When learning to crawl and walk, it’s important that young feet are equipped with the right type of socks to keep them from slipping and sliding on the floor. Grippy socks feature beaded nonskid materials underfoot so little ones can be more stable on their feet. Ahead, we rounded up some of the best grippy socks for babies and toddlers that you can buy now. They’re all made with soft, stretchy cotton and come in a variety of colors and patterns; they also range from ankle to crew socks so you can find the right fit for your always moving tot.
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1. Rative Crew Socks With Grips
Rative’s crew socks are made from 95% cotton and 5% spandex for medium thickness.
Pros: These socks come in mixed sets featuring patterns like cars, airplanes, trucks, rockets and helicopters. They’re available in sizes for babies from three months old to toddlers up to five years old.
Cons: These may shrink slightly in the wash, unless washed on a cold cycle.
2. Aminson Anti-Slip Ankle Socks
Made from 95% cotton and 5% spandex, Aminson’s socks are beaded with nonskid material. Available as a pack of six or 12 pairs, they come in various solid-color and striped designs.
Pros: They feature a heel tab for easy on and off access. They come in sizes for newborns and to five-year-olds.
Cons: These run large.
3. Zaples Grip Ankle Socks
Zaples’ ankle socks are coated with strong grips at the bottom and made with stretchy cotton. You can buy them in monochrome hues or color-blocked styles (there’s even a cute Mary Jane-style sock to choose from).
Pros: The pull tabs keep these in place on little feet. They come as a pack of nine or 12 and in sizes that fit babies to seven-year-olds.
Cons: The brand recommends washing before use.