tie or fasten with velcro and help keep it on your little ones head.
Best Baby Sun Hats
Pesci Baby Girls Bucket Sun Hat
Delightful vintage floral print sun hat for baby girls from newborn and 0-3 months. This bonnet style bucket sun hat has a wide frilly brim, cotton lining and adjustable chin strap with velcro fastening. Offers good sun protection and face and neck shade. 100% Cotton.
Pop-In Monster Herman Boys Sun Hat
This in or out of water sun hat is made with UPF 50+ material. With a peaked cap to protect face from the sun. Softly elasticated band to help it stay put even when your little swimmer is on the move. The generous legionnaire style panel will also protect their neck from UV rays.
Ami&Li Baby Kids Anti-UV UPF 50+ Sun Shade Hat
Super lightweight and ultra-thin girls sun hat in floral print with adjustable chin strap and fastening buckle. Wider brim for better sun protection, especially for neck and back. Available in 0-9 months/9 months-4 years/3-12 years and adults.
Cotton blended, lightweight and breathable sun hat for a baby boy or girl. 6m-2years. Cute teddy bear design with denim peak and ears. Soft and comfortable to wear with good sun protection.
Maximo Baby Girls Sun Hat
Fisherman’s style sun hat in denim. Thin lining made of pure cotton and under the neck tie and narrow elastic at the back of the hat to ensure a perfect fit. With UV protection UPF 30+ Protection.
Odosalii Kids Sun Hat
Soft summer sun hat in multiple designs for boys and girls. Water-repellent fabric with full neck coverage. Comfortable, with chin strap and adjustable toggle for the perfect fit. Safe break-away chinstrap. Hat size fully adjustable with drawstring for longer use. Wide brim summer hat with 50+UPF Protection.
Baterflyo Baby Toddler Boys Sun Hat
Soft, breathable sun hat in cute safari animal print for boys. The wide brim will protect face and neck from the sun. Wind rope allows kids to adjust the tightness for securely fixing the hat especially on windy days. UPF 50+ Protection.
HUAANIUE UPF 50+ Sun Protection Swimming Costume Cap
Quick drying material sun hat suitable for wearing in and out of the water. Boys and girls prints available. Stretchable fit so children can enjoy their swim without feeling restricted. With neck protection panel. Available in sizes 6-18 months/2-4 years and 4-6 years. UPF 50+ Protection.
Comhats Infant Toddler Straw Fedora Sun Hat
Trilby style straw sun hat with adjustable inner band. Foldable and packable so perfect for holidays. Will regain its original shape. Lightweight and breathable for a comfortable and cool fit.
LACOFIA Baby Sun Protection Beach Hat
Available in plenty of colours and prints this baby sun hat is made of a quick drying and breathable material. UPF +50 Ultra violet protection, also comes with a neck flap, protect kids’ neck from sunburn. Suitable for kids age 6m-5years. With under-the-neck tie to keep hat in place.
Pesci Baby Girls Sun Hat with Frilly Brim Daisy Flowers
Cute sun hat with daisy flowers brim for baby girls from newborn and 0-3 months. This bonnet style bucket sun hat has a wide frilly brim, cotton lining and adjustable chin strap with velcro fastening. Offers good sun protection and face and neck shade. 100% Cotton.
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