En pojke sitter på en bänk i en skola och man ser hans barnskor nära i bild.

4 questions to keep in mind before buying new children's shoes!

4 questions to keep in mind before buying new children's shoes!

Ett litet barn håller sin mamma och pappa i vardera hand och försöker gå framåt.

1. How big should new children's shoes be?

The foot must have growth space and walking space, a total of about 15 mm. The height of growth should be about 10 mm and the walking space 5 mm as the foot moves forward for each step you take. How big the difference between each size is can vary, however generally, there is a difference of about 5-10 mm between each size.

En mamma håller sitt lilla barns fötter i sin hand, medan de ligger i sängen.

2. How much does a child's foot grow?

Up to the age of two, children's feet normally grow 20 mm per year. Between two and three years of age approximately by 15 mm per year and thereafter, up to the age of eleven, by 10 mm per year. Where carefully measure the baby's feet and shoes at regular intervals.

En jätteglad pojke leker med en vattenspridare en sommardag.

3. How to prevent children from getting their feet wet?

In addition to children having a tendency to jump in pools of water and play in snow, pon the other hand, baby feet sweat several centilitres every day. Some of the moisture evaporates upwards through the shaft opening while the rest is absorbed by the socks and by the inside of the baby shoe. Few materials are completely waterproof and man should switch between different children's shoes to allow them to dry completely. Boots and boots in leather or textile material should be impregnated regularly. In case of rain and sleet, rubber or all-weather boots are recommended.

En flicka står i en stor vattenpöl med ett par färglada gummistövlar på fötterna.

Can I dry the children's boots on elements?

No, do not dry children's shoes that boot on elements. Avoid elements and drying cabinets in particular sole material risks drying out and cracking can occur. Some reinforcements of cellular rubber or similar materials also react in the same way. A tip is to put newspaper in the boots that absorb the moisture quickly.