Rain Gear Kids and Parents Love

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Kids are mud magnets.  Rain jackets and boots are a must-have for kids, and especially for families who thrive in an outdoor lifestyle.  So whether your kids are dodging puddles as you run errands or jumping in them as you take a rainy day hike, here are some of my favorite kids rain coats and boots.  Plus, I’ve included links to where you can purchase these items on Amazon to make your shopping even more convenient.

Columbia Switchback Rain Jacket

This lightweight, waterproof jacket is great for warm, rainy days.  It features a hidden back vent to disperse excess heat while kids are playing and has a stowaway hood.

One downside, is that this jacket is (at the time of this post) not eligible for Amazon Prime.  So you may need to wait a few more days, but I think it will be worth the wait!  Click here to buy this jacket on Amazon.

Carter’s Baby Girls Her Favorite Rainslicker and Kids’ Nessa Rain Boot

These adorable toddler rain jacket and boots.  The jacket is sold in size 12, 18, and 24, and the boots come in toddler sizes 6, 7, and 8.  My daughter has this combo, so I can personally attest to its cuteness and functionality.  The jacket even has pockets!  I love that the velcro on the jacket keeps her from pulling the zipper down and taking it off (because toddlers do things like that).  Also, I like that the jacket is lightweight and can be easily folded or stored in my bag when we go out.  Both the jacket and boots kept my little one dry, and she loves wearing them.  Plus, the boot handles make them easy to slip on, and the tread helps keep her upright on slick surfaces.

Buy the jacket here and the boots here.

Carter’s Baby Boys His Favorite Rainslicker and Kids’ Andric Rain Boot

Because I love the Carter’s girls rain gear above, it’s only fair that I include the Carter’s boys rain coat and boots as well.

As I mentioned above, the boot handles make it easy to slip them on.  This rain outfit keeps my child dry and comfortable.  Check our the jacket here and the boots here.

Western Chief Kids D.C. Comics Character Lined Rain Jacket and Boots


How much fun would it be for little ones to play in the rain dressed as a superhero?  This company also sell Darth Vader, Thomas the Train, fireman and camo designs!  The rain coat and boots come in sizes for toddlers as well as older kids.  This rain jacket has a cotton lining and should be washed by hand.  One thing I loved about these items was the overwhelming number of positive reviews.  Kids and parents both loved them!  I can easily seeing this becoming your child’s favorite outfit!

Crocs Kids’ Handle It Rain Boot

Crocs Kids Rain Boots

These rain boots have outstanding ratings on Amazon, and they have plenty of colors for boys and girls to choose from!  Similar to the boots above, the handles make them easy to slide on.  Additionally, the materials are lightweight and comfortable, so kids can enjoy countless hours of outdoor play in wet weather.  If you are considering these and are undecided, just check out the reviews.  People couldn’t say enough great things about these boots!  Click here to buy a pair of these rain boots.

Once you have your kids all geared out, it’s time to have some fun in the rainy spring weather!  Check out my post, 10 Rainy Day Family Activities to get some fresh ideas for outside play on rainy days.

Rain jackets and boots for toddlers and young children

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