Why Wool Is Good For Kids

Why Wool Is Good For Kids // August 20, 2015

Wool is a natural fiber with countless benefits, but did you know that some of these benefits make it the perfect material for children’s clothing? I kid you not; wool is actually an excellent alternative for cotton. It can be used for clothes and beddings alike. Here are some of the reasons why:

Wool is rarely allergenic > This is probably one of the best reasons to get wool. Medical experts agree that real wool allergy is rare. Some of the people claiming to have wool allergy just have sensitive skin. Other synthetic materials can cause rashes and other skin problems – something that you don’t want to happen to your precious little baby! 

The material is perfectly comfortable > Rest assured that your baby will be kept warm and comfortable when they wear wool clothing and shoes. Wool has insulating properties and keeps your body heat steady. It helps regulate body temperature. It allows the skin to breath naturally and prevents sweating. This is particularly helpful for babies who do not know how to regulate heat very well. Imagine, you can keep them warm in winter and cool in summer.

Wool is lightweight & versatile > Wool clothing is not bulky. It is actually extremely lightweight and easy to wear. Same goes with shoes made of wool materials. To show how versatile this product is, you can actually make quite a number of clothing items including hats, socks, vests, pants, trousers, under wear and shoes.

Wool is naturally stain resistant > Wool repels dirt, making it the perfect material for messy children! Wool is resistant to stains, and it saves you the time and energy needed to wash clothing and shoes all the time! It is fully machine washable, just make sure to use an approved wool wash detergent. If you are a mom, you will definitely love this characteristic! 

Wool naturally absorbs moisture > Wool has the ability to absorb moisture up to three times its own weight. This draws the moisture away from the skin and does not leave you feeling damp. This is perfect for kids who have a tendency to play around in wet or moist areas. 

Wool is the best for the environment > Wool is biodegradable and sustainable. Upon decomposition, the material will break down in soil. Furthermore, wool is naturally produced and is available in abundance.

Our kids are precious – and they deserve only the best that the world has to offer. As adults, our duty is to protect them from the harsh elements and from unnecessary harm.



2 Responses


July 18, 2016

That takes us up to the next level. Great pogstni.


July 18, 2016

Such an imrvsseipe answer! You’ve beaten us all with that!

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This is the BAABUK sizing chart for our sneaker/urban wooler collection

Choosing the right shoes online can be difficult, in addition to regular sizing, we offer additional measurements in the chart below so that you can measure your foot to get the perfect fit.

Note that our shoes are made of wool. Wool is a stretchable material that will adapt itself to your foot. I general we recommend that if you have a larger feet or if you are in between two sizes  to take the size above (e.g EU 42 1/2 -> 43).

Size chart :

EU Size

Lengths (mm)

Girth (mm)



In order to choose your perfect pair just measure the length and girth of your feet.

To measure the length you can put your feet on a with page of paper and draw the line in front and at the back of your feet (the highest point at the front and at the back). The length can vary between 1 and 2 mm. To measure the girth you will circle your feet at the ball part. Check this link how to measure the ball girth.

If your feet is large we suggest that you choose the size above that is matching to the girth given in our chart.

The pictures below will help you with these measurements : 

Size Chart Baabuk

Please not that if the size you choose doesn't fit you perfectly you can exchange your shoes.

Slipper Sizing:

The slipper are hand-felted in one piece without any stitching. The advantage of these kind of slippers is that with the time, your feel will continue to felt the slippers and they will take the shape of your feet.

We have cut the opening of the shoes a little bit tighter. For the kids and female sizes we have cut a litle 'V' cut to make it easier to entre the shoe. In case you feel its still too tight, just cut with a scisor the 'V' a little bit bigger. That is only possible with hand-felted wool slippers.

Converting US/EU Sizes? Use our Size Finder page.

Conditions : Please contact us if you want to exchange the shoes. Once we have validate your request you can ship us the unused shoe (on your charges). We will ship you back a new pair (on our charges).

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