Prio Running and Fitness Shoe - Kids

$69.99

Durable, versatile, natural. Let your kids Live Life Feet First!

 
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Product Description

Now Xero Shoes are ready for you for KIDS!

You probably know how important it is to let your kids’ feet develop and function naturally — letting their toes spread, and their feet bend, flex, move, and Feel the World!®

That’s why we’re thrilled to release the Kid’s version of our best-selling Prio barefoot/minimalist shoe for everything they love to do.

The Kids’ Prio has everything you love about the adult version, plus we’ve made a few changes, just for them:

  • More grip! We spaced out the lugs and made them bigger on the FeelTrue® soles to give them better traction.
  • Ergonomic fit We didn’t just shrink the adult Prio, we changed the shape for a better fit.
  • Just-right feedback We also thinned out the sole a little bit to make it extra flexible, give kids the right amount of ground-feel and protection.
  • Unisex fit Don’t worry about boys vs. girls, the Kids Prio is made for both.

Of course, we’ve kept all the best things about the Prio:

  • Natural FIT — A wide toe box lets your toes spread and relax. Plus the “XERO-drop” sole (non-elevated heel and low-to-the-ground) allows for proper posture, balance, and agility
  • Natural MOTION — The Prio is flexible enough to let little feet bend, move, and flex the way, well, that feet are supposed
  • Lightweight — Your kids might even forget they’re wearing them
  • Natural FEEL — Remove the 2mm insole for a more “barefoot feel,” or keep it in for a bit more protection
  • 100% Vegan-friendly materials — No animal products are used in the Prio
  • Huarache-inspired design — The huarache-sandal inspired strap helps secure the heel
  • Adjustable instep strap — Use the “inverted V” straps aren’t sewn down to lock in the instep while keeping toes free to move
  • Reflective straps — The middle strip in the heel and instep straps are highly reflective for evenings and night
  • Barefoot-friendly — Wear the Prio with or without socks
  • 5,000-mile sole warranty — like all our FeelTrue® soles, the Prio is backed by our 5,000-mile sole warranty*

A note about sizing

The numbers for kids sizes change. The “Kids 12” is the smallest size, followed by Kids 13, then Youth 1-4.

Worried about your kids outgrowing the Prio?

We know that kids grow, and we’re not fans of buying shoes “that they’ll grow into.”

To help out if your kids get too big for their Prio, we’ve created a Facebook Group where you can trade/swap/buy/sell your shoes and pass your still-wearable pair to someone who still fits your size, and find a pair for the next perfect fit.

(Note: The FB group is for use at your own discretion. The deals you make are up to you.)

*5,000 mile sole warranty is non-transferable and only valid for the original purchaser of the shoes.

Check out these reviews from kids and their parents (and then click the Customer Reviews tab, above, to read more)

 

KIDS SIZE GUIDE

The Kids Z-Trails and Kids Prios fit true to size.
We recommend ordering your regular shoe size.

A note about sizing:
The numbers for kids sizes change. The “Kids 12” is the smallest size, followed by Kids 13, then Youth 1-4.

FREE EXCHANGES: Most people find our size recommendation gives them a proper fit, but just in case, we have a free exchange program for all US orders.
*If you normally buy a Euro, UK or JP Size, check out the handy conversion charts below.

Kid’s Sizing Chart:

US Sizes Euro Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
12 30 11 18.1
13 31 12 19.1
1 32 13 19.4
2 33 1 20.5
3 34 2 21.6
4 36 3 22.2
Any questions? Just call us at 303 447 3100 or send us an email. We’re here to help.

The Prio is an “all-around” shoe. It’s good for walking, running, hiking, playing, climbing… you name it.

That’s totally up to you (or them).

The Prio is made so they can be worn with or without socks.

The Kids Prio is “true to size,” so select the typical size for your child.

Now, that said, sizing is not a science, there’s a lot of personal preference involved… Three people with identical feet will have three opinions about how the same shoe fits 😉

If the size you get doesn’t fit, take advantage of our free domestic exchange policy. See https://xeroshoes.com/return-policy/ for details.

All the straps — the heel and instep — are adjustable for a secure, comfy fit.

To use the instep straps, simply tighten or loosen them with the tension of the lace that goes through them.

For the heel strap, it’s best to adjust it by gently sliding it through the “wing” in the sole rather than yanking on it.

The Kids Prio isn’t waterproof. But the breathable mesh should dry quickly.

We know that children have a habit of growing.

We’ve created a Facebook group where you can find other “Prio parents” with who you can trade/swap/sell/buy. Click Here to see it (opens a new tab in your browser)

Note: We don’t manage the FB group. The participants in the group are responsible for managing all transactions.

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Please go to Xero Shoes Return Policy page to learn about our 45-day return policy.

We do! We’ve sold Xero Shoes to people in more than 85 countries around the world.
We use the US Postal service to send our shipments. The cost to ship will depend on the weight of the package and the delivery speed you select; several options will be provided at checkout.

All domestic shipments come with tracking. Limited tracking is available for some first class international shipments depending on the country, and full tracking is available with all Priority Express and Express International shipments.

Though almost all of our international orders arrive without incident, we strongly advise you to select Priority Express International or Express International if you live in a country with a less reliable postal service, including (but not limited to) India, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Indonesia. We cannot guarantee delivery of packages shipped using First Class International.

International delivery can take anywhere from 3 days to 8 weeks depending on how long your order spends in customs at the border.

Please note that some countries do require the payment of import duties for international shipments above a certain value. We advise you to know the import regulations of your country and understand that you will be responsible for payment of any duties and fees imposed by your government at the border.

All packages will be marked as merchandise; as a commercial shipper, we are not able to mark a package as a gift (if you’re giving Xero Shoes as a gift, that’s not the same as us sending a gift).
Also, check our Stores page. There may be a Xero Shoes dealer closer to you.

After you purchase a gift certificate, you’ll be able to enter an email address for the recipient.

You could email it to yourself and forward it at a later time if you like.

You can also take the Gift Certificate code and send it to the recipient.

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Caring for your Prios

To clean your Prios, hand wash with warm water, mild soap and allow them to air dry. We do not recommend putting the Prio in the washing machine or dryer.

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12/01/2021
Angela D.
US US

Perfect for my little nature kid

The large Tia box allows for movement and comfort for my little one who prefers to be bare footed and definitely dislikes socks. He’s comfortable in these shoes.

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12/01/2021
Angela D.
US US

Perfect for my little nature kid

The large Tia box allows for movement and comfort for my little one who prefers to be bare footed and definitely dislikes socks. He’s comfortable in these shoes.

MG
12/01/2021
Missina G.
CA CA

Will continue buying for my kid!

These are the third pair of xero prios I have bought for my child. She actually loves to wear shoes now, and I know they are comfy, flexible, and allow her feet to develop naturally. They hold up for the year/main shoe season until it's time to size up. I hand wash with soap and a scrub brush when they get muddy and dry in front of the dehumidifier over night.

CG
11/30/2021
Carli G.
US US

Fit my 5 year olds extremely wide toe box

My 5 year old son has really enjoyed his xero shoes. I have such a hard time finding shoes that fit his wide toe box, high arch and narrow heel. He was getting corns on the side of his big toe from his last shoes and those were gone within a week of switching to Xero. The only thing he doesn't like is that he has been forced to learn how to tie his shoes, since there is no Velcro closure. But hey, he would have had to learn eventually anyway.

ED
11/28/2021
Ernie D.
US US

Perfect kid's shoe

When barefoot isn't an option, this is definitely the next best thing. My kiddos love their shoes, for daily and running use.

KT
11/22/2021
Kristi T.
US US

Awesome Shoes

Great shoes. My daughter loves them. Fit a very wide foot. Durable.

A Xero Shoes Customer
LA
11/13/2021
Lucille A.
US US

Grandsons Go To Shoe…

In the past I would watch my young grandson force his feet into sneakers that were stiff and heavy, like wearing a foot cast. Then I discovered and purchased a pair of kids XeroShoes for him. He has plenty of sneakers/casts around but his choice is always his XeroShoes Sneakers.

KC
11/09/2021
Kristen C.
US US

BEST FOR OUR SON

Our son has very wide feet. He also needed to strengthen his feet. These are the ONLY shoes we will buy for him. They are the best.

AE
11/08/2021
Allison E.
US US

Favorite barefoot shoes!

Love them for myself and my kids. I wish there were toddler sizes so we could all match !

MK
11/01/2021
Michelle K.
US US

Super!

Feet can be comfortable & feel the ground