This also applies to an adult with small feet who shops for youth shoes.
If your kid is a little shredder in the park and pipe, twin tips are a must. If your child is getting into racing, having a flat tail is going to help her develop the fundamentals.
Your child might really want twin tips, but she may be better off with terrific all-mountain ski that has a lifted tail but not necessarily the kind of tail you'll find on a park ski. Some kids won't ski on a ski that looks too girly or mannish or ugly or icky, and only they will be able to tell you when each term is in play.
If you have a picky child, keep his preferences in mind- believe us, it will save you from frustration in the future.
Kids' skis are essentially unisex, so don't worry about the ski's designated gender. You may want to buy the perfect size skis for your kids. Or you can buy skis that they can grow into.
If your child is competing in racing or freestyle skiing, it is probably wise to pick the size they fit in now. If there's one thing we love to do, it's recommend skis! So, please feel free to give us a call at and we can help you find the perfect skis for your little one. Cart Shipping Contact Call us: Find Your Perfect Ski: Height 4'0" 4'1" 4'2" 4'3" 4'4" 4'5" 4'6" 4'7" 4'8" 4'9" 4'10" 4'11" 5'0" 5'1" 5'2" 5'3" 5'4" 5'5" 5'6" 5'7" 5'8" 5'9" 5'10" 5'11" 6'0" 6'1" 6'2" 6'3" 6'4".
Skill Level Beginner Intermediate Expert. Skiing Style Easy-going Average Aggressive. Like in adults, not everyone has slim feet and trying to squeeze into shoes that are the wrong width can leave your feet feeling painful and sore. Another thing to consider when buying girls shoes is heel height. Here at Shoe Zone, we recommend a maximum heel height of 4cm, this allows for the feet to remain comfortable and fully supported without putting too much pressure on certain parts of the foot and ankle.
In toddlers, as close to barefoot is best when it comes to the heel height of shoes. As children get older, their feet should be measured at least every 6 months, going up 1 size each year on average. These are however just guidelines and shoes should be replaced as and when needed. Simply tape the piece of paper to the floor and let your child stand on it.
Comparing shoe sizes requires consideration of certain factors. One is shoe width. If you have wide feet, select wide shoes or, if those are not available, add one-half shoe size. Measure both feet; one foot is usually slightly longer. Select the shoe size for the longer foot. Determine the type of socks or hose to be worn with the shoes and also factor that into shoe size. Measure your feet in the afternoon; some people's feet are slightly larger then.
Please use the following general girls size charts to help determine sizing, however, keep in mind that due to variations between children, brands and styles, we cannot guarantee fit. We have found that height is a better indicator of size than weight. Gloves and mitts: For youth gloves and mitts, the hand circumference in inches equals glove size. Measure around a flat hand at the knuckles, but do not include thumb. Measure around a flat hand at the knuckles, but do not include thumb. For toddlers and small kids, use the first size chart which is for both girls and boys. For older children, use the respective chart for girls and boys. Please note that these charts only is a guide to your child’s clothing size, and that the sizes may vary between different brands.