what goes into our Made2Play washable shoes
Since 1919, we’ve designed innovative children's footwear based on current trends and the latest knowledge behind healthy foot development. Stride Rite shoes do more than look great – they help build strength, coordination and confidence throughout every step of childhood.
the anatomy of a machine washable shoe
Every element of our washable shoes is durable enough to handle the most energetic toddlers, the biggest messes and the most menacing washing machines. With innovative constructions and quality materials, you can laugh it off when your child stomps through the mud (again). You'll smile knowing their shoes can simply be slipped off, washed and ready another day of adventures.
All of our washable shoes include the following four components:
construction & testing
All of our washable shoes for kids are rigorously tested to ensure that the constructions and materials can safely go through the wash and be ready to tackle another day’s chaos, again and again. Using both powder detergents and liquid detergents, we run our shoes through tough washing machines to make sure we see the same results you do. We also control for color fading and material shrinkage, so your child always feels stylish and comfortable – even when they’re getting dirty.
Our M2P collection includes different types of washable shoes to accommodate a range of activities. Each category has a unique construction process to ensure your child stays happy, supported and safe while they play, all while offering you peace of mind that their shoes can get cleaned up again in no time.
Our range of Made2Play shoes include:
how to wash stride rite washable shoes
To wash any of our Made2Play shoes, including our light-up washable sneakers, follow these simple steps:
- Fasten all hook and loop closures.
- Use a clean cloth to wipe off as much caked-on mud or dirt as possible.
- Toss the shoes into an empty washer.
- Add either liquid or powder detergent.
- Wash with cold water on a standard cycle.
- Remove and air dry.
washable shoes for every occasion
With so many washable styles to choose from, it’s easy to find footwear that supports all your little one's favorite messy activities. If you’re ready to keep those floors clean – or, at least, cleaner than usual – shop the washable shoes for toddlers and kids at Stride Rite.
Find supportive, comfortable styles in your little one’s favorite designs to keep both of you happy and prepared for playtime. Read our size guide and fit guide to find the perfect pair for your mini-tornado, and check out our foot facts and faqs for even more info on the best shoes for growing feet. Then, shop our full collection of washable shoes online or find a Stride Rite store near you today!shop all washable shoes shop girls M2P shop boys M2P