Kids Shoe Size Chart
This post was last updated on September 5th, 2023 at 07:30 am
A good pair of shoes for your children is essential for healthy evolution. Shoes come in many colors and materials, but also in many sizes. There’s a need for specialized Kids shoe size chart.
This extensive post is completely dedicated to finding the right sizes for as many footwear types. The aim is to add the different types of shoes and activities children need well-fitting shoes.
My son is 5 years old: what are the sizes?
How much do kids’ feet grow?
Kids Shoe Size Chart and size converters
The size chart for children’s shoes can be found on the Shoe size charts page. It gives you a pretty complete overview of measurements and the most common international sizes for newborns until teenagers.
Sizes differ between brands and between types of footwear. That’s why we always recommend measuring both feet of your son or daughter. Here’s a simple how-to post about it.
Probably you don’t feel like reading or quickly want to buy those kids’ shoes.
To make it easy, we summed up our tips to measure your children’s feet in the Kids shoe size chart:
- Measure your kid’s feet in the afternoon.
- Make them Stand When Measuring, but with smaller children this is not needed
- Wear socks
- Be precise
- Measure both feet
- Stand on a piece of paper
- Start drawing
- Measure the length of your feet
- Find your width fitting by drawing or with measuring tape (for kids shoes this step is optional)
- Determine your size in the conversion charts
Shoe sizes for daily use
Check the dedicated page about Children’s shoe size charts.
Most boys’ and girls’ shoes for daily use will have normal sizes, so that you can find all info here.
Sport shoes kids shoe size chart
A good sports shoe for kids is essential… we handle general all-round sports shoes.
Sport shoes to go to the gym, do sports at school, go to summer camps. Need the correct sizes? check the below kids shoe size chart.
We start from 4 years old until the teenager’s age.
Little kids to big kids Sport Shoe Size Conversion Chart
4 – 9 yrs US Size
4 – 9 yrs CM Size
|Heel – Toe|
|Heel – Toe|
|7.5C||13.5||5 12/16″||14.6 cm||7||24|
|8C||14||5 15/16″||15.0 cm||7.5||25|
|8.5C||14.5||6 1/16″||15.5 cm||8||25.5|
|9C||15||6 4/16″||15.9 cm||8.5||26|
|9.5C||15.5||6 7/16″||16.3 cm||9||26.5|
|10C||16||6 9/16″||16.7 cm||9.5||27|
|10.5C||16.5||6 12/16″||17.2 cm||10||27.5|
|11C||17||6 15/16″||17.6 cm||10.5||28|
|11.5C||17.5||7 1/16″||18.0 cm||11||28.5|
|12C||18||7 4/16″||18.4 cm||11.5||29.5|
|12.5C||18.5||7 7/16″||18.8 cm||12||30|
|13C||19||7 9/16″||19.3 cm||12.5||31|
|13.5C||19.5||7 12/16″||19.7 cm||13||31.5|
Don’t mix up US CM-size indication with the result of measuring your feet in centimeters.
Youth Sport Shoe Size Conversion Chart
|Youth & Teens|
9 – 12 yrs US Size
|Youth & Teens|
8 – 12 yrs CM Size
|Heel – Toe|
|Heel – Toe|
|1Y||20||7 15/16″||20.1 cm||13.5||32|
|1.5Y||20.5||8 1/16″”||20.5 cm||1||33|
|2Y||21||8 4/16″”||20.9 cm||1.5||33.5|
|2.5Y||21.5||8 7/16″”||21.4 cm||2||34|
Crocs Shoes Size Chart: Kids’ sizes
We don’t handle specific brands on this post, however, some brands are so linked with 1 type of footwear we gladly make an exception. Crocs typically fit bigger than the size your children wear in shoes. That’s why we always recommend measuring the feet of your kiddies.
|Age||US Size||UK Size||EU Sizes||JP Size||Korea Size||CN Size||Inches||Milimeters|
|6-12 Months||C2||2||18||12||N/A||N/A||3 7/8||98|
|12-18 Months||C3||3||19||12.5||N/A||N/A||4 1/8||107|
|18-24 Months||C4||4||20||13||140||N/A||4 1/2||115|
|2 yrs||C5||5||21||13.5||150||N/A||4 7/8||123|
|3 yrs||C6||6||22-23||14||155||22||5 1/8||132|
|4 yrs||C7||7||23-24||15||160||23||5 1/2||140|
|4 yrs||C8||8||24-25||15.5||165||24||5 7/8||149|
|5 yrs||C9||9||25-26||16.5||170||25||6 1/8||157|
|6 yrs||C10||10||27-28||17.5||180||26||6 1/2||166|
|7 yrs||C11||11||28-29||18||185||27||6 7/8||174|
|8 yrs||C12||12||29-30||18.5||190||28||7 1/8||183|
|8 yrs||C13||13||30-31||19||195||29||7 1/2||191|
|9 yrs||J1||1||32-33||19.5||200||30||7 7/8||200|
|10 yrs||J2||2||33-34||20||210||31-32||8 1/8||208|
|12 yrs||J4||4||36-37||22||230||35-36||8 7/8||225|
|13 yrs||J5||5||37-38||23||240||N/A||9 1/8||233|
|14 yrs||J6||6||38-39||24||250||N/A||9 1/2||242|
Uniform School shoes
In many countries like UK, Australia, Japan, and some regions in the US and Europe, children must wear Black leather or synthetic leather school shoes.
Little and Big kids: School shoes Size Converter
Shoes in the correct size for Little kids or big kids are essential. The school shoes must fit firmly and support boys’ and girls’ feet in each activity or school. Brands like Skechers has a big School Uniform Shoe collection; check them out here after you determined your size. The Size Chart below is for Pre-school children.
|6 yrs||17.0 cm||6.7″||10.5||9.5||27||25.5||24.5|
|6 yrs||17.4 cm||6.8″||11||10||27.5||26||25|
|7 yrs||17.7 cm||6.9″||11.5||10.5||28||26.5||25.5|
|7 yrs||18.0 cm||7.1″||12||11||28.5||27||26|
|8 yrs||18.3 cm||7.2″||12.5||11.5||29||27.5||26.5|
|8 yrs||18.8 cm||7.4″||13||12||30||28||27|
|9 yrs||19.1 cm||7.5″||13.5||12.5||31||30||27|
|9 yrs||20.0 cm||7.8″||1||13||32||32||27.5|
|10 yrs||20.4 cm||8.0″||1.5||13.5||33||33||28|
Teens: School shoes Size Converter
Shoes in the correct size for Teen must be cool but also a perfect fit. The school shoes must fit firmly and support teen boys’ and girls’ feet in their path to adulthood.
The Size Chart below is for grade school kids and youngsters. You can also check adult collections with the below size guide.
|11 yrs||20.8 cm||8.1″||2||1||33.5||33.5||29|
|11 yrs||21.2 cm||8.3″||2.5||1.5||34||34||30|
|11 yrs||21.7 cm||8.5″||3||2||35||35||31|
|12 yrs||22.0 cm||8.6″||3.5||2.5||35.5||35.5||32|
|12 yrs||22.2 cm||8.7″||4||3||36||36||33|
|13 yrs||22.5 cm||8.8″||4.5||3.5||36.5||37||34|
|13 yrs||22.7 cm||8.9″||5||4||37||37||35|
|13 yrs||23.0 cm||9.0″||5.5||4.5||37.5||37.5||36|
|14 yrs||23.3 cm||9.2″||6||5||38||38||36|
|14 yrs||23.7 cm||9.3″||6.5||5.5||38.5||38.5||37|
|14 yrs||24.2 cm||9.5″||7||6||39||39||38|
Ski Boot Size Chart and converter
Ski boots use a measurement system called Mondopoint. The Mondopoint sizing system, or mondo for short, is essentially the length of your foot in centimeters. Measure your foot’s length in centimeters for an accurate idea of your Mondopoint size—more explanation about Mondopoint you can find in the dedicated post about the different sizing systems.
Ski boots for children (as for adults) don’t come in half sizes. Some brands might tackle this with a size adjuster inside the boot.
Having issues in getting your kids sized up for ski boots? Are they outgrowing them too quickly? Most defenitely check for rental services at your favorite store.
Hiking or walking shoes
Rain boots typically fit 1 – 2 sizes larger than other types of shoes.
The size that is indicated on rain boots or wellies is taking this difference already into account.
Note that your kids will probably wear thick socks that can help make up for the more generous fit.
We have split up the size charts for rainboots with cotton lining and with fleece lining.
To Conclude: Rain Boots or wellies size indication is more or less the same as the regular shoe size indication.
|Age||EU Size||UK Size||US Size||JP Size||Insole|
|Max Calf Area|
|20||1||2||10||13.5||22.0 cm||13.5 cm|
|21||2||3||10||14||23.0 cm||13.5 cm|
|22||3||4||11||14.5||24.0 cm||13.5 cm|
|23||4||5||12||15.5||25.0 cm||15.5 cm|
|24||5||6||13||16||26.0 cm||15.5 cm|
|25||6||7||13||16.5||27.0 cm||15.5 cm|
|26||7||8||14||17.5||28.0 cm||17.5 cm|
|27||8||9||15||18||29.0 cm||17.5 cm|
|28||9||10||16||19||29. 7 cm||17.5 cm|
|29||10||11||17||19.5||30.3 cm||22.5 cm|
|30||11||12||17||20||31.0 cm||22.5 cm |
Rain boots for everyday life? Not a good idea! Rubber boots must only be used when it is wet outside.
The rainboots or wellies usually make the feet sweat, and they just don’t offer enough support to constantly growing feet.
Ballet shoes come in many different materials and fittings. It depends by brand and by personal feeling.
The ballet shoes must feel snug around your feet, and you should practically feel that you don’t wear shoes. In the below chart we added some different type of dance shoes.
|WARM UP BOOTIES||S||S||S||S||M||M||M||M||M||L||L||L|
The makers of Size-Charts work in an international fashion company. More info about them, you can read here. During their years of experience, they receive frequent questions about Size Charts for kids’ shoes.
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