When the rainy season hits, comfy kids’ gumboots become essential accessories for outdoor play. Versatile and full of fun, a pair of kids’ rain boots that’s easy to pull on when they’re in a hurry to get splashing makes life so much easier for parents.
Perfect for jumping in puddles, frolicking in Autumn leaves or playing at preschool, kids’ gumboots go a long way in keeping tiny toes dry during playtime – and they look mighty cute to boot.
13 adorable kids gumboots for outdoor play
To help you find a super-cute pair of kids’ rain boots, we’ve compiled this list of fab brands available in Australia to get you started in your search.
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In no particular order, here they are:
With big pops of colour and adorable contrast edging, these are kids’ rain boots that will get noticed. They are 100% waterproof and come with a durable underfoot grip and a handy loop for pulling them on nice and quick.
Unlike traditional rubber gumboots, this waterproof range is crafted in Europe from EVA to be ultra-lightweight. In a choice of Dino or Otter styles, each boot comes with a removable and washable thermal sock to keep toes extra toasty in the cool months.
These versatile gumboots from Melbourne brand Merry People can be worn as everyday boots or gumboots. The flexible neoprene lining makes them easy to slip on and off, and they’re 100% waterproof. Each has extra tread on the sole for super-speedy tots.
Available in matte or shiny finishes, these handmade vulcanised rubber gumboots are durable enough to be worn every day in the wetter months. They come in a huge range of styles and feature non-slip soles, removable insoles and a waterproof exterior.
With muted tones and a contemporary matte finish, these rain boots are as beautiful to look at as they are for little feet to wear. Designed in New Zealand, they have a cosy cotton lining for a snug fit and a high-grip tread to stand up to non-stop play.
Ooh la la. Designed in Australia and available in a rainbow of candy colours, these beautifully bright gumboots have pint-sized puddle jumpers looking and feeling fab. They each come with a toasty fleece lining and a slip-resistant sole.
Boasting a premium leather upper, this ingenious scuff-resistant footwear comes with SplashTEX waterproof membranes to keep water out and little feet dry. Choose from adorable merino-lined Paddington Boots or retro Grass Court Shoes.
Dinos and mermaids and trucks, oh my! This fun-packed range of children’s gumboots includes four fun designs to match every personality. Made of eco-friendly rubber and completely free of harmful chemicals, they come with pull-on handles and contrasting soles.
Anchor & Fox
Featuring comfy padded insoles and handpainted designs that include native flora, hot air balloons and dandelions, Anchor & Fox gumboots are too beautiful to save for a rainy day. Each has coloured soles and a handy pull tab that’s designed to get you out the door faster.
These Danish delights boast a gentle cotton lining that helps absorb sweat, regulate the temperature of little feet and keep the skin dry. Sustainably made from natural materials, Bisgaard gumboots provide support and stability to young feet for hours of play.
With a hauntingly beautiful colour palette including Disco Pink, Army Green, Tangy Mustard, Plum and Nudie Coral, Boho&Mooi wellies are the stuff of mid-winter dreams. Made from natural rubber with a soft insole, they’re also lined for supreme comfort.
SKEANIE’s range of colourful cuties is made from soft natural rubber and cotton lining to keep feet protected, comfy and ready for hours of puddle play. Choose from three bright styles, each with a handy pull-up loop, durable tread and oodles of style.
6. MIL & Co Boutique
Vintage-inspired and designed in Melbourne, these natural rubber kids gumboots are a thing of beauty and function. Fully lined with Berber fleece for comfy rainy walks, the sweet leather buckle doesn’t just look oh-so-chic, it helps get a perfect fit too.
They’re the cute little boots packing a whole lot of 3D fun. Each comes with kid-friendly pull-up handles and a heavy-duty rubber sole for maximum grip all day long. Breathable and comfy, they’re both fully waterproof.
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