The Best Toddlers Shoes Your Little One Will Love

When shopping for shoes for your little one, you’re likely looking for the most comfortable options with plenty of support. And it certainly doesn’t hurt if they happen to be cute, too. To that end, we’ve done the research for you and curated some of the best toddler shoes worth adding to your cart.

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1. Saucony Kids' Baby Jazz Sneaker

The hook-and-loop closure on these sneakers makes them easy to take on and off as well as easy to adjust to your toddler’s feet for maximum comfort.

Pros: They come in over 20 fun colorways, so you have quite the variety to choose from.

Cons: Some users may find these run a half size small, so consider ordering up.

Saucony Little Kid's Baby Jazz Hook & Loop Sneaker
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2. Native Kid's Jefferson Slip-On Sneaker

Complete with a perforated upper, the Jefferson slip-on is one of the most breathable style around for kids.

Pros: They’re also odor-resistant, waterproof and can easily be washed by hand. Choose from a wide range of colors.

Cons: Native Shoes are only offered in full sizes and tend to run bigger, so if you fall between sizes, we suggest sizing down to the closest whole size.

Native Unisex Kid's Jefferson Slip-On Sneaker
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon

3. Capezio Jr. Tyette Tap Shoe

Made by one of the most respected companies in dance footwear, apparel and accessories, this Capezio tap shoe is perfect for beginners.

Pros: This tap shoe features a rounded toe box, providing more wiggle room for kids. They’re also available in smooth white leather and a caramel version in addition to the glossy PVC black finish. Feet are held-in securely not just by the removable ribbon but also by an elastic strap.

Cons: They tend to run on the narrow side. Some users may want to order a half size up.

Capezio Jr. Tyette Tap Shoe
CREDIT: Courtesy of Amazon
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