We all know by now that April showers bring May flowers, so why not embrace those rainy spring days instead of dreading them? One way to get our kidlets to do the same is to make sure they’re prepared for the wet weather with proper rain gear and beautiful ‘brellies. We found seven that piqued our interest and that we know will turn our wee grumpy guys and gals into rainy day lovers.
Boys will bravely float along through stormy weather with this whimsical umbrella in hook — er, hand.Kidorable Pirate Umbrella, $13.50. Available at www.kidorable.com.
|Rain on my Parade
With a royal purple hue and regal ruffle trim, this waterproof parasol will make any little girl feel like a princess.Children’s Ruffled Parasol Umbrella in Purple, $22.00. Available at www.umbrellas.net
This popular birdcage design gets a mini makeover to keep kids dry — without obstructing vision — under the beloved transparent dome.Children’s Birdcage Bubble Umbrella, $18.00. Available at www.raindropsto.com.
Complete with a ballet slipper handle and a 3D bow, this adorable accessory will have our gals dancing in the rain.3D Ballerina Umbrella, $14.95. Available at www.umbrellas.com.
Perfect for Scooby lovers, this umbrella even has a Scooby handle…which might ensure they won’t let it go flying when a gust of wind comes along.Scooby Doo Kids’ Umbrella, $10.99. Available at www.toysrus.com.
This umbrella has a strip of reflective tape around the edge to make sure our wee puddle jumpers are as visible as possible. It also has flexible fiberglass ribs, no pinch runners, and safety tips — perfect for our kidlets!Canadian-Made Kids’ Reflective Umbrella, $24.95. Available at www.umbrellashop.com.
|Carry Away The Clouds
Our wee ones will be protected by their own swarm of puffy, white clouds and a clear blue sky with this cheery kids umbrella.MoMA Kids Clouds Umbrella, $24.95. Available at www.raindropsto.com.
Image credit: Nina Matthews Photography
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