🎶 It’s raining, it’s pouring, your little one is… completely drenched from head to toe? 🎶
Yep, whether it’s for rainy days at home, adventure holidays or spontaneous puddle-splashing, waterproof clothing for your children is a bona fide wardrobe essential.
We’ve already shown you the best kids’ welly boots and brollies, but what about the rest?
From lightweight to padded, parkas to pac-a-macs, dungarees to trousers – here’s our pick of waterproof outerwear for toddlers and children…
1. Ocean Waterproof Rainset
Cover all your ‘kids’ waterproofs’ bases with this well-priced set featuring a waterproof jacket and dungarees (for ages 1 – 5) or trousers (ages 6 – 12), in a variety of classic colours.
What it costs: £32.95, from Raindrops
2. The North Face Resolve Reflective Jacket
Classic and comfortable thanks to a waterproof exterior and airy interior. There’s the added bonus of reflective labels, too, to help your little one make sure they’re seen when the light’s low.
A variety of colours are available, for both girls and boys.
What it costs: £60, from The North Face
3. JoJo Maman Bebe Pack-Away Waterproof Dungarees
Stylish 18 month olds – 6 year olds will look great in these minimal, but efficient, sleeveless waterproof jumpsuits.
What it costs: £29, from JoJo Maman Bebe
4. Puddle Pac-A-Macs
You simply can’t miss this cute rain jacket, available from sizes 12 months to 12 years. There are some truly gorgeous patterns available – we also love the navy floral version and the arrow print.
What it costs: £12.50, from Muddly Puddles
5. Puddles Originals Trousers
Combat a jazzy raincoat with a pair of breathable, machine-washable, rain-resistant trousers in a classic colour like navy, khaki or red.
What it costs: £18, from Muddy Puddles
5. Kozi Kids Fleece Lined Coat
This Scandinavian-designed waterproof coat also doubles as a warm fleece inside. An ideal school coat if you’re expecting wind, rain and snow to head your way…
What it costs: £32.99, from Wet Wednesdays
6. Bluezoo Navy Dinosaur Print Mac
Little one loves prints? Well, we do and we rate these adorable dinosaur cartoons! An ideal toddler raincoat, in sizes 12 months – 6 years.
What it costs: £15 – 17, from Amazon
8. Zebra Colour Changing Raincoat
Make rainy days more exciting with this clever coat – the zebras are black and white while dry, but take on the colours of the rainbow when wet!
This one’s just for ages 5 – 6, but there are plenty of designs all available in different sizes.
What it costs: £38.95, from Holly and Beau
9. Regatta Kids Pack-It Waterproof Jacket
Lightweight and easily tucked away, this one’s ideal for summer/autumn wanders.
What it costs: £14.95, from Little Trekkers
10. Berghaus Ancroft Parka
The big name brand might make it pricey, but this protective parka with a faux fur-lined collar is also ideal for battling cold, not just wet, weather. In sizes 3 – 13 years.
What it costs: £55, from Blacks