Choosing the correct shoe type of shoe for your children is incredibly important to their proper development – check out our guide below:

Shoes for your child should have the following qualities:

  • Lightweight
    • Should not limit the child’s ability to move
  • Flat
    • Shoes should NOT have an arch
    • This simulates barefoot walking
    • Exceptions do exist in pathological conditions
    • Arches limit the ability of a child’s foot to develop naturally
  • Smooth
    • Sole of the shoe should be smooth
      • Avoid rubber soles
  • Flexible / Soft
    • Your child’s shoes should not limit important toe and foot mobility
    • Shoes should not restrict the growing feet
    • No heel
      • Shoes should be flat