Printable Shoe Outline

Free Printable Shoe Outline 

These printable shoe outline pdf can be used in a variety of fun ways! Whether you’re looking for a new project to keep your children busy or get some ideas for how to use this free printable, read on for some inspiration. 

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Printable Shoe Outline

Did you know that shoes used to be measured in barleycorns? Barleycorns are tiny pieces of barley that are about 1/3 of an inch long.  This explains why your shoe size is a number such as 8 or 9 and not a letter like A, B or C.  Scroll down and there is an idea on how you can incorporate this fun fact with our great idea of how to use these printable shoe outlines.

What Can Our Printable Shoe Outline Be Used For?

Just Family Fun has included three different shoe templates for you to use. Find formal shoes, high heels and boot patterns and outlines.

You can use our printable shoe pattern template to create beautiful crafts without breaking a sweat. They’re brilliant to use as inspiration when you don’t always have the time or energy to spare. 

Here are a few ideas to get you started. 

Shoe Art Work

Download our incredibly kid-friendly templates of shoes and cut out the shapes. Then, let the children start creating some amazing shoes. Have fun decorating them with paint, markers, sequins, or whatever else you can think of. 

You might discover that you have the next Dr Klaus Martens, Christian Louboutin or Jimmy Choo.

Shoe Shop Role Play

Have you ever played shoe shop? It’s a really fun game for kids (and adults, too!). All you need is several printable shoe templates (or use the shoes you made above) and some markers. 

Make lots of pairs of shoes. Cut them out and stick them onto some cardboard. Display your shoe patterns around the room. 

Give each pair of shoes a price. Take it in turns to buy the shoes. 

You can make the games as simple or as complicated as you want. A great way to practice role-play, learn about coins and simple maths and change giving.

Practice Measuring Shoes

This is a great way to incorporate the fact about barleycorns above and practice learning to measure length. 

Print out the shoe templates in different sizes. Use the settings on the printer to fit different numbers of shoes onto each piece of paper.

Then grab some barleycorns or make some shapes that are a ⅓ of an inch long. See how many barleycorns long each of the shoe templates are. 

Next, see how long each shoe is in cms. Great to practice using a ruler and learning about length.


We hope you liked our simple ideas of how to use the three printable shoe outlines. 



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