Kids grow so quickly that they constantly need new pairs of shoes as they grow out of their old ones. Luckily for us, there are so many different styles available on the market today. You will surely find something that suits your child’s, and your, tastes and activity within your budget.However, don’t just pick a shoe because of fashion, function is much more important. A shoe that doesn’t fit properly may lead to your child having pain and hinders movement and activities.
Here are some factors to consider when buying shoes for kids.
1.)As a child’s feet grows it’s possible to change sizes every few months
2.) If there are any signs of irritation do not purchase those shoes or stop wearing them as they can aggravate the feet
3.)Do not wear hand be down shoes because even if they are the right size it won’t fit the foot properly
4.)Try on shoes with the socks/tights that will be worn with them
5.) Buy according to fit for larger foot
6.) Always bring the child with you so they can actually try on the shoes and walk around in them.
7.)Shoes should be comfortable as soon as you try them on. They should not require a “breaking in” period