The cutest little shoes :)))
I purchased these initially because they are so cute and have one big easy velcro strap with a wide opening for ease getting shoes on and off. My child has autism and he does not like wearing shoes so he often takes them off in the car or when waiting anywhere. I felt these would be easy to get back on quickly; and easy for him to put on himself. He is 3 years old. The incredible and unexpected benefit is the squeaker! My son likes the squeak so much that it has provided positive reinforcement for him to keep his shoes on -- AND HE DOES! Since he has been wearing these shoes, the frequency of him removing his shoes has reduced significantly! We are very happy with this purchase. Everyone loves his shoes, especially all his therapists!
My son is an active two year old and these shoes have stood up well to the wear and tear. I wasn’t sure if we or he would like the squeak but the toggle switch worked pretty well. I do like to turn it on when I want yo keep an eye on him around the house. Really like the unique look and fabric.
We love these shoes! Our daughter loves them as well. She had several kids following her at the playground because they were so fascinated by them. They are easy to get on and off, and the packaging was so cute.
We want to take the stress out of buying online, so we'll take care of shipping (both ways, US only). Just contact us and let us know your Order #. We'll send you your correct size FIRST, with a new shipping label for the old pair included, so your little one won't have to go without their critter buddies.
The only thing we ask is that you check the size as soon as you get them and if a size exchange is needed return them in new condition.
Our Site 90-Day Money Back Guarantee
If you or your little one doesn't love the shoes, contact us! Send them back within 90-days and we'll refund you, we just ask that they be in good condition (although if you have a specific complaint please let us know - the awesomeness of the shoes today is a direct result of early customer feedback) Applies to US orders only.
If you are an Amazon customer, you must be within their 30-day return policy.
No, we don't sell our shoes through normal stores. Doing so would mean we would have to either:
- 1. Charge more.
- 2. Not use such premium materials.
Our shoes run pretty true-to-size but it's always a good idea to check out our sizing guide.
The squeaker in the sole of your kid's shoes can become damaged in sand, water, or mud. If you want the squeaker to keep working (and we know at least your kids do) we recommend not getting them wet or sandy.
Yes! We have many customers that use orthotics, we typically suggest buying 2 sizes larger than your child's un-braced foot size in order to fit the braces. For more info see our "ikiki™ Mobility" page.
Standard free shipping (US only) takes about 3-5 business days. If you're eager to get squeaking, faster shipping options are available at checkout.
Usually this is caused by one of three things:
- The squeaker is turned off
If you can see red on the squeaker then slide the switch to the other side. (You might be reaching to slide it back to the off position soon).
- Your child isn't quite 20 lbs.
This usually only happens in the smallest sizes (3, 4 and sometimes 5). To test it squeeze the heel with your hand - if you hear a squeak then rest assure that as your child grows the squeaks will get louder and louder.
- The squeaker needs to be primed
Sometimes the squeakers need to be broken in to get the air circulating inside. Squeeze the squeaker by hand ten times and see if it starts squeaking.
If none of these resolves it please send us a message and let us make it right! While it isn't common sometimes the squeaker itself is defective.
It's better not to submerge the shoe - sometimes water can damage the reed which can keep them from squeaking. (And if that sounds good to you we recommend familiarizing yourself with how the "off switch" works).
To spot clean:
- Mix a small amount of hand or dish soap with warm water.
- Apply with a small cloth or sponge.
If you have deep stains an old toothbrush can do wonders. (We strongly recommend retiring it after this mission).
- Rinse with fresh, warm water.
You want to completely remove the soap. Repeat as needed.
- Let the shoes dry before your next adventure.
No! We want to protect our critter friends, so none of our shoes use any animal products. ikikis are Vegan friendly !
Sewell Direct is ikiki's parent company! We are located in Orem, Utah, home of our shipping warehouse and main office. We produce and sell electronics and tech supplies. Who knew a tech company would make squeaky shoes!
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