While they may not be the first item you’d think to bring on a camping trip, slippers should be on the whole family’s packing list. If you plan to camp in cooler conditions, you’ll want to make sure your child has a pair that’s super warm and cozy (after all, it’s no secret that cold feet mean an unhappy tot). A good pair should also feature durable outsoles to keep young ones stable and protected during outdoor playtime or while leisurely making s’mores. Considering all this, we compiled some of the best kid’s slippers for camping, from bootie style to traditional mules.
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1. Baffin Base Camp Slippers
These sleeping bag-style boots include slip-resistant outsoles to keep tots stable.
Pros: Baffin uses durable nylon uppers and cozy faux shearling linings for added warmth. The drawcord top seals the opening of the boot to keep out the cold. The style is available in youth small, medium and large sizes.
Cons: These may run small.
2. Western Chief Outdoor Slipper Boots
Western Chief offers little kids and big kids fluffy slipper-style boots.
Pros: These boots are made from puffy fleece uppers decorated with fun prints. The outsole includes a tread-like design for traction and plush fleece lining for a soft inner feeling.
Cons: It’s suggested to size up in these boots.
3. Teva K Ember MID Shoes
Made in a variety of colorways, these low-top and rubber outsole shoes are available in little and big kids sizes for both girls and boys.
Pros: The quilted polyester uppers are treated to repel water so you can wear these come rain or shine on your camping trip. A microfiber midsole contributes to the cushioned feel and is also treated to reduce foot odor. The stretchy heel makes for easy on-off; it can collapse, too, transforming it into a slip-on style.
Cons: These may fit wide.