"My 3 1/2 yr old daughter HAD to have these. She does have more of a wide foot and these are very narrow. But they do okay once I help her get them on. These are not the most practical shoe for a kid that young. The Ballerina part is very hard so when she walks you can hear it and It looks liker foot hits funny in the front. She wears them but not as often as some of her others."