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How Should My Toddler’s Shoes Fit? – First Walkers Answers

How Should My Toddler’s Shoes Fit?

Discover how to choose the perfect fit for your toddler's shoes, signs of ill-fitting footwear, and explore First Walkers' comfortable and supportive range.

Nitisha Sethi - Writer for First Walkers
By Nitisha Sethi
Davor Štefanović - Editor for First Walkers
Edited by Davor Štefanović

Updated August 14, 2023.

Selecting the perfect shoes for your toddler is important for their comfort and safety. Ill-fitting shoes, whether too big or too small, can harm your child's feet and cause discomfort. The ideal fit should provide enough space in the toe box for your toddler to wiggle their toes without slipping or feeling cramped. By pressing the tip of your thumb down, you shouldn't hit any toes, ensuring a comfortable fit.

How To Tell If Your Toddler Shoes Are Too Small

If you suspect your toddler's shoes may be too small, look for the following signs:

  • Blisters, cuts, or deep indentations on their feet from tight shoes
  • Toes jammed against the front of the shoe, restricting movement
  • Decreased activity or lethargy, indicating discomfort
  • Complaints of pain in their feet, knees, or back

Finding the Perfect Fit for Tiny Feet

Still feeling unsure about finding the perfect pair of shoes for your toddler? Explore First Walkers' collection of toddler shoes, designed to provide the necessary support, comfort, and toe box wiggle room your child needs, all at affordable prices.

Glorious Flamingo Sneakers

5.0/5(1 reviews)


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