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10 Best No Lace Shoes for Kids: Stylish Slip-Ons for Little Feet

Comfort, convenience, and style all in one. Discover 10 picks that prove no-lace shoes are the perfect choice for active and growing kids.

Jasrah Javed - Writer for First Walkers
By Jasrah Javed
Caitlin Snethlage
Edited by Caitlin Snethlage

Updated February 14, 2024.

a small child wearing a pair of  no lace shoes

Are you tired of battling tiny shoelaces? The endless knot-tying, the tantrums, the lost minutes in the morning chaos—the shoe struggle is frustrating for kids and parents alike.

Not only are they convenient, but these shoes promote healthy foot development, empower your child with independence, promote healthy foot development, and come in styles as unique as they are.

Our 10 Best No-Lace Shoes for Kids

  1. Best high-top boots for girls - Luna Unicorn
  2. Best practical sneakers for girls - Pretty Papillon
  3. Best everyday sneakers for boys - Tyler B. White
  4. Best supportive sneakers for boys - Roger Run
  5. Best stylish sneakers for girls - Ruby Bliss
  6. Best durable sneakers for boys - Mason Bands
  7. Best high-top sneakers for girls - Frisky Misty
  8. Best outdoor sneakers for kids - Cinnamon Kit
  9. Best stylish sneakers for boys - Joe Bolt
  10. Best active sneakers for boys - Scott the Alpha


» Choose between high-top and low-top sneakers for your kid

Benefits of No-Lace Shoes

  • Effortless wear: No more fumbling with knots, saving precious time for you and your kid during busy routines.
  • Independence booster: The shoes are easy to slip on and off, helping your little one become self-reliant.
  • Versatility: Slip-on, Velcro, elastic—various closures cater to different needs, from daycare changes to outdoor play.
  • Development: Your kid develops fine motor skills by fastening closures, which helps their overall development.
  • Comfort: You can adjust the closures to give your child a snug fit, preventing discomfort and blisters.
  • Safety: Lace-free shoes can prevent tripping if your kid still hasn't mastered laces.
Best high-top boots for girls

1


Luna Unicorn
Luna Unicorn
Luna Unicorn

Luna Unicorn

Supportive high-top boots

Material

Leather


Type

High-top boots


Price

$172

  • Zipper
  • Extended ankle support
  • Removable insole
  • High built-in arch support
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Air valves for moisture reduction
  • Thomas heel

Luna Unicorn boots offer the ultimate combination of fun and function. The easy-on, easy-off zippers are suitable for busy kids; high arch support and shock-absorbing soles promote healthy foot development.

The boots are comfortable and support your little one on their adventurers. Anti-bacterial insoles and air valves also keep them fresh and dry, making them perfect for play.

Best practical sneakers for girls

2


Pretty Papillon
Pretty Papillon
Pretty Papillon
Pretty Papillon

Pretty Papillon

Peach supportive sneakers

Material

Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Elastic Laces with Lock
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Pretty Papillon are stunningly beautiful no lace shoes for kids. You can use them with AFO, or just stick to built-in arch and heel support.

Comfort, function, and fashion—a winning combo for active kids. Easy-on elastic laces, shock-absorbing soles, and anti-bacterial insoles keep playful feet happy.

Best everyday sneakers for boys

3


First Walkers Tyler B. White Navy and White Supportive Sneakers
First Walkers Tyler B. White Navy and White Supportive Sneakers
First Walkers Tyler B. White Navy and White Supportive Sneakers
First Walkers Tyler B. White Navy and White Supportive Sneakers
First Walkers Tyler B. White Navy and White Supportive Sneakers

Tyler B. White Sneakers

Supportive sneakers

Material

Leather + Nubuck Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Traditional sneakers that follow the ideas & forms of global brands like Adidas and New Balance, Tyler B. White shoes without laces for kids are a great option for everyday wear.

These no lace sneakers offer comfort with shock-absorbing outsoles, antibacterial insoles, and built-in arch support promoting healthy foot development and alignment.

Best supportive sneakers for boys

4


First Walkers Roger Run
First Walkers Roger Run
First Walkers Roger Run
First Walkers Roger Run
First Walkers Roger Run

Roger Run

Navy supportive sneakers

Material

Leather + Nubuck Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Combining style and comfort, Roger Run toddler no-lace shoes are a classic blue-white with a playful red accent. Top-quality with breathable leather, arch support, and flexible soles, they keep little feet happy and protected on every adventure.

The anatomic design of the Roger Run sneakers prioritizes foot health, while two adjustable Velcro straps offer easy wear and a secure fit for various foot shapes.

Best stylish sneakers for girls

5


Ruby Bliss
Ruby Bliss
Ruby Bliss
Ruby Bliss

Ruby Bliss

Supportive sneakers

Material

Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Removable insole
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Anti-scratch/scuffs toe cap protector
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Ruby Bliss children's supportive shoes without laces come with adjustable Velcro straps and an insole you can detach. These features prioritize ease of use and adaptability for all foot shapes.

With an appealing slick design and sturdy leather construction, they are comfortable and supportive sneakers suitable for everyday wear.

Best durable sneakers for boys

6


First Walkers Mason Bands Sneakers
First Walkers Mason Bands Sneakers
First Walkers Mason Bands Sneakers
First Walkers Mason Bands Sneakers
First Walkers Mason Bands Sneakers

Mason Bands Sneakers

Supportive sneakers

Material

Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Removable insole
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Anti-scratch/scuffs toe cap protector
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Mason Bands are sturdy shoes for active kids, with practical features like anti-bacterial insoles and anti-scratch toe cap protectors. Plus, the Velcro straps and detachable insoles offer a customisable fit.

Mason Bands are dependable options for active children, with shock-absorbing soles and high arch support to promote healthy foot development during play.

Best high-top sneakers for girls

7


Frisky Misty
Frisky Misty
Frisky Misty
Frisky Misty

Frisky Misty

Bright supportive sneakers

Material

Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$186

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Anti-scratch/scuffs toe cap protector
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Frisky Misty are comfortable, trendy sneakers that perfectly match casual and smart outfits. The combination of grey, white, and a touch of peach pink colours are versatile enough to go with your little fashionista's lovely styles.

They're a pair of cool no-lace sneakers with a high-top design. They comfortably surround the ankle for maximum support, and the two adjustable Velcro straps offer flexibility for different foot widths.

Best outdoor sneakers for kids

8


Cinnamon Kit
Cinnamon Kit
Cinnamon Kit
Cinnamon Kit

Cinnamon Kit

Supportive sneakers

Material

Nubuck Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Removable insole
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Anti-scratch/scuffs toe cap protector
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Cinnamon Kit offers a blend of functionality, style, and practicality for growing children. Adjustable Velcro straps with detachable insole offer custom comfort, letting kids manage the fit themselves.

Cinnamon Kit are sneakers with shock-absorbent outsoles, perfect for sporty kids. Plus, the anti-bacterial insoles, protective toe caps, and high arch support promote healthy foot growth.

Best stylish sneakers for boys

9


Joe Bolt
Joe Bolt
Joe Bolt
Joe Bolt
Joe Bolt

Joe Bolt

Supportive sneakers

Material

Leather + Nubuck Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Removable insole
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Anti-scratch/scuffs toe cap protector
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Joe Bolt no lace sneakers ensure a custom fit. The anti-bacterial insoles and anti-scratch toe cap protection also offers enough durability for active play.

Crafted from leather and nubuck materials, Joe Bolts sneakers offer functionality and trendy aesthetics, making them a well-rounded choice if you want to dress your kid stylishly.

Best active sneakers for boys

10


A gray and blue sneaker with two straps
A child's shoe with two straps on the side
A gray and blue shoe with a white sole
A top-down view of a blue and grey child's shoe
A close up of a white sole of a child's shoe

Scott the Alpha Sneakers

Supportive sneakers

Material

Leather


Type

Sneakers


Price

$158

  • Two adjustable Velcro straps
  • Removable insole
  • Anti-scratch/scuffs toe cap protector
  • Anti-bacterial insoles
  • Shock-absorbent thermoplastic outsoles
  • High built-in arch support

Scott the Alpha sneakers, with their grey and blue colours, are a classic option and a perfect match for most outfits. Sport outsole, removable insole, arch support, and protection against scratches and scuffs are all there.

Scott the Alpha supportive no-lace sneakers offer style and functionality with a versatile design. They also prioritise durability, foot health, and style.



No Fuss Shoes for Your Little Adventurer

No-lace shoes make it easy for kids to put on and take off their shoes, boosting independence and confidence. Parents enjoy stress-free mornings and less shoe drama. From playgrounds to school, these versatile, comfy, and durable shoes are a winning choice for little feet and big adventures.

If you want something beyond simple, no-lace convenience, First Walkers offers a comprehensive collection of orthopaedic sandals, sneakers, flats, and Mary Janes, all designed to support your child's growing feet and active lifestyle.



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