Styles with a 1'' to 3'' inseam.


Slim cut and hit just above or below the knees.


Easy on and off elastic waistband.


Plenty of pockets to carry their gear.

Midi Length

Hem falls at or just above the knees.


Made of lightweight cotton or cotton-blend fabric.

Bike Shorts

Gives them freedom of movement during play.

Basketball Shorts

Easy fit for maximum comfort.


Shop Shorts for Kids of All Ages at JCPenney

Get your favorite student to head of the class with JCPenney's great selection of back to school clothing. Browse through our wide variety of girls' shorts and boys' shorts, including styles like shortie shorts, pull-on shorts, jogger shorts, and more. Whatever you're looking for, you'll find the perfect pair of kids' shorts to match their style. Think girl’s Bermuda shorts when she heads for a fun playdate, and for boys, pick cargo shorts for casual fun. Likewise, nothing is easier or more comfortable than a pair of pull-on shorts. With elastic waistbands and drawstrings, your child can dress and undress without your help. Pull-on shorts provide an easy fit for all-day wear, regardless of the activities they're involved in. We have every design and length so your children will have the look and comfort level they want.

Quality, Comfortable, and Affordable Kids' Shorts

Whether you're looking for basketball shorts, running shorts, short-shorts, you'll find them at JCPenney. Our goal is to make one-stop shopping easy and pain-free so you have time to do what you enjoy. Pick up a pair of Nike 3BRAND by Russell Wilson running shorts, some basketball shorts by Xersion, or any other style by one of our athletic apparel brands so your kids can have the gear they need to win. You could also pick a pair of boys' denim shorts for a smart, clean look.

Choose from the wide variety of quality kids' shorts at prices that are not only budget-friendly but also leave room for you to pick up all the pieces you need. While you're shopping for kids' shorts, go ahead and pick some tops to go with them. Then head on over to the shoe department and check out some cool kids’ sneakers so they will look and feel great from head to toe.

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