17 Easy And Stylish Ponytail Hairstyles For Toddlers
It is already hard enough to handle the growing and energetic toddlers when all they want to do is slip out of our grips to play with their favorite toys or run around the house; on top of it, it’s even harder to style their hair for casual days and let’s not even get to the part of special events.
As much as moms and dads love to doll up their kids, they usually tend to just throw their hair into a plain ponytail cause it’s the easiest option to choose.
Ponytails are one of the ideal hairstyles to choose as it keeps the hair away from the getting in the face and also can be worn with almost all type of clothes. To make it more fun and adventurous, we have brought 17 different types of ponytails and a few accessories that can accentuate this hairdo even more.
Sleek High Ponytail
This is the easiest ponytail to make as all you have to do is gather all the hair in the middle of the head of your child and secure it into a high ponytail with the help of an elastic band. You can then add a scrunchy to make it look more stylish and can even apply a layer of hair mousse to stop the baby hairs from getting out of the ponytail.
If you are running late, this hairstyle is just for you! Detangle your child’s hair and collect all the hair into a low ponytail at the base of her neck and secure it with an elastic band. Add a hairband on top of her head to stop the flyaway hairs from getting into her face.
Curly Two Ponytails with Ribbons
This adorable hairstyle can be done for your little girl for the first day of her school or any other special event. At first, you need to part her hair down the middle into 2 parts and put each part into a high ponytail or pigtail. Secure it properly with an elastic band and then tie colorful ribbons around the elastic band.
For curling the hair, you can use a curling iron or curling rollers if your child doesn’t have wavy or curly hair.
Braided Ponytail with Ribbons
To make your girl’s hairstyle stand out and to add a little effect to the usual ponytail, you can try the braided ponytail. Start by putting the hair into a high ponytail and securing it with an elastic band. Then braid the hair and weave a ribbon along with it. Keep the ribbon long to wrap it around the elastic band at the end and to tie a cute bow.
Side Ponytail with Ribbon
This hairstyle is close to the high ponytail, but the only difference is that the ponytail is done slightly towards one side of the head and is a bit low and behind the ear. A scrunchy or a ribbon can be added to the hairstyle to make it a bit funky.
For this hairstyle, part your daughter’s hair into 2 parts, leaving the first-third of your child’s hair loose and closer to the face and tying the two-third of her hair into a ponytail. Now, section the loose part into 3 sections and tie them with elastic bands.
Take each of these small ponytails and part it into two parts and twist each of them and then twist both of them together to create a rope braid. Follow the same process for the other two sections and then tie it with another elastic band with the ponytail.
Boxer Braids with low ponytails
This hairstyle is similar to braided hairstyle and the only difference is that we won’t braid the whole hair. For this start by parting your child’s hair from the middle into two parts and box braid the hair from the top till you reach the base of her neck. Then secure the braids individually with elastic bands and you are done with the hairstyle.
This hairdo takes less than 3 minutes to do as all you have to do is section your daughter’s hair into two parts- the front and the back. Put the front part into a ponytail and leave the bottom part as it is. You can also curl the bottom part using a curling iron to add more effect to it.
This ponytail is one of the basic ponytails that can be done for school or a day out. Just part your girl’s hair from one side and then put all the hair into a low ponytail at the base of the neck and secure it with an elastic band.
For this process, part your daughter’s hair from the middle and put the hair into a nice sleek low ponytail at the base of her neck using an elastic band. You can also wrap a few strands of her hair around the elastic band to hide it.
Piled High Ponytail
This hairstyle will look adorable on your daughter if she has black and thick curly hair. Put all her hair up into a high ponytail and let her coils of hair spill out and make it look like a crown.
If your child has long hair, this is the hairstyle to show it off. Put her hair into a high or low ponytail and secure it with an elastic band. Then leave 2 inches and tie another elastic band. Follow this process till you reach the bottom of the hair. Now, tag each section to create a buddle-like effect and spray hairspray to keep it in shape.
If you are a black parent, then cornrows are something that you do often on your child’s hair. Though, cornrows can itself take 6-7 hours to make if your daughter has long hair, you can always put them into a ponytail to make them look more beautiful. Leave a cornrow on each side of the ear to give your daughter’s face a more delicate look.
This hairstyle is great for both thick and thin hair. Just put your child’s hair into a ponytail and secure it with an elastic band. Then part the hair into two sections and twist both of the sections. Now, twist both the sections around each other and secure it with another elastic band at the end.
This hairstyle is similar to the boxer braid hairstyle and the only difference is that we’ll do two french braids. For this, start by parting your child’s hair from the middle into two parts, and french braid the hair from the top till you reach the base of her neck. Then secure both the braids together with an elastic band.
Ponytail With bangs
Bangs are in trend now and if your daughter has bangs, then now is the time to flaunt them. Put her hair up in a high or low ponytail and secure it with an elastic band. Then comb the fringes or bangs to make them fall on their forehead and style up their hair using a scarf or headband.
This will work best if your daughter has thick and long hair. Start by creating three ponytails – one high up the head, one in the middle, and one a bit lower than that and secure them with elastic bands. Then take the first ponytail at the top and split it in half and put it behind the middle one and secure it with an elastic band. Follow the same process for the middle and lower ponytail and you will get a stylish hairdo for your daughter to wear with jeans or dresses.
Ponytail is a hairstyle that will never go out of style and it requires only a few seconds to do the basic one. But this ordinary hairdo can be converted into an extraordinary and eye-catching one just by spending a few more minutes on it.
Any of the ponytails mentioned above would look great on your kids and as you can choose from the variety of these hairstyles for your occasions, these hairstyles will surely help you to get some more innovative ideas to style your toddler’s hair the next time!