Children's slippers are useful for so many reasons.
They're obviously great for cosy duvet days watching films, but there are also many slippers for kids with sturdy soles that make them ideal for pottering around the garden. Whatever you're looking for in your search for kids' slippers, we've listed our best recommendations here.
Kidadl's Top Pick
1. Wildpoldsried Kids - Giesswein
A family-run, Austrian business, Giesswein uses hand-selected wool for its slippers, produced to the highest ethical and ecological standards. This slipper for children fits like a boot and is made from pure virgin wool, so is exceptionally warm. It can, however, be washed at 30 degrees (without softener), making it an ideal pair of shoes for little feet who are likely to cause some wear and tear. The solid rubber sole also ensures that these slippers are durable, and can be used to wander outdoors. They're a regular fit, so should work for most feet, and are made of the highest standard of wool. Colours vary, so they're also ideal as unisex shoes.
- Price: £36
- Ages: 2 - 11 years
- Made from premium wool
- Washable at 30 degrees
- Durable rubber soles
- Great as a unisex slipper option for children
Best For Families On A Budget
2. Red Moose Gathering Fleece Slippers - Alex and Alexa
Another bootie slipper option, these are warm and cosy fleece, with stitched edge detailing and non slip soles made from suede. They're also washable at 30 degrees and come in different colourways. Easy.
- Price: £10
- Ages: 3 years +
- 100% polyester fleece
- Machine washable
- No skid bottom
Best For Toddlers
3. Unisex Kids' Pastell Slippers - Amazon
These are great toddlers' slippers. They have a flexible, anti-slip rubber sole, with a hook and loop closure and velcro fastening for ease of dressing and a secure fit. Great little shoes that do the job.
- Price: £10.37
- Ages: 0 months - 4 years
- Hook and loop and velcro closures
- Rubber soles for no slip
- Fun design
Best For Early Years
4. Cosy Knitted Slippers - Jojo Maman Bebe
This is a bestselling design for little toes, made from a soft wool mix that's fleece-lined to ensure no scratchiness. Soles are anti-slip, and there's an elasticated opening for easy dressing.
- Price: £12
- Ages: from 0 months - 6 years
- Cosy fleece lining and soft wool outer
- Anti-skid sole
- Button fastening on sizes up to 6 - 12 months
Best Unisex Kids' Slippers
5. Knitted Booties - Mamas & Papas
Super soft, 100% cotton is designed to keep little toes warm whilst being gentle against skin, and these little booties are great as either baby girls' or baby boys' slippers, with their timeless square knit design ensuring they won't age.
- Price: £12
- Ages: newborn - 12 months
- 100% cotton
- Bootie style
Best For Babies
6. Cosy Booties - Frugi
These little booties are made from recycled polyester fleece with an organic cotton lining, so they're sustainable options for small feet. They have a sheep character design that coordinates with Frugi's Baa Baa Bonnet and Charlie Romper, and their cuffs have a touch of elastane in them to ensure a snug fit.
- Price: £12
- Ages: from newborn to 12 months
- Recycled polyester fleece and organic cotton lining
- Sheep design
- Double-layered for extra comfort and warmth
Best For Under 5s
7. Glow In The Dark Star Slippers - The White Company
What's that, slippers for kids that glow in the dark?! Sign us up. These are super cosy little shoes, lined with soft velour on the inside and made from a plush velvet outer layer. Faux-suede soles have anti-slip qualities, and the sparkling star print glows in the dark.
- Price: £22
- Ages: 6 months +
- Glow in the dark star design
- Non-slip faux-suede soles
- Plush inner and outer layers
Best Slippers For Young Girls
8. Peppa Pig Girls' Slippers - Amazon
The ubiquity of Peppa Pig is undeniable, and these little shoes work as a cosy slipper option for small feet. They're cushioned, with a grippy sole and velcro fastening, and they have a Peppa Pig unicorn design. Perfect for a four year old.
- Price: £19.22
- Ages: 4 years+
- Peppa Pig and unicorn design
- Grippy sole
- Cushioned shoes
Best For Kids' Animal Slippers
9. Felt Mary Jane Slippers - Boden
A pompom tail, embroidered rabbit face, and 3D ears ... what's not to love? These little rabbit design slippers are not only super cute, but they also have a faux-fur lining for comfy cosiness, a non-slip sole, and a touch-and-close fastening. Plus, they're machine washable.
- Price: from £19
- Ages: 2 - 12 years
- Bunny design and features
- Faux-fur lining
- No skid sole
- Easy fastening
Best Sustainable Slippers
10. Oberstaufen - Giesswein
It's our second selection from the ethical and ecological Austrian brand, but this time the slipper is designed less like a boot, more like little shoes. This is a narrow fit slipper, with a durable rubber sole for short outdoor adventures, and a fine virgin wool upper that's washable at 30 degrees. It comes in multiple colours so is ideal for any gender.
- Price: £36
- Ages: newborn - 7 years
- Made of ecological and environmentally sustainable wool
- Machine washable
- Hardwearing rubber soles
- Multiple colours
Best For Under 10s
11. Cosy II Slipper For Kids - Ugg
Unquestionable cost and comfortable, these kids' Ugg slippers rank among the brand's bestsellers. They're lined with fluffy, soft wool, and the slip-on style makes them easy to get on and off. The outsole is also durable, so can be worn outdoors, and the suede outer makes for a sophisticated look.
- Price: £55
- Ages: 7 years+
- Wool lining and insole
- Suede outer
- Hardwearing soles for indoor and outdoor wear
Best Kids' Moccasin Slippers
12. Crackling Flo Suede Slippers - Clarks
These kids moccasin slippers are another more grown-up option, made from a sleek suede with tan leather lace detailing, and a sheepskin footbed for comfort. A classic.
- Price: £20
- Ages: 2 - 7 years
- Suede slippers with leather lace detail
- Sheepskin footbed for warmth
Best For All Seasons
13. Mahabis Kids Slippers - Mahabis
Mahabis slippers are great. They come in a classic design, a summer design, or a wool-lined design, and have multiple colour options so that kids can mix and match as they please until they get the design they want. The fixed sole makes them great to play outdoors in, and the heels collapse for an easy slip-on fit, or sit upright for a more shoe-like model.
- Price: from £15
- Ages: 5 years+
- 4 options for upper colours; 7 options for the sole colour
- Summer, classic, and wool-lined options
- Durable soles for outdoor play
Best Slipper Socks
14. Fox Moccasin Slipper Socks - Jojo Maman Bebe
Foxes and woodland creatures are having a moment, and these stretchy soft cotton (but non-scratchy) socks don't fail to please on design points. An anti-slip suede sole keeps kids safe, and are designed to stay up so there's no slipping around.
- Price: £12
- Ages: from 6 months to 4 years
- Non-Slip suede soles
- Stretchy sock feel
- Cute fox design
Best Wool Kids' Slippers
15. Cosyshoe Kids Slippers - Falke
Another great European brand, Falke produces exceptional slippers, socks, and shoes. These are soft and comfortable thanks to their plush inner layer, and they're also made of warming merino wool. Cuffs fold over, and there's elasticity in the ankle for flexibility. They're machine washable, have anti-slip grip and come in multiple colours.
- Price: £19
- Ages: 2 - 14 years
- Made of lightweight merino wool
- Warm inner layer
- Comfortable cuffs
- Machine washable
Slippers are, of course, a very important part of the kids' cosy chic fashion for around the house. Why not check out our top pyjamas for kids and our guide to the best baby sleepsuits and pyjamas to complete the look?
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