With cold weather here, you’re likely stocking up on cozy essentials like hot chocolate and fuzzy socks. But an equally important item you’re probably forgetting? Slippers for the kids. Here, find the 19 best slippers for kids to keep their feet warm and toasty, according to real parents who bought them.
The 19 Best Slippers for Kids, Starting at $20
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1. Ugg Fluff Yeah Slide
You'll never lose these bright scuffs on the closet floor, and their fuzzy texture is going to win over your little one fast. Or, in the words of one happy wearer, "thank you nana they are so soft and comfortable I like my shoes."
2. Acorn Moc
One reviewer's son "wears them literally everywhere...we tease him about wearing his 80-year-old-man shoes, and he just laughs!"
3. Deer Stags Kids Lil Nordic
One happy parent says their 7-year-old loves these classic plaid slip-ons, from the cushioned insole to the faux-fur lining.
4. Emu Australia Kids Monster Slipper
Don't blame us if your giftee begs you to dye their hair blue to match the faux fur that makes this an extra-cozy shoe. Tufts of it frame a goofy monster face that has eyes, teeth and horns on a suede upper. And make no mistake: These shoes get the ugly-cute award.
5. acorn Kids Colby Gore Moc
"They’re pretty warm, so they keep his toes comfortable during New England winters," one parent says about their toddler in these slip-on shoes with flexible rubber soles that are made for toddlers, little kids and big kids. These run small, so size up.
6. joules Clawtastic Monster Claw Slippers
"Very happy with them, comfortable to wear ... but they confused my dog!" reports one happy kid who appreciated this plush pair of slippers.
7. kamik Kids’ Cozycabin2 Slippers
“These are well made and easy for my three-year-old to put on, take off, or put away. They haven’t fallen off or tripped my son up while he has been running in them. I would recommend these and rebuy in a heartbeat,” a happy reviewer wrote. After that glowing review, we’re sold on these cozy slippers.
8. minnetonka ‘cassie’ Slipper
These moccasin slippers are so warm and cozy that you might as well buy a pair for every member of the family. “We love these moccasins for inside-the-house slippers. They are warm on the inside and have non-skid soles. We bought them for the whole family,” admits one shopper. We’re picturing the cute matching family photo ops already.
9. old Navy Unisex Faux-fur Critter Slippers For Toddler
“My daughter absolutely loves these," says one reviewer. "She walks around the house talking about her unicorns." That's the best endorsement we can think of for these gripper-sole slippers.
10. joules Kids Slippet Felt Mule Character Slippers
Dinosaur design outside + fleece lining inside? "I bought these for my son and he absolutely loves them," says one user. "The furry lining is so soft and he just doesn't want to take them off."
11. Bombas Youth Gripper Slipper
"Our daughter loves her new 'socks,'" says one mom. "These are thick with a really soft inner lining. And the grips on the bottom are great for fast-moving kids."
12. Kamik Kids Cozylodge
Take it from an 8-year-old, who says, "They're the best slippers I ever had!" His mom adds: "They look cute, they seem to fit him perfectly and they have a nice flexible sole with good traction so he doesn't go slipping all over our hardwood floors."
13. Oe Glitter Moccasin Slipper
"These were a gift for my daughter. She loves them! Comfy and cute! I was worried the glitter would be everywhere but we’ve had them for a few weeks with very little shedding," reports one relieved mom about these glam moccasins.
14. ugg Cozy Ii Scuff Slipper
One impressed mom writes that this shearling-lined leather slipper "fits true to a sneaker size and the feel and comfort of the slipper lives up to the UGG standard of quality. The nonslip bottom is great for active kids when running around the house...perfect find at a perfect price.” Did we mention they come in toddler, little kid and big kid sizes?
15. Bearpaw Loki Exotic Pink Glitter
Genuine sheepskin lining and a glittery pink suede fabrication? Since these have a durable outsole, get ready to see these snazzy slipper shoes on during all waking hours.
18. crocs Kids’ Classic Slipper
One shopper says her son loves these felt slippers so much that she’s already repurchased them. “He outgrew his first pair and we ordered another one. I am considering ordering them in all sizes to eliminate the slipper problem at least for a couple of years,” she adds.
19. the North Face Thermoball Traction Ii Convertible Slipper
All-day comfort in slushy climes are the selling point with these quilted indoor-outdoor kicks: "I bought these for my son and he absolutely loves them, they are warm, water repellent, and light weight," says a reviewer. "They are perfect for winter days at school when he doesn't want to wear his boots all day."
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