What should we pay attention to when buying children's footwear?
1. Check your feet
usually right and left foot are not entirely identical
When buying children’s footwear, it is important to try both shoes at your child. The feet are shorter and shorter in the morning, so it is advisable to adjust the shoes in the afternoon.
Important! When the child is standing, the foot is longer than if we sit, so let the child’s footwear stand up.
When we walk or run, the fingers move with each movement and the foot then needs the most space, so it is important that the child tests the shoes and takes a few steps as this can check their comfort.
2. Foot shape
wide, normal or narrow foot?
In the beginning, the baby’s feet are still corpulent and fatty, and with growth, they develop in different ways. Therefore, it is important to find out what foot your child has. Tall or low plan, wide, normal or narrow foot with normal or narrow ankle.
Did you know that more than 50% of children don't wear proper footwear?
3. PURCHASE OF SHOES
How to buy baby shoes?
Each parent encounters the following questions to which answers can only be found with good preparation. So, it’s important to pay attention to how active the child is, how long he wears shoes, his foot’s shape, length and width and the materials of the shoes.
The correct purchase of children’s footwear is extremely important! Because baby feet are still developing and growing.
3. How to measure the foot?
tips on how to measure your foot the easiest
-let the child in his socks step on to a sheet of paper that you have placed on the edge of the wall,
-the child should touch the wall slightly with the heel, so that both legs are flat on the floor,
– Draw a foot contour and measure the length from the middle of the heel to the longest toe.
Perform the measurement for both feet! You can vary in length.
-measure the width of the child’s foot by measuring the length between the bone’s head
-measure the circumference of the leg as shown in the figure.