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We are a family of 8. Our children ages range from almost 15 to 9 months old. So, every penny we can save does add up.I was wondering where best to find good quality shoes for the lowest price? Do shoes usually go clearance certain times of the year?Our oldest has gone through shoes faster over the past 2 years and it is becoming discouraging to shoe shop.
Since we only have younger children, I can’t speak from experience on how to get larger sizes of children’s shoes for great deals but I will tell you our secret for getting small sizes for great deals–consignment sales!
I don’t know that all areas have great consignment sales, but in our area, there are regularly large consignment sales put on by groups of moms. We have purchased the majority of our girls shoes at these. I can often find name-brand shoes in very good condition for $3 or less.
I also recommend consignment stores, thrift stores, and garage sales for little kid’s shoes. They seem to be plentiful and cheap. Best of all, you can usually get good brands in great shape.
That’s just what has worked for us so far, where do the rest of you snag shoe deals?