Get ready for back to school with tips on picking the best masks

This year your back to school shopping list is looking a little different. In addition to crayons and glue sticks, masks are a must-have back-to-school item.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all kids older than two wear a face mask in public to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

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If you're looking for the best face masks for a child, the experts say start with masks they're actually going to want to wear. The cooler it is, the more they'll want to wear it.

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Fit and fabric are also important. Make sure the mask doesn't move around or fall off when they're moving or talking.

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MASKS THAT GIVE BACK:
Pura Vida x Vera Bradley Face Mask, $8
Cotton Face Masks Black Lives Matter with Filter Pocket, starting at $19.99
The 100% Human Face Mask Three-Pack, $28. 10% of sales of the 100% Human Masks will be donated to the ACLU.
Huckberry Tri-fold Woven Face Mask. For every mask sold, 10% of proceeds will be donated to Opportunity Fund's Small Business Relief Fund