African American Braid Hairstyles for Kids

If you want to style your daughter’s hair in a different way for the winter months, you should use African American braid hairstyles for kids because these hairstyles are simple to create and they look fabulous on little girls and teens.

Simple African American Braid Hairstyles for Kids


African American Braid Hairstyles for Kids

To do cornrows on your child’s hair, you would start by washing the hair with shampoo and conditioner and once you rinse out the shampoo and conditioner, you would then dry the child’s hair and part her hair in ten to twelve sections. From these sections you would part the child’s hair again but this time you are putting the hair in three large sections and then you would braid her hair starting from the top and ending at the bottom, Finally, secure the hair with a decorative bow or hairpin.



This is a good braided hairstyle for teenage girls who do not like to spend a lot of time styling their hair. To get this style, you would braid tiny sections of the girl’s hair and you can get creative with the microbraids by weaving in strands of colored weaves into the braids or by adding tiny beads to the ends of the microbraids.

Zig Zag Braids


With this braided hairstyle, you would part your daughter’s hair in the middle and then you would braid her hair in the form of a zig zag shape. This is a fun hairstyle for your daughter to wear to school and social functions and it lasts a long time.

Partial Braids


With this braided hairstyle, you would put microbraids in the top and middle parts of your daughter’s hair and the ends of the hair remain unbraided. This is a neat idea for girls who like braids but who also want to keep some of their hair straight while wearing the braids.



This is a simple braided hairstyle that either boys or girls can wear. Start by washing the child’s hair and then you would put in leave-in conditioner in the child’s hair. Once you do this, you want to take sections of your child’s hair and twist his hair. Let the twists stay in for a few weeks and the style will take shape from there.

Double Braids


This braided hairstyle would work well for formal events such as weddings or church services. To create this hairstyle, you want to part your hair in two sections and after this you would braid each part of the hair. Once you do this you would blend the bottom parts of the double braids into one braid and place a bow or ribbon on the end.

Ponytail Braid


This is a different take on the traditional ponytail and the difference is that the entire ponytail is braided rather than flowing with loose hair in the back. To create the look, you want to braid the girl’s hair from the front near the scalp then braid towards the back of the hair. Then take a rubberband and put the braided hair into a ponytail.

Braided hairstyles are simple and convenient, and they do not require heavy maintenance. Visit the beauty supply store and buy hair products that will keep the style looking neat such as spritz spray, holding gel, oil sheen and light hair grease to put around the edges to prevent hair breakage. You can also put a satin scarf around the child’s hair at night to keep the moisture in her hair. Finally, you should do touch ups on the style occasionally to keep it fresh.