With all the new advances in goggles coming out every year, buying optics for your kids can seem like a daunting task. Let the experts at WinterKids.com give you a head start this year. We’ve compiled a list of the top five kids goggles for the 2011/2012 season that includes some of the industry’s top brands.
If you’ve ever torn your hair out trying to fold, bend, and smash your little one’s glasses into a standard pair of goggles, then the Smith Challenger OTG goggles are for you. OTG stands for “Over The Glasses” and this pair of goggles does just that. Specially designed with extra room to accommodate even the most awkward of frames, the challenger also vents off excess heat to avoid fogging.
The EGK goggle from Electric are for that little ripper who isn’t content with the average pair of lenses. Complete with Stunning graphics in insane color ways, all wrapped around a mirror lens, this goggle oozes independence and style, trademarks of the Electric brand.
The Giro Grade is an awesome goggle at an awesome price. The dual lens construction helps fend off pesky fogging while the tinted lenses help keep detail sharp even in flat light. Made to be perfectly compatible with their line of kid’s head protection, the Grade is the perfect accessory to any Giro kids helmet. Pretty hard to beat a perfect fit.
Oakley is known for making premium adult optics. That quality is echoed in their line of kids goggles and the XS O frame is no exception. With 100% UV protection and moisture-wicking foam, this goggle comes loaded with features. Not only does the XS O frame come fully loaded, but it’s constructed with extra durability to keep up with the roughest of tykes.
Don’t let the cupcake print on this goggle fool you, the Tracker Premium from Anon is all busieness. The dual face foam helps wick moisture while maintaining a perfect face fit, and the channel venting along the brow fends of fogging. If all that wasn’t enough, the Tracker is also durable and lightweight. What more could you ask for.