Rated 3 out of 5Â by WorkingMomof3 GREAT SHOE EXCEPT FEET SMELL IN THESE....
These shoes are super comfortable for my 5 year old to wear... of course he wants them without socks for summer. However, the material of these shoes seems to trap the sweat in...and boy do his feet SMELL. I have never had this type of problem with a shoe before. His feet don't smell when he wears his regular running shoes.
The shoes hold up well though...I threw them into the washing machine and dryer to see if that fixed the smell issue...no harm to the shoes.... but by day two they were smelly again.....now I am spraying them with Lysol every day, which starts the day off fresh, but by the end of the day it is back to being smelly.
Width on these: We purchased the wide width, which is fine barefoot, but he claims they are too tight if he wears them with socks.
Recommendation to parents: get these in a size to wear with lightweight ankle socks.
July 25, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5Â by sweetlady Lining comes out
I bought a pair of these for my 7year old. The lining of the shoe kept coming out from both new shoes unattached and underneath the lining was all the stitching and etc. My son got very upset. I had to glue it back. I read other reviews of other shoes at stride rite that complained of the same issue. For this price $39.99 and higher, I believe the quality should be greater. Hope this review helps.
July 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5Â by kmf8340 Best Sandals Yet!
These sandals are the best I've bought yet. They stay put & are easy to run in. Love them!!
June 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 Durable and Cute
My son always runs; in opened toed sandals, his feet would slide out the front and he would trip. Because of this I was forced to find closed toe shoes. We gave these a try and loved them so much that this is our third summer buying the Kyle. Last year we bought them in blue and brown. They were the only shoes he needed for the entire summer. We ran them through the washing machine at least ten times (due to potty accidents) and they still look brand new. i highly recommend these shoes. A little pricy but worth it. I plan to buy the pink for my daughter this summer.
April 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5Â by mom222 Great for rough boy
My 3-year-old boy loves his new shoes! I measured his feet according to the website, and the first pair ended up being a little big. Great customer service, was able to re-order and received the 2nd pair quickly.
March 29, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5Â by djmom Love these shoes!
I have been purchasing Stride Rite Kyle sandals for both of my boys for the last several summers. The boys are very active, and these shoes keep up with them. I will be sad when the boys feet are too large to purchase these!
March 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5Â by TwinsRock AWESOME shoes!
I am a long-time Stride Rite fan because my twin boys have had wide feet since birth. These are some of my favorite shoes yet. My boys needed shoes for school that didn't have blinkers and I wanted the shoes to be well-ventilated because my boys' feet can be very sweaty, especially in warm weather. The boys have worn these shoes every day since I bought them a month or so ago and they love them! I have to force the boys to take them off to "save them" for school. The shoes can be worn with or without socks, so since we live in the South, these will be year-round shoes for us, without a doubt. They are well-made, as usual, and the colors are such that I haven't had to wash them so far. Terrific shoes - I highly recommend!
September 8, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5Â by MOMof5boysand2girls the BEST sandal ever!
This will be our 3rd year ordering these sandals. Our son will be 5 in October and he has wide, flat feet. We live in a tropical climate which allows him to wear these sandals 7 months out of the year. They are the absolute best "go-to" shoe in the summer. They go well with "going out" clothes because they don't look like traditional sandals, yet are light, airy and very comfortable. He doesn't look for any other shoe when we tell him to go and get some shoes on. They are incredibly well made and LAST. Stride Rite shoes are worth EVERY penny!!! These will be the only shoes that your child outgrows before they wear out!! I've tried buying the store brand shoes from Target or Walmart thinking I'd buy those for him to take to pre-school and destroy, but I end up buying 3 or 4 pairs for the school year and with Stride Rite...I only have to buy 1 pair of shoes (unless his feet grow). DO NOT size based on the size of the other brands of shoes you have, you really need to download and print out the sizing chart they provide on line for an accurate fit.
September 2, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5Â by tfaatlanta Great for wide feet.
I'm very pleased with this purchase, my little one got wide feet and it's really difficult to find a comfortable pair of shoes for him that fits the width and the length but this Kyle is really good, still got some extra room for his toes but not that makes him feel like a duck.
August 28, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5Â by LoriH These shoes fit great! My toddler loves them so much he brings them to us to put them on all the time. Great shoes for developing little feet. Well worth the money!
August 22, 2011