If your child has an independent streak and prefers to do things for herself, lace-free shoes are an easy way to start her day with a sense of accomplishment. Bonus: teachers will have more time to teach instead of worrying about tying little laces. From cute velcro kicks to easy slip ons, we’ve rounded up 13 stylish options for school and playtime.

Style in Velcro

The Puma Whirlwind “V” will give your active kid the support he or she needs. The easy Velcro closures will keep teachers happy, and they’ll also satisfy your sense of stye.

Available at Puma for $24
Photo via Puma

Which no lace shoes have caught your eye? Let us know in the Comments below!

— Kristen Philipkoski

featured image courtesy of Amboo Who? via Flickr