26 Braids to Inspire a School Morning 'Do

If you're running out of creative ideas for styling your child's hair, braids are a great place to start. Braid styles can range from cool to classic, complex or easy, depending on the look you're going for and how much time you have. These 26 braid tutorials will show you how to get the look of the coolest braid trends, from the dutch flower braid to the perfect fishtail.

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Waterfall Braids

These stunning waterfall braids are definitely a mesmerizing upgrade from run-of-the-mill pigtails.

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Boxer Braids

She doesn't have to hit the ring to rock this adorable look.

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Mini Dino Braids

A half-up, half-down look certainly gives outfits an adorable edge.

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Simple Four Braids

These stunning braids transform to sweet little buns seamlessly.

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Dragon Braid

This sleek 'do is a great option for little ones with tons of hair.

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Four-Strand Round Braid

For girls with long locks, try this easy yet eye-catching braid.

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Anna's Braided Pigtails

Bring the Frozen frenzy to school with Anna's cute braided pigtails.

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Lace Braid Heart

A cute twist on a half-up, this 'do is perfect for Valentine's Day — or really any day!

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Pull-Through Braid

Bored of the average braided ponytail? Try a fancier take.

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Jumbo Braid

If this style doesn't keep your hair all in one place, nothing will.

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Braided Top

Leave the french braid unfinished for a quick and easy ponytail with extra detail.

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Double French Braid and Twist

Your daughter might not be old enough to watch Game of Thrones, but she can still rock this show-inspired braid, worn by the character Sansa.

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Halo Twist

Keep hair out of her face and off her neck with this gorgeous but oh-so-simple crown.

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Twist-Top Pony

This style takes the term elegant up a million notches.

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Braided Headband

Elevate any outfit with gorgeous braided headband that's an accessory on its own.

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Double-Lace Side Braid

This quick-and-easy braid duo will have her out the door in no time.

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Katniss Everdeen Braid

Is your little one a fan of The Hunger Games? Then she'll be clamoring for this hairdo.

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Bohemian Braids

A set of dainty braids genuinely go with anything.

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Fishtail Braid

This gorgeous braid is a whole lot easier than it looks!

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Simple Braid With Microbraid Accents

The devils is in the details, right? This braid is no exception to the rule.

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Three-Strand Fishtail

This three-part braid is beyond eye-catching.

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Dutch Flower Braid

Whether your kiddo has a classy event coming up or it's just another day at school, this 'do will certainly turn heads.

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Elsa's Long Braid

Anyone with long hair can look exactly like their favorite princess with this unforgettable braid.

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Crisscross Braid

This crisscross braid defines the phrase "Business in the front, party in the back."

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Same-Side Lace Braid

You'll be surprised at how little time this same-side lace braid takes.