40 Braids for Kids: 40 Braid Styles for Girls
When it comes to little girls hair it is very important to style appropriately. As children their scalps are still developing so avoiding manipulation and certain styles are advised. Braids are a timeless style especially for girls. When done properly it is able to aid in the growth and health of the hair. There are many cute and versatile styles that you can do and we have found 40 styles for the little divas.
1Side part cornrows with beads.
Keep it simple with this side part cornrow style. Add colored beads to the end which not only adds a touch of fun to the look but also protects the ends of the hair.
2Braided Twisted Mohawk
Mohawks are very cute styles that last a great time on little girls. Braid the hair in a simple pattern or add some designs for more flair. Add cute accessories like the flows pictured or hair jewels.
3Crisscross Double puffs
We are loving this crisscross style. Simply section the hair and plait in small sections. Follow by securing with a rubber band in a crisscross fashion. Secure the two puff with your favorite bows.
4Jumbo Halo Braid
We are loving this jumbo halo braid. You can achieve this style by braiding the hair in a circular manner and then adding hair to create the halo braid. Add four smaller braids, two on each side complete with beads of your choice.
5Braided mickey puffs
This is a simple cornrow style that is completed with two buns formed by medium sized two strand twists. This style is not only cute but is also great as a protective style.
Pigtails are definitely the style of every little girls childhood. Give them a twist by adding braids. Then coordinate them with colorful beads and bows to match specific outfits. Keep them looking fresh by adding a hair oil for shine.
7Braided side bun
Nothing is better than little versatility when it comes to hair. Like adults kids become bored with the same hairstyle after a while. We love this side bun because you can also wear it as a side ponytail.
8French braid ballerina bun
Continuing with the crisscross trend add a little more style by adding two curved french braids. This style is sure to last even through the toughest play dates. To maintain moisturize and twist each bun.
9Straight back cornrows
Like mother like daughter. Get matching hairstyles with your little princess. We love these straight back cornrows that alternate in size. These are not only easy to maintain but also easy to do as well.
10Cornrow french braids with Twisted bangs
We believe that bangs are such a great look for little girls. But having children running around with a typical loose bang can be a hassle, so opt for giving your child a twisted bang instead.
11Braided crown with mini twists
Here is a classic children’s style. The crown is braided in medium sized cornrows with mini two strand twists in the back. To brighten this style up this style you can you colorful rubber bands at the root instead of black.
12Lush twisted pigtails
How gorgeous are these jumbo twists pigtails? We love how these braids are done in a chevron pattern. Smaller twists are wrapped around the root of the pigtails which gives this look more detail.
13Braided side mohawk
Continuing with the mohawk look we are loving the textured look. To achieve this put the hair in small to medium size twists and let them set overnight. To get the best results use a styling cream such as shea moisture’s curl enhancing smoothie.
We love this cute version of the pineapple. Here we have the braids braided in a wave pattern that is then put into one large braid going to the front creating the pineapple.
15Twisted french roll
The french roll is such a classic style. What better way to make it kid friendly then to add braids and twist to it. Not only does it make it age appropriate but it also allows the style to last for a longer period of time.
16Loose braided bun
Nothing screams princess like a bun. What we love about this bun is that the twists are styled into a loose braid. This style of braiding keeps unnecessary tension off of the hair. It also makes it easy to take down and moisturize when needed.
17Braided heart roll and tuck
We are absolutely in love with the creativity of this hair do. The braided heart is such a fun and kid friendly touch. If you want to take it up a notch opt to do the heart design in pink or red to set a theme.
We are used to seeing the crown halo but we are so digging this centered halo. This style is cute and functional because all of the hair is pinned and tucked away. Pair with cute dainty stud earrings to complete the look.
19Braided Top Knot
The top knot is such a huge trend in fashion and what way to give the look in a kid friendly fashion. We love how this look can be worn in many different such as pigtails, double buns, and a ponytail.
This style is perfect for those hot summer months. This is medium sized cornrows braided in a mohawk fashion and then braided into one jumbo braid. This can also be worn as a loose mohawk or over to one side for a faux shaved look.
21Fishtail inspired puff
We love the idea of the mini fishtail braids into a puff. This allows the girl to still wear her natural hair but also protect it at the same time. To keep this style looking fresh moisturize at night and sleep on a satin pillow case.
22Beaded Braided bun
Beads have a way of jazzing up any look. We love how the beads were place throughout the braided bun for this look. It adds such a feminine and unique touch. To add some fun color the beads to match your little girls favorite Disney princess.
23Simple cornrow puff
If you are looking for something a little more simple ditch the beads and go for this simple braided puff. You can go for something textured from an old twist out or braid out or pick it out for a true afro look.
24Hearts split ponytail
It is no secret that we love the heart design on little girls and this one really tops the cake. We love how these hearts have a gradual effect which is definitely something to talk about. This style is completed with a forward ponytail and spiral rod ends.
25Half and Half bun
Get this super cute half and half bun that requires no maintaining at all. Dress this look up with fun printed bows or hair clips. Also opt to wear these in two ponytails if the heart desires.
26Curly single braids
Put a new twist on simple single braids.You can get these beautiful curls by sectioning and applying curlers to the ends. Then dip the ends in hot water. Only apply this method if the child is wearing extensions.
27Top knot with curly extensions
Continuing with the top knot styles we have this chic top knot that is curly with the help of extensions. To keep them looking fresh moisture them at least 3-4 time per week with a light oil and conditioner.
If you are looking for a style that lasts weeks then these single micro braids are surely the style. The require not maintenance and are super versatile. The possibilities are endless with this style.
How adorable is this bow? This style has taken adding hair bows to your hair to a whole new level. This is such a perfect style for those who love experimenting with hair. It is completed with small cornrows and a medium sized mono braid in the back.
30Natural curly fro
Jazz up the everyday curly fro with these simple sectioned cornrows. To top it all off, why not pull out the baby hair? Keep the curls defined by using a styling cream specific for natural hair.
31cornrowed ponytail with bang
Another simple style are these cornrows braided into a high ponytail. Add different accessories to the ponytail to jazz up the look. Loosen the two front braids to create a wavy textured bang.
32Long cornrowed twists
We are used to seeing Senegalese twist from root to tip but we are feeling the cornrows at the top. Switch it up and go for shorter twist and add a pop of color.
33Wrap around braid
This is a simple way to spice up a simple bun. Create a large braid at the area and connect it with the braided bun. This creates the look of the faux hair tie.
These simple cornrows created this faux halo headband. Add different hair accessories and use this twisted band as a foundation to create a different headband everyday. This really allows one to be creative.
35half braided with textured bang
Kids may be to young to shave the sides of their hair but this look offers a kid friendly alternative. Braid smaller braids to give the illusion of a shaved side. Place the top of the hair in chunky braids to achieve the texture pictured.
36Partial french braid
We love how elegant this style is create a deep part and place the bottom half of the hair in a sleek braid. Then add a bow to really tie the look together. This remind us of a old Hollywood look.
37Bow and hearts
What happens when two of our favorite pattern collide? This beautiful and fun braided bow style ties in the super cute bow and fun heart pattern. This look is fun without being over the top.
38Large braided bun
We love the boldness of this bun style. This style is completed with what is known a Ghana braids. These are then placed in a high bun which really tops off the look.
39Crisscross center braid
We love the design of this style. The crisscross braid works as a great design and really shows off the neatness of this hairstyle. Pair with your divas favorite color combinations.
40Sleek French Braid
This is the simple french braid that is done with the invisible braiding method. This is perfect for a range of ages and is great for all occasions. To make french braids last longer always tie down the roots with a satin scarf.