Nail art is such a fun trend for both kids and adults. I’ve found some really cool designs that kids will absolutely love. Any of these would be fantastic for a themed party or event. Be the coolest mom on the block by sporting these looks on your own nails or by creating mini masterpieces on theirs. Check out these non-toxic polish options if you are leery of chemicals. I hope you enjoy these 25 really creative kid-approved nail art designs as much as I do.
25 Super Cute Kid-Approved Nail Art Designs 1 of 26
DC Superheroes 2 of 26
I love the use of the symbols, because you kind of have to be in the know to know which superhero they stand for. I am, are you?
Found on JeeA Lee.
Disney Princess Nails 3 of 26
What little girl (or big girl…) wouldn't love these adorable iconic princesses?
Check it out on Favnails.
Halloween Monsters 4 of 26
Boo! My favorite holiday is fast approaching. Maybe some spooky nails will be in my future.
Watch the how-to on I Have a Cupcake.
Despicable Me 5 of 26
Who doesn't need a minion or ten?
Get inspired at Mini Nail Blog.
Hello Kitty 6 of 26
This little cat from my childhood has really made a comeback in recent years! I like the idea of just accenting one nail with the kitty and doing the rest with polka dots.
Found on Nail Stories.
Robots 7 of 26
How fantastic are these colorful robots? Cool enough for moms or kids.
Check it out at Mr. Candiipants.
Spongebob and Patrick 8 of 26
Parents may have mixed feelings about these two invertebrates, but it's pretty much a universal truth that kids love Spongebob.
Get inspired at Simply Rins.
Frog Prince 9 of 26
Little girls and boys will love this super cute design inspired by The Frog Prince.
Found on Cute N Easy Nail Designs.
Cut the Rope 10 of 26
This game app starring a little candy-munching monster is fun for kids and adults.
Learn more at Adventures in Acetone.
Winnie the Pooh 11 of 26
There are plenty of Pooh nail designs on the web, but this one stood apart. I love the use of just the ears and tails and that the style is reminiscent of original Pooh illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.
Follow the how-to on Ooooo Shiny!
Lady Ballerina 12 of 26
Your little tutu-clad ballerina would love these pretty dancing shoes!
Learn how it was done at It's All About Nails.
D is for Dinosaurs 13 of 26
This dino manicure in fun bright pastel colors would put a smile on any kid's face.
Found on Polish Pals.
The Missing Piece 14 of 26
I absolutely love this clever nail design inspired by the classic Shel Silverstein book.
Read more about the inspiration behind this manicure at Chalkboard Nails.
Clouds & Smiley Faces 15 of 26
This is just adorable and easy to recreate or re-imagine.
Get inspired at Nail Juice.
The Zoo 16 of 26
Got an animal-lover in the family? Try painting these cute zoo critters on their nails … or yours!
Found on Adventures in Acetone.
Magic Kingdom 17 of 26
These nails capture the magic of Disneyland in a cute, simple design.
The tutorial is found on Cartoon Doll Emporium.
Rainbows 18 of 26
These awesome rainbow nails remind me of my own childhood.
Watch the how-to video at Flaunt Me.
The Avengers 19 of 26
My son would love these cool Marvel character-themed nails starring Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, and Hulk.
Found on Shizznizzle.
Disney Cars 20 of 26
Does your kid love Lightning McQueen? Make his or her day with this fun manicure.
Learn more at Polish Art Addict.
Monarch Butterfly Wings 21 of 26
I love the simplified design of these pretty butterfly wings and the use of my favorite color — orange.
Get inspired at Nearly Natural Nails.
Silly Monsters 22 of 26
These fun little monsters would be adorable on your little one's fingers.
Found on Nail Art Pretties.
Comic Book 23 of 26
Bright colors and black and white iconic exclamations make this manicure fun for kids and parents alike!
Check it out at Kelsie's Nail Files.
Hearts on Stems 24 of 26
This colorful design is sweet enough for a child, yet sophisticated enough for an adult.
Get the how-to at Dressed Up Nails.
Angry Birds 25 of 26
Creating a funny little angry bird just on one nail saves a lot of time and looks less busy.
Watch the video on Looking Fancy.
Pokemon Pikachu 26 of 26
These nails come together to create adorable Pikachu. So creative!
View the tutorial at Cute Polish on Youtube.