Spring has sprung, the sun is shining, and that means it’s sandal season! And while you might be heading to the nail salon to get your toes professionally buffed, pampered, and glammed, what about your daughter’s toes? Sure, it’s not compulsory for pre-school or school-aged girls to be rocking done-up toes come pedicure season, but she still needs to take care of her tootsies, so why not make it fun and expressive? Plus, it’s still a favorite treat of many young girls to get a pedicure with mom, or even to do one together at home as a springtime bonding ritual. But while you might want to look somewhat demure with classic white or French tipped nails, your daughter will likely want some more fun and color on her toesies. So whether you take this list (and some non-toxic Townleygirl kids’ polish) with you to the nail salon to get your girl’s nails professionally done, or even if you do your pedis at home, here are some of our favorite ideas for kids’ painted toes this spring and summer!
The Minnie Mouse Mani-Pedi
Why not take a page out of Minnie Mouse’s timeless fashion book? Her signature red hair bow with white polka dots is recognizable the world over as a classic symbol of Disney magic. Copy her cutesy style by painting finger and toenails red, and sprinkling on little dots of white polish in a random pattern on every nail. Swipe on some clear top coat, and you’re done!
A Too-Cool Time Saver
Does your daughter want both a mani-pedi, but you only have the time or patience for one? Or is your daughter OK with waiting for her toenails to dry, but absolutely cannot stop touching things and picking at her hands long enough for nail polish to dry? We get it. That’s why we recommend painting toes with white or light blue polish inspired by Belle’s daytime dress in Disney’s oh-so-hot right now Beauty and the Beast. Then, let her cool her heels while you help her stick on adorable gold-tipped press-on nails from Townleygirl’s Beauty and the Beast Press-On Nail Wheel. You can’t argue with perfect nails every time plus adorable Beauty and the Beast decals. But what’s the best part? No drying time needed means no smudging!
An Expressive Emoji Pedi
You want to teach your daughter to express herself! And no matter her mood, there’s an Emoji to show it. We love the idea of painting toes with the perfect tint of “Emoji yellow” polish, and then using a non-toxic black felt pen to draw on a different favorite Emoji face on each toe. If her little piggies are too small to get a face on every toenail, just do the big toes. Try a smiley face, heart eyes, or the kissy face for a sweet look. Then cover the whole thing with a clear top coat to seal in your artwork, as well as the perfect warm weather pedicure for your kiddo.