| Tips on choosing the right product

Tips on choosing the right product

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How do you measure your child's foot ?

Your child’s feet grow very quickly … Infants change size every 2 or 3 months (6 months for the over-3s). To ensure that your child is totally at ease in his shoes, it’s essential to measure his foot accurately …

Robeez shows you what to do :

    1. Print out the foot scale (click here) and place your child’s foot on it in the position shown. The heel should be perfectly aligned with the start-line...

    2. Your child must be standing up, with his toes perfectly flat on the floor. This makes a different to the size.
    3. When the foot is in exactly the right position…
    4. …draw a pencil line around the end of the foot, keeping the toes perfectly flat.
    5. You then need to precisely interpret the line. Here too, a tiny error can make all the difference!

 

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How do I check that the shoes my child is wearing are right for his size ?

Your child’s feet grow very quickly … Infants change size every 2 or 3 months (6 months for the over-3s).

To ensure that your child is totally at ease in his shoes, it’s essential to measure his foot accurately …

Robeez shows you what to do:


    • If the inner sole is removable, simply remove it from the shoe and compare it with your child’s foot.
    • You can also check the size by placing your child’s foot directly on the outer sole of the shoe, with the edge of your child’s heel against the edge of the shoe heel. There should be a minimum margin of 1.5 cm between the edge of the foot and the edge of the sole.

A shoe should fit a child’s foot perfectly:

A child does not necessarily know how to explain whether or not he is comfortable in his shoes… especially if he’s an infant! And yet, an incorrect size can have very negative consequences:
    • Shoes that are too short or too narrow can compress and damage the feet. The toes can’t move freely. The child falls regularly. He may demonstrate his unhappiness by categorically refusing to put his shoes on…
    • Shoes that are too long or too wide do not maintain the foot correctly. It slides around inside the shoe and gets hot. The child has poor control over his movements and falls …