The crisp crunch of leaves. The tiny splashes of fresh rain puddles. The pitter-patter of snow-covered boots. Is there anything sweeter than the sound of small feet at play? (That’s a rhetorical question; of course, there’s not.) Though the temperatures might be dropping, there’s no reason for active little ones to stop doing the things they love best all fall and winter long — from carving pumpkins and picking apples to building snowmen and throwing snowballs. All they’ll need are some of the coziest and cutest fall kids’ shoes to keep their toes warm and outfits looking, well, cool.
While they might have gotten away with one pair of flip-flops all summer, they’re going to need a bit more coverage — and a few more options — to get through the colder months. Ideally, a cold-weather closet will have a pair of sturdy sneakers or boots as well as some trusty rain boots that kids can throw on for school and weekend adventures alike. Versatility is key if you don’t want to break the bank. And if you live in a snowy area or venture to the mountains, you’ll also want to make sure to have a pair of snug-fitting snow boots that aren’t too clunky or difficult to put on and take off. (No one wants to be Randy from A Christmas Story.)
Ahead, we’ve gathered some of the coolest kicks to round out their wardrobes and keep them comfy ’til spring.
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