Sensory Friendly Shorts For Children  








One of the most common issues faced by parents of children with sensory processing disorder is finding clothing that is comfortable and not overwhelming for their child's sensory needs. This is where sensory-friendly clothing comes in, and in particular, sensory-friendly shorts for kids. 

Sensory-friendly shorts are specifically designed to provide comfort and support for children with sensory differences. These shorts are made from soft, breathable fabrics that are gentle on the skin and do not have any irritating tags or seams that can cause discomfort. They also have features like adjustable waistbands and no pockets, which can be triggers for some children with sensory issues.




One of the most important factors of sensory-friendly shorts is the fabric. These shorts are usually made from high-quality, stretchy materials like cotton and spandex, which are soft and gentle on the skin. The fabric is also lightweight and breathable, which is essential for children who may have difficulties regulating their body temperature. This allows the child to move freely and comfortably without feeling constrained or overheated.


Sensory-friendly shorts are designed with the child's comfort in mind, so they are often free of buttons, zippers, and other fastenings that can be challenging for children with fine motor difficulties. Instead, they may have an elastic waistband or drawstrings, which are easier for children to manage independently.

These small details can be extremely irritating for children with sensory issues, causing discomfort and distraction throughout the day. Sensory-friendly shorts are designed without tags and seams, providing a smooth and seamless experience for the child.

Sensory-friendly shorts also come in a range of colors and patterns, which can be an important  factor for children with sensory issues. These children can be highly sensitive to certain colors and patterns, making it challenging to find clothing that they are comfortable wearing. With sensory-friendly shorts, parents have the option to choose from a variety of colors and patterns, allowing their child to feel comfortable and confident in their clothing.

Sensory-friendly shorts are also designed to be stylish and trendy. They come in a range of styles, from sporty to casual, making them suitable for any occasion. This is important for children with sensory challenges, as they can often feel self-conscious about their clothing choices. Sensory-friendly shorts give them the opportunity to express themselves and feel good about what they are wearing.

Sensory-friendly shorts can also be helpful for autistic children because they can also struggle with clothing that is too tight, scratchy, or has too many buttons and zippers. Sensory-friendly shorts provide a solution, allowing these children to feel comfortable and confident in what they are wearing.

They provide a comfortable, practical, and stylish option for children who often struggle with traditional clothing. With the rise of awareness and inclusivity, more and more brands are now offering sensory-friendly clothing options for kids, including shorts. This is a significant step towards making the world a more comfortable place for children with sensory processing disorder.




Kids Organic Cotton Drawstring Shorts
Kids Drawstring Above the Knee Shorts with Side Pockets
- Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Certified
- Soft brushed inside
- Two front pockets
- Pull on style
100% Organic Cotton unisex kids drawstring short that are as comfy and they are cute. 
Pre-Shrunk Fabric.
Machine Wash Cold. Tumble Dry.

Lucky & Me Lauren Tween Bike Shorts (2-Pack)
Light and airy, Lauren Tween Girls Bike Shorts are crafted in supremely soft and breathable cotton modal. With a wide smooth waistband that stays in place, these stretchy high rise shorts are designed with flat, minimal seams for extra comfort. Young teen girls will love the versatility of these shorts: they look great on their own, and layer stylishly under dresses, skirts, and school uniforms for extra coverage, too. 
No scratchy or itchy tags

Kozie Clothes 
Unisex Sensory Compression Shorts - Kid’s Therapeutic Inner Or Outer Garment
No tags (one tear away tag) to limit sensory sensitivity increasing calmness and focus capabilities of child
Comfy 4-way stretch fabric
Relevant styling so can be worn alone or as an undergarment
Gentle deep pressure assists with self-calming, organization, enhancing a preferred level of alertness , increased focus and improved body awareness
Noninvasive therapeutic opportunity
Helps regulate the proprioceptive sensory system through deep pressure input
Provides opportunities for comfort and compression during work or fun and interactive play



Kozie Clothes 
Kid’s Unisex Elastic Waist Band Shorts Adaptive For Special Needs/Helps Sensory Processing Issues Unisex Soft and Kozie denim heather knit in 100% cotton interlock
Elastic Waist Band for quick and easy dressing
Relevant styling
Soft lightweight material for tactile comfort
Machine washable
Only one tear away tag
Colors Available:
Denim Blue
Fabric / Material:
100% Cotton Interlock
Features:
You have to feel to know how soft they really are!

Lucky & Me Jada Girls Capri Leggings (3-Pack)
Capris keep the ankles cool while providing lots of coverage. The Jada Capri Leggings take a fun twist on the classic with a scalloped lace trim at the cropped hem. This adorable detail creates a snug and comfy fit while dressing up the look of a basic style. 

As always, our super soft fabric offers breathability, stretch, durability, and supreme comfort. The smooth waistband is designed to sit flat against the body for seamless wear under t-shirts, skirts, tunics, and dresses. 



Mightly Girls' Cartwheel Shorts | Organic Cotton Fair Trade Certified 3-Pack Bicycle Undershorts for Kids and Toddlers
95% Cotton, 5% Spandex
Pull On closure
Machine Wash
95% ORGANIC COTTON / 5% SPANDEX - Mightly children’s clothes are certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). They are imported from India and made with certified organic cotton and non-toxic dyes and inks. Our dye process results in long-lasting color that won't irritate sensitive skin.
No tags in our girls' dance shorts means no complaints from your kids! We also use flat stitching on our seams to make sure that our girls' boyshort fit underwear feel as good as they look.

Bleuet
BLEUMERS & CAMISOLES SETS 
Two really IS better than one!  Just like hot cocoa & marshmallows, our Bleumers and Bleum Camis are better together. 
From top to bottom, you'll be covered in our super soft, performance heather fabric so you'll stay cool and comfy all day.
Going from school to gymnastics will be a snap.
Cruising along the monkey bars? No problem.
Changing back stage? We've got you. 
Need the right undergarments for her school uniform? Check.
Or you might even want to sleep in this set. 

Lucky & Me Lauren Tween Bike Shorts (2-Pack)
Light and airy, Lauren Tween Girls Bike Shorts are crafted in supremely soft and breathable cotton modal. With a wide smooth waistband that stays in place, these stretchy high rise shorts are designed with flat, minimal seams for extra comfort. Young teen girls will love the versatility of these shorts: they look great on their own, and layer stylishly under dresses, skirts, and school uniforms for extra coverage, too. 
No scratchy or itchy tags
Flatlock seams to prevent chafing

JettProof Sensory Shorts Boys
JettProof calming sensory compression shorts are a popular choice to wear under clothing to assist children that wriggle, to provide sensory input and calm their sensory system, help create body awareness plus provide proprioceptive feedback (information received from muscles and tendons, concerning body movement and position).
JettProof shorts assist children to stay calm, focus and learn and have been designed for comfort with no internal stitching (for a seamless feel), no centre seam and no tags.
For sizing most children will wear the same size as they would in regular shorts and jeans.

CARTWHEEL SHORTS-
Our soft & stretchy cartwheel shorts will have your little ones in both style & comfort. They stand up to both washing and play. Our Cartwheel Shorts pair perfectly under our Peplums, Tees, & Dresses to complete an entire outfit.

Kozie Clothes Unisex Sensory Compression Shorts - Kid’s Therapeutic Inner or Outer Garment
Children along the autism spectrum disorder, those with sensory sensitivity or with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD, and many other children with different neurological challenges often benefit and respond well to deep pressure input. Our stylish and fun compression short is made of comfy 4-way stretch fabric which allows the child to work or play creatively and actively. This can comfortably be worn as an outer or inner garment providing deep pressure sensory input. This is a perfect match to our compression shirts or can be worn with any garment.

Bleuet
BLEUMERS & RACERBACK SETS
Two really IS better than one!  Just like hot cocoa & marshmallows, our Bleumers and Bleum Racerback bras are better together. 
From top to bottom, you'll be covered in our super soft, performance heather fabric so you'll stay cool and comfy all day.
Going from school to gymnastics will be a snap.
Cruising along the monkey bars? No problem.
Changing back stage? We've got you. 
Need the right undergarments for your school uniform? Check.
Or you might even want to sleep in this set. 

Lucky & Me Kylie Girls Organic Cotton Bike Shorts (3-Pack)
Super soft and breathable, Kylie Organic Cotton Bike Shorts are made from fabric plush enough to be worn as shorts when paired with a t-shirt. They can also be worn as comfy undershorts paired with a skirt or dress (you know, for those impromptu cartwheel sessions).

Crafted from 94% certified organic cotton with a touch of spandex for the perfect amount of stretch, Kylie Bike Shorts are safe, sustainable, and versatile. They are tag-free, have a fabric enclosed waistband, and are made with flat seams to ensure smooth, sensory friendly comfort. 

Our Jogger shorts feature a decorative drawstring & pockets in our larger 3 sizes. They are stretchy & soft which will allow your little ones to grow and play in style and comfort. Our Jogger Shorts can be paired with our hoodies & tees to complete an outfit.
MATERIAL: 95% Polyester 5% Spandex
**Jogger shorts are meant to hit the child between the upper thigh and knee in length. The length should be similar to "dad shorts". If you would like them to fit longer in length, we would suggest sizing up. ** 

JettProof Sensory Short Sleeve Suit Boys
JettProof Body Suits (short sleeve) are designed for children that are not toilet trained. JettProof suits help keep wandering hands out of nappies and discourage inappropriate undressing. These body suits have a double stud system at the crotch for easy nappy change. JettProof is designed to wear all day, every day to keep the sensory system calm. Reassuring, gentle pressure provides proprioceptive feedback (information received from muscles and tendons, concerning body movement and position).
JettProof undergarments allow children to wear their favourite clothing (or school uniform) while enjoying the calming benefits and minimising meltdowns. All JettProof undergarments have special external stitching for a seamless feel, and stamped labelling for children with tactile sensitivity.




BLEUMER TUMBLE SHORT You wears a uniform and wants that extra layer. You are worried that a gust of wind might reveal too much. You just feel more confident wearing shorts under your favorite dress or skirt.
Ultra-soft and stretches to fit your growing body. Lightweight & breathable as the perfect extra layer. Moisture-wicking & performance fabric to keep you extra cool 
Minimal seams and tag free for comfort
Wide elastic waist band provides a comfy and flexible fit for active girls
You need to focus on competing, performing, dancing, jumping and playing without worrying you'll show you undies. Nothing should inhibit or slow you down! 

JettProof Sensory Shorts Girls
JettProof calming sensory compression shorts are a popular choice to wear under clothing to assist children that wriggle, to provide sensory input and calm their sensory system, help create body awareness plus provide proprioceptive feedback (information received from muscles and tendons, concerning body movement and position).
JettProof shorts assist children to stay calm, focus and learn and have been designed for comfort with no internal stitching (for a seamless feel), no centre seam and no tags.
For sizing most children will wear the same size as they would in regular shorts and jeans.

Bleuet
BLEUMERS & BRA SETS
Two really IS better than one!  Just like hot cocoa & marshmallows, our Bleumers and Bleum Bras are better together. 
From top to bottom, you'll be covered in our super soft, performance heather fabric so you'll stay cool and comfy all day.
Going from school to gymnastics will be a snap.
Cruising along the monkey bars? No problem.
Changing back stage? We've got you. 
Need the right undergarments for your school uniform? Check.
Or you might even want to sleep in this set.

Girls Organic Skort With Pockets
Kids Organic Skort with Pockets
- Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Certified
- Fair Trade CertifiedTM Factory
- Mid thigh length
- Side seam pockets
- Tag-less
With a built-in short, this skort is perfect for running, jumping, twirling and whirling. And it has pockets, because everybody needs pockets!
95% Organic Cotton / 5% Spandex. Pre-Shrunk Fabric.
Machine Wash Cold. Tumble Dry.



Nautica Little Boys' School Uniform Sensory-Friendly French Terry Short
Pull On closure
Machine Wash
Nautica's sensory-friendly uniform is design for children with sensory clothing needs. This super soft knit short is designed to minimize discomfort when in contact with the skin
Sensory-friendly shorts are made with softer materials, flat seams and tagless to avoid any discomfort on your kid's skin
Featuring absorbent, lightweight, moisture-wicking material, elastic waist with smooth interior, outside pockets and super soft fabric in a solid design that can be put on with minimal effort

City Threads Boys' 100% Cotton Soft Fleece Shorts Made in USA
100% all natural cotton that breathes and feels great on active kids
Made in the USA! 
Elastic closure
Cotton jersey shorts that active kids love! 2 front pockets, 1 back pocket, and a full elastic waist. Length of short is below the knee.
Made in the USA with dyes, wash well, fits comfortably, will not sag, and will last a long time.
100% soft and stretchy cotton that breathes and kids love. Perfect thickness; not too hot but not too cold.
TRUST US, your child will LOVE them and they will ask to wear them over and over again.

















DISCLAIMER: I am not an Occupational Therapist. I am an adult who has Sensory Processing Disorder, a sensory parent and a Grandma. The information on this website is not medical advice and does not replace the information that your child's therapists gives you. These are just ideas and information that I have learned myself over the years of being a parent and an adult living with SPD. If you are concerned for your child, please always seek medical attention through a family doctor, pediatrician or therapist. This website is for suggestions and informational purposes only. Each child is different and what works for one child may not for another because all children have different needs. Please always consult with a professional.

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