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US Children Clothing Size (4-7 yrs)

Let's determine US children clothing size
Children (child) clothing size is also often referred to as "Little Boys/Little Girls Clothing size" and usually cover 4 to 6 yeras old children (boys and girls).

Child Size vs. Toddler Size

Toddler clothing size (2 to 5 yrs) and Children (little boys/little girls) clothing size often overlap. So, what is the difference between toddler and children clothing size? This depends on brand/manufacturer. But usual differences include:

-Some child sizes are narrower and longer
-Some toddler sizes are roomier (beacause of diapers)
-Some children and toddler sizes are the same, but the garments have different cuts/styles

Keep this in mind when shopping for a 4 or 5 years old child, that actually often can use both sizing systems.

How to Measure Child Size

Determine child's size from height, chest and waist measurements
To determine US Toddler Clothing Size, you will need to take two simple body measurements:

1. Height: Body height measured when standing upright against a wall.
2. Waist: Measurement: Circumference around toddler's waistline (just above the navel/belly button)

Use your body measurements to determine your child's Clothing Size from the US Child Clothing Size Chart below. These measurements are more to likely to help you find the correct size than the kid's age.

Child Size Chart, US

Boys/girls. G=girl, B=boy. All measurements in inches.
Waist Age
4 39-42 21 3-4
5 43-45 22 4-5
6 45-47
23 5-6
6X(G)/7(B) 47-50 24 6-7

Toddler Size by Weight/Height

We recommend to use height/chest and waist measurements to determine child clothing size. But if you not are able to use these measurements, you can also determine appox. size by using body weight (pounds) and height (inches). Use the Children Clothing Size by Weight/Height Size Chart below:
4 33-36 39-42
5 36-42 43-45
6 42-48 45-47
6X(G)/7(B) 48-54 47-50
G=girl, B=boy

Tips, Tricks or Questions?

Have you got tips, tricks or question about child clothing/child US clothing sizes? Please leave a comment below. Thanks :)

Note: All our size charts are guidelines.

Sizes may vary with brands, models and manufacturers. Due to this fact, we can not guarantee that our size charts always will show the right sizes.

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