Machine wash cold with like (DARK) colors ONLY. Do not bleach. Tumble dry low. Warm iron if needed. Do not dry clean. Note: as with all denim, they will naturally shrink/tighten slightly in the wash, but will loosen after a few hours of wear. We recommend wearing them several times before washing. We know this is not realistic with kids - because kids are messy. However, if you wash minimally, this will increase the life of the pant.