Wheel shoes are a fun mix that combines features of roller skates and sneakers, putting a small wheel in the heel and sometimes in the toe of the shoe. We rounded up the top wheel shoes for boys. To help you learn to master the skill of rolling around on this special footwear, the wheels on many of these styles can be removed or hidden inside the shoe via a special compartment. They come in different silhouettes from a classic sneaker to a skate-style shoe and are sure to have boys steadily rolling through their day.
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1. Heelys Propel 2.0 Sneaker
This Heelys shoe features a single, stealth wheel in the heel that can also be removed to produce a casual, street skate-style shoe.
Pros: This shoe features a synthetic upper with Heely’s branding a and rubber sole for a sporty look.
Cons: These shoes run small.
2. Ufatansy Light Up Wheel Shoes
These LED roller shoes light up with movement and come in over 20 different colorways.
Pros: The light of these shoes is rechargeable with a USB and has a hidden switch in the strap to turn it on and off.
Cons: The dual wheel design may be harder to control for beginners.
3. SDSpeed Kids Roller Skate Shoe
These SDSpeed shoes have a breathable knit upper and LED lights in the sole. A hook and look strap across the top provides a secure closure.
Pros: The wheel of this shoe pops out and hides at the click of a button on the heel for easy transitions between a roller skate and street shoe.
Cons: The lights are not reusable or rechargeable.