A first-time trip to the hair salon can sometimes be a scary one for kids…which is why I cut my son’s hair at home :) But, with the right stylist that has patience for ages, a fitting atmosphere and the right amount of kiddie distractions, it can make for a great and memorable experience for everyone. Here are the best places for kid’s haircuts in the Bronx.

Families from all over the five boroughs have travelled near and far for a trim at Someplace Special. They offer services to children of all ages; their youngest customer was a 3 week old! They give first haircut certificates, lollipops, balloons, and have toys, videos and play stations at every chair. They are excellent at making the little ones (and the parents) feel safe, comfortable and happy. Prices start at $7. Make sure to schedule an appointment, their slots fill up quickly! 503 West 236th Street.

At The Kid’s Kut, your little one can hop into a Jeep, a race car or an ATV and enjoy some of their favorites cartoons or movies while their stylist tends to their tresses. In addition to haircuts, they also offer color and highlight services, as well as Glamour Parties for groups. They guarantee a delightful experience where everyone will leave smiling. Prices range from $10-$30. 3002 Middletown Road.

If your child is more of a tween than a tot and is looking for a more sophisticated and “grown-up” experience,  a trip to Salon Zoe is exactly what your little gent or lady desires. They work with kids ages 7-15, and their prices range from $25-$32. The best part is that mom and dad can join in on the fun and walk out with a new ‘do as well. 3545 Riverdale Avenue.