Create your own dip dyed shoes. You don't have to particularly use yellow dip-dye. I've tried this myself, and I dip-dyed my shoes blue and green instead. It really works! Make sure you have white shoes only, or else it won't work.
"I think part of the reason why we hold on to something so tight is because we fear something so great won't happen twice." Sad thing is that holding on will also keep a greater thing from coming. Fear should never be a motivation.
Herman Hesse Handlettering by Julie Song Ink. Nice expressive nature to this typography however it is perhaps too irregular to be read easily by child audience for my project. Something similar may be nice thought.