It’s almost spring, and you know what that means: April showers! You’ve got to make sure your kids are prepared if they get caught in the rain. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of the best rain gear – from coats to boots to umbrellas – that are all adorable and functional. So whether they’re skipping through puddles or trying to catch the bus during a drizzle, your kiddies will look good but stay dry!
If you’re looking for more kids fashion, check out our Children’s Wear directory.
A Wise Choice
This owl-inspired raincoat for toddlers is a hoot! The adorable visor with 3D ears, easy-to-open-and-close snaps, and adjustable sleeves make this a sensible choice, too.
Tied With a Bow
These bright rubber rain boots are for the girl who won’t let anyone rain on her parade! She’ll be the coolest kid splashing around at recess.
Kid Girls’ Print Contrast Rain Boots from Joe Fresh. $24
When your youngest ones don’t want to take a rain-check, this waterproof onesie with sealed seams and reflective trim will keep them dry – and safe – while they play outside.
Calikids Waterproof Onesie from Well.ca. $35.98
When it rains, it pours, but your little puddle-jumper will be ready to brave the storm in these cool camo rain-pants.
Kid Boys’ Camo Splash Pant from Joe Fresh. $12
Buzz Off, Rain
This toddler-sized umbrella will have your child buzzing with excitement to go outside when it’s wet. They’ll love its whimsical design, kid-friendly handle and release, and peek-a-boo window that allows them to see what’s ahead.
Zoobrella Little Kid Umbrella from Skip Hop. $15
Clear the Way
This super-stylish raincoat is made for little fashionistas – it blocks out the rain without blocking out their style! It’s functional too, with its zipper enclosure, hood, and front pockets.
Transparent Raincoat from Zara. $35.90
Your little one will love stomping through puddles on rainy days in these cute dino-print boots with treaded soles to keep him/her from slipping. The rubber pull-up straps make the boots so easy to put on, your child will be roaring around the playground in no time.
Baby Boys’ Print Rain Boots from Joe Fresh. $19
Just because the weather is dark and dreary doesn’t mean your rain gear has to be! This nautical-inspired, bright-yellow rain slicker has adorable toggles and striped jersey lining to chase away those rainy day blues.
Toggle Rain Slicker from GAP. $54.95
Red and Reliable
Kids can stay dry in style with these iconic, durable rain boots. With boot sock add-ons for extra comfort and warmth, these boots will take you from a drizzle to a downpour – even in colder temperatures. Available in different colours.
Original Kids’ Gloss Rain Boots from hunterboots.com. $90
Pick a Pattern
Sneak this neat rain poncho, which folds into a small pouch, into your kid’s backpack for those “just-in-case” days. Machine washable and available in many fun patterns.
Big Dot Aqua Poncho from Wildkin. $22.99
Fly and Dry
Kids won’t mind getting caught in the rain when they’ve got this awesome airplane-themed umbrella to help them take off to school without getting soaked.
Fighter Planes Umbrella from Hatley. $22
Don’t let the rain keep your child inside all day! Let them splash in puddles and enjoy the wet weather, while also staying clean and dry, in these bright and cheery splash plants, complete with a drawstring and pocket.
Red Splash Pant from Hatley. $32
Hilary Roth is a writer, educator and editor who works full-time in marketing and LOVES everything to do with kids. When she’s not stumping people with her amazing riddles or playing mobile games, she can be found reading YA novels and cooking vegetarian food. Follow her on Twitter @hilroth12.
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