Originally intended for Roman gladiators, these sandals were sturdy enough to withstand ancient battles at the Colosseumโ€”meaning theyโ€™re perfectly suited to more modern playgrounds. While adult gladiators will come in and out of style, they remain a staple for children. For Spring, designers have introduced metallic styles for little girls, which are surprisingly versatile with neutral colors and denim. For boys, the slip-on version with covered toes is ideal for running around town. Without further ado, CCโ€™s faves of the season:

Products details clockwise from left:

Zara, Animal Print Roman Sandal, $59.90 (www.zara.com – for locations); Pediped, Sydney, $48.00; Marie Chantal, Metallic Sandals, $152.00; Tip Toey Joey, Yapo Papi Sandals, $132; Salt-Water Sandals, $31.95; Aster, Vertigo, $64.60; Pampili, $41.00; Zara, Baby Leather Roman Sandal, $39.90 (www.zara.com – for location); Elephantito, Metallic Sandal, $67.50; Kid Express, Zach, $36.00

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