It’s no secret why kids love light up shoes: The luminescent style is downright eye-catching. Here, we’ve compiled some of the top styles for tots to make your shopping a cinch. Not only are these designs attractive, but also unique and versatile while offering an attention to comfort.
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1. Skechers Kids' Litebeams-Gleam N'dream Sneaker
Shock-absorbing cushioning gives this glittery, multi-colored option an edge above the rest. It also beams with every step.
Pros: This sneaker-like silhouette features no-tie laces and an adjustable Velcro strap for a secure fit. The woven mesh upper is stretchy and helps feet breathe while allowing the shoe to be lightweight. The shoes also light up with movement — perfect for parents (or tots) who desire a hands-free, no fuss experience. They’re also available in two other colorways and come in sizes for toddlers to big kids.
Cons: These tend to run small.
2. Slevel Light-Up Shoes
These slip-ons will help support tiny feet, as well as free up more playtime thanks to their ease of access.
Pros: Slevel’s light-up style features a soft fabric upper and Velcro front strap for added security. The LED lights on this pair can switch between seven different hues and two flashing sequences. The shoes come with a USB cable for charging and a remote that allows you to control the settings of each individual shoe (for example, you can have one flashing while the light on the other shoe remains static). They also come in four other colors and a high-top, basketball-like style for children ages four and up. To top it all off, they’re affordable.
Cons: The light switch and charging port are hidden under the tongue of the shoe.
3. Aikuass Light-Up Roller Shoes
From its multiple light settings to functions, these light-up sneakers are all about having options.
Pros: These shoes can switch between seven different colors and three light frequencies: fast flash, slow flash, and long bright. Each shoe has one wheel, but it can be removed with a wrench, so the sneakers can be used as a non-rolling style, too. The shoes come with a USB cord for charging. The charging port and switch are located underneath the Velcro front strap so they won’t rub against the tops of feet. These come in over 11 different models and colorways, and are available in little to big kid sizes.
Cons: These tend to run narrow.