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Here is a list of 20 affordable shoes that your kids won’t hate

I tried to keep evereything under $150 on this list, but about half are between $90 -$120 depending on what colerway you pick.

I went with Amazon for this list because there is a variety of sellers and if you look, you can find good deals, and hard to find colors.

If your interested in a shoe just click on the pic to get info on prices and reviews. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you find a pair that works for you.

PUMA Kids’ Rs-x Sneaker

  •  Innovative cushioning technology revolutionary for its time

  •  Retro style

  • PUMA’s comfortable midsole cushioning technology

  • Embossed textile heel  with pull tab

  • Textile upper made with suede and leather overlays

  • Stitched graphic PUMA Formstrip design on the side

  • Lots of colorways for boy’s & girl’s

UNC High Top Air jordan 1

  • Good ankle support and protection

  •  One of the best traction patterns in the Jordan shoe line

  • Blue & White Colorway for North Carailina University

adidas Ozweego

  • three-leaf shape logo 

  • a mesh upper with suede and TPU overlays

  • EVA midsole and Adiprene heel cushioning

  • designed to represent the main landmasses of the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa 

Nike Sb Dunk Low

  • Zoom Air unit in the heel

  •  padded tongue for comfort 

  •  iconic Dunk style in a low-cut silhouette

  • Circular tread for  multidirectional grip

Reebok Club C 85

  • Union Jack symbol along the side

  • classic lineage

  • Iconic shoe

adidas Yung-1

  • creative take on running styles of the late ’90s

  • suede and mesh for a layered look

  • wavy geometric design


Nike React Presto 

  • Nike React technology 

  • Different lacing options offers versatile wear

  • Durable rubber toe tip

  • Mesh upper is lightweight and breathable

adidas Originals  Ultraboost 

  • second-skin fit

  • built with motion-weave technology for adaptive stretch and support

  • Dual-density Boost cushioning for a smooth, responsive ride

  • adidas Primeknit 360 upper

  • Lace closure

Nike Zoom Vomero 5 

  • wraps your foot in breathable support
  •  Zoom Air cushioning for lightweight comfort and a smooth ride
  • Mesh with TecTuff® and utilitarian overlays
  • Rubber tread gives durable traction

New Balance 990v4

  • Lightweight pigskin and mesh upper

  • streamlined “N” brand logo on the side for a sporty look

  • ENCAP® midsole core promotes a strong, natural gait while cushioning your step

  • New lace keeper ensures laces and tongue stay in place

PUMA Thunder Spectra 

  •  Inspired by 90s Cell System running silhouettes and the PUMA x McQueen collab

  • Mesh upper with suede and leather

  • Midfoot stabilizer

  • Leather PUMA Formstrip runs along the side 

adidas Originals  Continental 80

  • 80’s throwback

  • made of smooth leather

  • swooping two-tone stripe on the side

  • A logo window next to the laces

  • Lightweight EVA midsole

Vans Suede Canvas

  • Old Skool, classic skate shoe

  •  iconic side stripe

  •  signature Waffle Outsole

  •  canvas upper with padded tongue

Nike Air Tailwind ’79

  •  Original debut in the 1978 Honolulu Marathon.

  • Air-Sole unit that provides lightweight cushioning that feels amazing with every step.

  • classic look of a race icon

Nike Blazer Mid ’77 Vintage

  • Leather and synthetic upper for comfortable support.

  • streamlined look due to Autoclave construction that fuses the outsole to the midsole

  • Solid-rubber outsole has a herringbone pattern for excellent traction and durability.

  • foam is exposed on the tongue and  provides a throwback look

adidas Nite Jogger

  •  reflective detailing and BOOST cushioning 

  • OrthoLite sockliner

  • Nylon ripstop with suede and mesh upper 

  • inspired by the 1980 Nite Jogger

Nike Air Jordan 1 Low 

  • Nike Air unit in the heel for bouncy cushioning

  • Flex grooves in front of the outsole

  • Real and synthetic leather upper 

  • iconic look.

Jordan Air 1 MID

  •  inspired by the first AJ1

  • Air-Sole unit provides lightweight cushioning

  • leather and synthetic upper

  •  solid rubber outsole enhances traction

PUMA Cell Alien OG

  • 90s running-inspired silhouette

  • original CELL cushioning technology

  • PUMA CELL branding on the tongue

  • Mesh upper with suede and leather

Nike Air Max 97

  • water-ripple lines

  •  full-length Max Air cushioning

  • Leather, synthetic or textile upper depending on colorway

  • Rubber outsole