These kids headphones are the perfect back-to-school surprise—and they're on sale right now

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Your kids will probably deny it until they're blue in the face, but the first day of school is fast approaching. While you're shopping for all the back-to-school supplies on your child's list, throw in something extra that'll brighten their day and give them a reason to look forward to the first day of class.

A new pair of headphones for the new school year can be a great way to ease nerves, change dread to excitement, and make back-to-school season more fun. We tested nearly 20 different kinds of headphones and earbuds designed with kids ears in mind, and the best budget pair we tested from Sakar is only $12 on Amazon and Best Buy right now.

The best part? Not only are they designed so kids won't blow out their ear drums (thanks to a volume-limiting cable) but they feature a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle design with green ear pads, a yellow padded headband, and a wrap featuring the four famous turtles over each ear. These headphones usually cost anywhere from $13 to $20, but at $12, how can you pass up a chance to put a smile on your kid's face?

If Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo, and Raphael aren't your child's favorite, Sakar also makes wraps featuring other popular cartoons. The My Little Pony version is the only other one at the $12 price point on Amazon, but others like Barbie, Superman, and Power Rangers are under $20 too.

Get a $12 pair of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle headphones from Amazon or Best Buy.

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