14 Best Kids' Hoodies They Will Love

Best Kids' Hoodies They Will Love.
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Hoodies are a valuable item of children's clothing, being jumpers that are versatile in both function and fashion.

Hooded clothes have been popular for centuries, from 12th-century monks and farmworkers to the first hooded-sweatshirt-wearing athletes and labourers of '30s New York. It's believed that hoodies made the leap to street fashion when said athletes started loaning their hoodies to their girlfriends, and the hoodie has remained in popular demand ever since.

Whether you're after something comfortable for the school run, something warm for the gym, or something wind-proof for the beach, hoodies are great for accessorising with school backpacks or with boxing gloves when doing some extracurricular activities.

Hoodies are perfect for the British climate, as they combine comfortable fit with warm fabrics that are easy to layer under or over.  If your child is in need of a high quality hoodie, we've found 15 products for you to choose from, covering both casual and activewear, from a variety of brands. They are all easy to order online and your kids will be warm and stylish in no time.

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Kidadl's Top Pick

1. Uniqlo Kids' Fleece Lined Sweat Zipped Hoodie

Uniqlo Kids' Fleece Lined Sweat Zipped Hoodie.

If you're looking for a quality, fleece-lined hoodie, our top choice is Uniqlo's range for kids. Japanese brand Uniqlo is renowned for sustainable, top quality clothing, and their elegant style is beautifully demonstrated in these cosy hoodies. Their relaxed cut makes them a comfortable top layer, and Uniqlo's recent design updates will keep them looking fresh for longer. They're a complete steal at under £20 and come in a wide range of colours and sizes.

Main Features

  • Price: £19.90
  • Fits 3-13 years
  • Warm boa fleece lining
  • Zip-through design
  • Shell: 57% cotton, 43% polyester; Lining: 100% polyester; Rib: 97% cotton, 3% spandex

Best For The Seaside

2. Gone Crabbing Totally Clawsome Hoodie

Gone Crabbing Totally Clawsome Hoodie‍.

Norfolk-based company Gone Crabbing has a delightful range of crab-based products. Colin the Crab® has a cheeky position on the back of these hoodies, which are gorgeously soft and made of top-quality cotton. The hoodie is available in turquoise or navy and has a kangaroo pouch pocket for seaside shell scavenging!

Main Features

  • Price: £28
  • Fits 3-13 years
  • Factory is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation
  • Ethically sourced fabrics
  • Contains 70% cotton, 30% polyester

Best For Snuggling

3. FatFace Zip Thru Borg Hoody

FatFace Zip Thru Borg Hoody.

As fleece hoodies go, this fluffy pink number is a top contender for a winter walk or for reading by the fire.

FatFace have a strong commitment to making their business environmentally sustainable, and by 2025 all of their polyester clothing will be made from recycled polyester.

Main Features

  • Price: £29.50
  • Fits 3 - 13 years
  • Zip-through design
  • Supersoft borg, lined for comfort
  • 100% polyester

Best For Smart Boys' Hoodies

4. FatFace Pembroke Panel Zip Thru Hoody

FatFace Pembroke Panel Zip Thru Hoody.

The Kids Pembroke navy hoodie is a junior version of one of FatFace's most popular adult pieces. Super soft and durable, this hoodie is already a recipient of FatFace's sustainability drive, as 100% of their cotton is already sustainably sourced. Available in graded grey or navy, your young man will be looking sharp in this hoodie.

Main Features

  • Price: £19.50
  • Fits 2 - 13 years
  • Soft brushed lining
  • Side pockets
  • Main: 76% cotton, 24% polyester; Panel: 51% cotton, 49% polyester

Best For Value

5. H&M Printed Hoodie - Grey Marl/Spiders

H&M Printed Hoodie - Grey Marl/Spiders.

This funky, futuristic spider hoodie is a great statement piece made with sustainable materials. H&M are committed to protecting both the environment and their international workers' rights and pay, and at less than £8, this brilliant buy is one you can definitely shout about.

Main Features

  • Price: £7.99
  • Colour: grey with pixelated spiders and ghosts print, other patterns available
  • Fits 18 months - 10 years
  • No pockets or zips
  • Shell: 80% cotton, 20% polyester; Elastic rib: 95% cotton, 5% elastane

Best For Superhero Fans

6. H&M Marvel Hoodie

H&M Marvel Hoodie.

Your child can show their colours with this character-covered hoodie from H&M. There are even matching sweatpants available for the full Marvel look! We love this black hoodie featuring Marvel character heads, but there are other prints of loved TV characters available too.

Main Features

  • Price: £17.99
  • Fits 18 months - 10 years
  • Soft brushed cotton lining
  • Cotton, polyester and elastane mix

Best For Individuality

7. Frugi Campfire Hooded Top

Frugi Campfire Hooded Top.

As a thinner hoodie, this Kingfisher Campfire Hooded Top is perfect as an extra layer on cool summer days. Your child can personalise this hoodie for £5, and with three recommendations from the Queen and a strong charity commitment, Frugi is a company you'll want to buy from again and again.

Main Features

  • Price: £25-31 (with customisation)
  • Customisable with 8 colours of thread and up to 12 characters
  • Fits 2 - 10 years
  • Soil Association and Global Organic Textile Standard certified
  • 100% GOTS cotton

Best For Disney Fans

8. Tu Disney Mickey & Friends Blue Hoodie

Tu Disney Mickey & Friends Blue Hoodie.

This hoodie is sure to be a favourite, not only with fans of Mickey and his friends, but also with parents on a budget. With reinforced stitching, roomy sizing and joyful colours, this is an excellent hoodie for playtime.

Main Features

  • Price: £9 - £11
  • Fun Disney design
  • Fits 9 months - 7 years
  • No pockets or zips
  • 100% cotton (exclusive of trims)

Best For Everyday Warmth

9. Boden Shaggy-Lined Hoodie - Cherry Tomato Vintage Daisy

Boden Shaggy-Lined Hoodie - Cherry Tomato Vintage Daisy.

This adorable hoodie has a thick fluffy lining for warmth and softness, and is fantastic as an early autumn coat option or a layer for windy days.

Main Features

  • Price: £35-£40
  • Different fabrics available
  • Fits 2 - 16 years
  • Zip-through design
  • Cotton, polyester and elastane mix


Best For Kids' Sports Hoodies

10. Under Armour Boys' Sportstyle Fleece Hoodie

Under Armour Boys' Sportstyle Fleece Hoodie.

Crisp and stylish, this stream-lined hoodie is a lightweight item, but your child will stay warm thanks to a soft inner layer. Available in grey, blue or white, your child can choose their sporty style and enjoy the comfort of this hoodie thanks to the fuller cut.

Main Features

  • Price: £36
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Front kangaroo pocket
  • Branded taping details
  • Contains 67% cotton, 33% polyester

Best For Animal Lovers

11. H&M Motif Hoodie - Green/Deer

H&M Motif Hoodie - Green/Deer.

We loved this cute deer-covered hoodie, which is beautifully soft and perfect for the cooler days of spring and early summer. There are other animal designs available if this deer print isn't for you.

Main Features

  • Price: £9.99
  • Fits 18 months to 2 years
  • Front kangaroo pocket
  • Matching treggings available
  • Contains 60% cotton, 40% polyester

Best For Relaxed Chic

12. JD Sports Champion Legacy Overhead Fleece Hoodie Junior

JD Sports Champion Legacy Overhead Fleece Hoodie Junior.

Finally, a pink hoodie for the boys! There are some fantastic JD hoodies available at the moment, and this exclusive Champion hoodie is both stylish and comfortable with an elegant flair. Champion is one of the most popular brands for high quality hoodies, and this one does not disappoint.

Main Features

  • Price: £40
  • Fits 7 - 16 years
  • Front kangaroo pocket
  • Solid: 60% cotton, 40% polyester

Best For Value Sportswear

13. George Cream Boston Hooded Sweatshirt

George Cream Boston Hooded Sweatshirt.

This cool hoodie provides a fun, stylish look for hanging out with friends or getting active on the weekends.

Main Features

  • Price: £9 - £11
  • Fits 4 - 12 years
  • No pockets or zips
  • Contains 72% cotton and 28% polyester

Best For Sustainability

14. The North Face Youth Reduce Hoodie

The North Face Youth Reduce Hoodie.

The North Face's 'Reduce' Collection is an innovative scheme to reduce textile waste and avoid unnecessary landfill. As sections of fabric are cut into shapes, the 'waste' material is gathered and recycled into new, high-quality fabric sheets, which are then made into the Reduce Collection line. The North Face add FlashDry™ technology for wicking away moisture, and a little elastane for flexibility, and voilà: the North Face Reduce Hoodie is born. The finished product is a sleek and practical monochrome hoodie for a cool look.

Main Features

  • Price: £65
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Velcro-flap pocket on front
  • Halfway zip design

Kidadl Best Buys selects the top parent-recommended products across the web for families of all ages. Interested in more kids' clothing? Check out our recommendations for kids' pyjamas and kid's face masks.

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