Kick start your little adventurer’s school year by stocking up on Keen’s classic shoes, inspired by the great outdoors. From sturdy (yet super stylish) boots to everyday options like the Encanto Scout High Top, Encanto Sneaker and Encanto Wesley High Top, this fab line of footwear scores the highest marks both in the school halls and on the jungle gym.
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Let them hit the ground running (during recess!) with Plae’s eco-friendly shoes, which are crafted using recyclable materials, include anti-microbial insoles and are made to fit your child’s developing feet. Bonus: The shoes – like Nat the trendsetter and Charlie the turf shoe – feature interchangeable tabs that are easy for little hands to grip.
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The beloved brand’s fun (and functional!) assortment of cool kicks are always a shoe-in for your child’s back to school wardrobe. Soak up the last few days of summer with their Phibian sneakers – they’re made for water and land – and then transition into fall with their new light-up Leepz collection.
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The brand’s new interactive shoes are a game changer – literally. The first-ever remote control shoe allows kids to play on their colorful kicks or activate the remote (which is stored in the shoe’s sole!) and challenge themselves with the memory game. Game on.
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