Stride Rite

step guide.

Choosing the right shoes for growing kids is as easy as one-two. Get started here.

first steps.

Built for wobbly cruisers and walkers ready to
explore the living room and beyond on two feet.

shop soft motion

next steps.

Built for independent walkers taking on new adventures
with a little more support and structure.

SHOP SRtech

stride rite kids' shoes

Something's afoot, and it's the best selection of kids' shoes for every adventure from Stride Rite.

best kids' shoes for growing feet
Step right up and get your little one ready for running errands with mom, ruling the sandbox or heading to a playdate. Our full collection of little girls' shoes and little boys' shoes offers the support and stability they need for every developmental stage. Keep them comfy and cozy for loads of uninterrupted playtime while introducing them to amazing style from the very beginning.

boys' shoes for your favorite little mess-maker
When your little guy’s feet get into mischief, the right pair of shoes can help keep him safe. Mud puddles, playscapes and concrete jungles are no match for our kids' shoes for boys that are built to last. Find boys' shoes that are perfect for any occasion, including:
Stylish flip-flops and sandals for hours of playtime in warmer weather
Casual sneakers that stand the test of time and are suitable for school and playing
Slip-on, Velcro closure and leather constructed boys' dress shoes for special occasions
Ankle, mid-top and alpine boys' boots designed with rugged construction to keep up with the most curious little feet

girls' stylish shoes for every fashionista
Our girls shoes are just as safe and durable as our shoes for boys and come stylish designs fit for any season! Explore sparkly flats, colorful sneakers, must-have boots and summertime sandals from our complete collection of the best kids' shoes for girls. Whether you're searching for classic and comfortable or cool and casual, our shoes for girls are made to feel as great as they look. Let her show off her playful personality with girls' shoes featuring embellished designs like metallic accents, bright floral patterns, shiny sequins, and her favorite characters.

impressive technologies for big and little kids alike
Little kids' shoes have a big job to do – they have to be tough, cool and built to support their growing feet. No matter what stage your little one is in, our proprietary technologies are designed to prepare them for every phase of childhood. When searching for the best kids' shoes, here are a few technologies to look for:

Soft MotionTM kids’ shoes for first steps
Shoes equipped with Soft Motion technology are made to support natural movement for growing babies and toddlers. Soft and lightweight, Soft Motion shoes have slip resistant soles and flexible rubber outsoles for superior protection. Patented multi-directional grooves allow for increased mobility while a memory foam foot bed keeps your little one comfortable all day.

SRTechTM children's shoes for on-the-move toddlers
For toddlers who are ready to take their next steps, our SRTech selection of kids' shoes is suitable for rookie and expert walkers alike. Built-in sensory pods are designed to improve flexibility and balance as they navigate new terrain, and rounded heels and edges mimic the shape of the foot to minimize stumbles and falls.

children shoes that are Made2Play®
Life can be messy, but cleaning it up shouldn't be a hassle – at least not when it comes to your kid's shoes! Our inventory of Made2Play children's shoes are machine washable for easy cleanup. Scuff resistant toe protection, built-to-last construction and athletic styling make these shoes the perfect addition to any child's casual wardrobe.

where to find the best kids' shoes
Children's shoes from Stride Rite incorporate cutting-edge technologies to protect busy feet and stand up to every activity. Keep them one step ahead of the crowd with the best kids' shoes featuring the latest styles for kids of all ages. Since your little one's feet are constantly growing, use our convenient size chart and sizing tips help keep them safe and comfortable. Check out our FAQ for even more info on your kid’s growing feet.

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