The Best Kid’s Robes For The Softest, Coziest Bath Time

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by Anna Baboval
Barefoot Dreams Kids Robe

Looking for cozy kids’ robes and cozy baby robes? With the kids staying home more than usual these days, you may have noticed that the laundry is piling up—and fast. Don’t even get us started on the towels… so many towels! Buying some quality bathrobes for the kids can be one of the easiest ways to cut down on laundry.

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Who doesn’t want to be snuggled on the couch streaming Disney+ in a cozy plush robe covered with Disney characters or a unicorn hood? Robes for kids can be soft and plush, serving as a wearable blanket (and cutting down on the sweatshirts in the laundry pile), or become a replacement towel. Kids’ body temperatures naturally drop when they get out of the tub or pool. Wrapping up in a terry cloth robe will keep them warm and keep our towel count down.

A few key things to consider when shopping for children’s robes are size, closures, and hoods. We love an oversized robe, just not so much for our kids. It’s important to be sure that the length is right-sized for our kiddos. Sleeves can be rolled, but a robe that’s too long can be a tripping hazard. Many kids’ robes have attached belts (sew or safety pin them to the back of the robe so you don’t lose them every single day) or zippers, which makes this about personal preference. And most robes for younger kids, toddlers, and babies have hoods to provide extra warmth, but our older kiddos might prefer to have this option too.

With so many cozy robes for kids to choose from, we searched the market to find great options for kids of all ages.

Best Baby Bathrobes

Made with 100% cotton, Burt’s Bees envelopes your baby in warmth and comfort straight out of the bath. It’s soft and absorbent, making sure your little one gets dry quickly —which is important, especially during wintertime! You can grab this robe in gray, or in an adorable yellow duck pattern.

This adorable unisex robe is made with plush fleece fabric, making sure Baby is nice and warm after bath time. With 4.8 out of 5 stars and over 8.300 reviews, this whimsical baby robe is an Amazon-go-to for thousands of parents. Sizes include: 0-9 months.

What’s better than a bathrobe? Easy. A bathrobe that comes with its own pair of matching booties. Perfect for any young fashionista who loves to match, this Spasilk robe comes in 7 varieties with different characters featured, from a whale to a flamingo. These are specially designed for young ones up to nine months old, with the material being very soft and durable. One Amazon reviewer loved the robe so much that she’s making sure every baby she knows has one, saying “This has become my go-to gift for babies.”

Bamboo, cotton, bear ears… what’s not to love about this Channing & Yates baby robe? This robe comes with a lifetime replacement warranty, which should give you a hint that this company cares deeply about quality. Available with beige, blue, or pink ears, this robe is available in one standard size for younger kids. Amazon reviewers have stated that the robe still fit as their children aged, so you might get more use out of this robe than you think. “This is perfect-sized for my 10-month-old. The material is thick, soft, and absorbent,” wrote one Amazon reviewer. “Love this robe, as does my lil.”

Best Toddler Bathrobes

What little kid doesn’t want a dinosaur robe? This Lonta Kids plush dinosaur bathrobe is available in two sizes, toddler (medium 3-5) and kids (large 6-8) which means when our toddler outgrows it (aka is devastatingly attached to it) you can buy the next size. What a win for parents! Designed with a sewn-on belt and pockets, our toddlers can put it on and be set for the day. This hooded robe is perfect for being warm and cozy after the bath or just wearing around the house. Need more than one? The elephant and monster are equally adorable, and this way each sibling gets their “own”.

No, you will never escape the Baby Shark song, so why not just lean into it? Give your own baby shark a shark robe of their own. Baby Aspen has high-quality and decadent robes for little ones, and their set (the robe is made of 100% cotton, while the slippers are made with 80% cotton and 20% polyester) even comes with slippers!

Best Kids Bathrobes

When you get something from Land’s End, you know you’re getting quality. This soft fleece robe is available in sizes 2 to 20 and comes in ten different colors and prints. Ideal for both young boys and girls, this robe has a hood in the back to help dry hair after a bath or shower. “I got this for my daughter for Christmas. She loves it. Very soft and good coverage. Good thickness. She wears this after showers and at night time before bed while lounging around,” revealed one Amazon reviewer.

For the best toddler robe, we love Natemia’s Bamboo Hooded Bathrobe. Bamboo is a natural, hypo-allergenic fabric that gets softer over time yet is fluffy and super absorbent. This high-quality design is complete with a hood that’s perfect for keeping the little ones warm and cozy after bath time but still allows their arms to be free. Designed for toddlers, but also works well for babies with sensitive skin because of the natural materials. “The robe is wonderfully soft yet heavy enough to be super absorbent,” one Amazon customer stated. “The waist tie is sewn on so it won’t get lost. We were also impressed with the quality and style of the packaging.” Available in grey or ivory with coordinating animal ears.

Sometimes, kids just want to curl up somewhere cozy whole wearing a large, soft robe with unicorns on it. Can you blame them? This NewPlush robe comes in three different styles — with one being “unicorn” — and might become their favorite nighttime accessory. Available in sizes 4T to 12-13, this flannel robe is also a great buy if pool parties are in your future.

This PopClotre robe is the perfect (and affordable) gift for your little one or a friend’s little one. Made with soft fabric, this robe comes in six other colors and patterns. Parents love the fact that you get a lot for a little with this robe, with one Amazon reviewer admitting that they were “not expecting a whole lot being I was always an ‘expensive’ robe buyer. However, this robe exceeds my expectations with how soft and durable it is!”

Looking for a 100% microfiber robe with lots of cute designs? Then, this robe and slipper set is perfect for you. Aside from the classic blue plaid, it’s also available in a space theme, two dinosaur themes, and even an alpaca theme. The super-soft robe has a bit of stretch to it for added comfort. The one problem you might have? Your kids may not want to take it off. “I bought this just so my son can wear [it] before bedtime. He ended up loving it and now wears it all day while at home,” said one Amazon reviewer.

Best Kids Character Robes

If your kid loves all things LEGO, get them this LEGO Ninjago dress-up robe. It makes bath and shower time way more fun, and it’s practical, too. Made with plush-feeling material, this robe will make sure your kid stays warm and dry as soon as they’re out of the bathtub. It comes in Lloyd Green and Kai Red.

If your kid is obsessed with all things Disney, then they’ll love this adorable Minnie Mouse robe. Featuring Minnie herself and polka dots, your kid will need no persuading when it comes to bath time.

Best Tween Robes

If comfort is your priority, this Turkish Linen robe may top your list. Perfect for pre-teens, this robe is constructed with super-fine polyester microfiber. They’ve even been designed to feel even softer with each wash — and since they’re machine washable, it’s easy to ensure they’re clean. “The price is perfect and it exceeds quality expectations, pure luxury for my child, he really feels like royalty, it’s hilarious, I love it!” said one Amazon reviewer. You can buy it in sizes 3-5T up to 9-12 years.

With bold and vibrant colors, this Leveret children’s robe makes a statement. Made from 100% cotton, this machine-washable kids robe is a big hit with parents. “My 9yo had been asking for a “real” bathrobe (meaning the kind that feels like a towel rather than a blanket) and this robe is perfect,” said one Amazon reviewer. “It’s not too thin like others I’d found, and holds up well in the wash. He uses it every day after a shower/bath, and sometimes just hangs out in it before I have to remind him to get dressed – it’s THAT comfortable!” Available in eight solid colors, your child can pick their favorite to make this even more of a personalized purchase. It’s available up to size 16, so it’s also perfect for teens and tweens.

Doesn’t this Just Love hooded robe look comfortable? You’ll be happy to know that it’s just as nice in person. Made from 100% polyester, this robe includes a tie closure and front pockets, so your tween can carry anything from their phone to their skin care products. This robe comes in eight colors, with the majority being a beautiful pastel. This is available in sizes 7-8 through 14-16.

Created for kids between the ages of 2 and 16, this E.W. Apparel robe is thick and made of upgraded flannel to help your child stay warm. These robes have an attached belt that’s adjustable, which means it’ll fit perfectly and won’t get lost within the wash. This is an especially good kid's robe for cold winter nights. It’s available in 14 patterns and colors, with sizes from 3T to 15-16.