Best kids' winter boots: perfect pairs for cosy toes

These kids' winter boots will keep children's feet warm and dry no matter how cold it gets

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Beat the snow with our pick of the best kids' winter boots to buy now. Whether it's wet, snowy or just really cold, choosing the right winter boots, as well as the best puddle suits and waterproof gloves for your child is essential.

So we've been hard at work digging out the best kids' winter boots to help you find the perfect pair of kicks to keep your youngsters' feet warm and dry, no matter how low the mercury drops. When it comes to what you should look out for, GoodtoKnow Consumer Editor, Heidi Scrimgeour says: 'The best kids' winter boots are warm, waterproof, and easy to put on and take off. But they should also be lightweight and fun to wear, otherwise little ones will be reluctant to swap the familiarity of their usual footwear for chunky winter boots.' 

And since we're all watching the pennies these days, we've looked out for some really good deals on kids' winter boots. 'There's no need to pay over the odds for a good brand of kids' winter boots,' adds Heidi. 'Lots of leading shoe retailers have sales at this time of year and if you choose a pair of kids' winter boots in last season's styles then you can make a significant saving, with up to 50% off the original price.'

Kids' winter boots for all ages

From cosy options for Christmas footwear to snow boots lined with faux fur to make the most of snow days and keep tiny toes toasty, these are our top picks for this year's best kids' winter boots. 

What to keep in mind when buying kids' winter boots

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Factor in that kids' feet grow quickly but don't be tempted to size up just to get your money's worth - it's important that shoes fit little feet perfectly. Remember, too, that a decent pair of cosy socks go a long way to making sure that winter boots for kids are as cosy as can be. These Heat Holder socks from Amazon are brilliant value for money while these welly socks are super cute, fun for kids to wear and come in a range of adorable designs. 

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Sarah Handley
Consumer Writer & Money Editor, GoodtoKnow

Sarah is GoodtoKnow’s Consumer Writer & Money Editor and is passionate about helping mums save money wherever they can - whether that's spending wisely on toys and kidswear or keeping on top of the latest news around childcare costs, child benefit, the motherhood penalty. A writer, journalist and editor with more than 15 years' experience, Sarah is all about the latest toy trends and is always on the look out for toys for her nephew or Goddaughters so that she remains one of their favourite grown ups. When not writing about money or best buys, Sarah can be found hanging out with her rockstar dog Pepsi, getting opinionated about a movie or learning British Sign Language. 

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