Heelys arguably started the wheeled shoe craze back in the early 2000s. The Texas-based brand created rolling styles for kids, so little ones could go from walking to skating in moments for a fun way to get around. These classic styles are still available, while a handful of other brands have also created wheeled styles for tots who love to move. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some of the best wheeled girls shoes you can buy now. They’re made to be comfortable and easily customizable to double as flat shoes. Plus, they include stylish designs so she can stand out on the playground.
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1. Heelys Propel 2.0 Unisex Sneaker
This sporty shoe features Heelys brand logo and appliqués, as well as a single, stealth wheel so tots can easily transition from walking to rolling.
Pros: These shoes are designed to be super lightweight. They’re available in over a dozen colorways and in sizes for little and big kids.
Cons: They run small.
2. Nsasy Kids Roller Shoes
Nsasy’s roller shoes include cute winged accents and come in over 20 bright colorways, featuring multi-hued LED lights underfoot that glow with movement. The lights are also fully rechargeable using a USB cable provided.
Pros: These come with two wheels, but the front wheel can be removed using a wrench for a one heel style that may be easier to maneuver. The back wheel can also be hidden via a built-in compartment so these become flat shoes. Meanwhile, a front velcro strap offers extra security. The sneakers comes in little and big kid sizes.
Cons: They may be harder to control for beginners.
3. Sdspeed Roller Skate Shoes
This knit style features a single wheel design that’s easier to maneuver for beginner skaters. It also features a stretchy knit upper, glowing lights in the base and velcro strap for extra security.
Pros: It’s available in little and big kid sizes. It comes in black, pink and blue to suit your child’s preference.
Cons: The battery can not be replaced or recharged; the brand claims it’s able to last up to three months.