16 Best Kids' Wellies Perfect For Rainy Days

kids wearing rain boots splash and play in a big mud puddle

Finding the perfect wellies for babies, toddlers or children is an extremely difficult task, so we have taken the hard work out! Below is a list of Kidadl's 16 best wellies for kids, so, come rain or shine, we have the boots for you.

Each of our choices have designs that will look after little feet, with special insoles and fleeced linings to ensure they are supportive for movement. Expect endless walking, jumping and puddle-stomping on the agenda!

Kidadl's Top Pick

Whilst all the kids' wellies on our list are highly recommended, if you're short on time, here's our top pick based on price, practicality and good design.

1. Clarks Tarri Tie Wellies

Red Tarri Tie Wellies by Clarks.
Image © Clarks.

The Clark Tarri Tie boots are our top pick as they are affordable, practical and can definitely withstand any weather condition. The toggle ensures no water, rain or puddle splash trickles down into their socks and the special rubber sole ensures good grip on any surface, and they come in a choice of three fun colours.

Note: these are only available in whole sizes.

Main Features

  • Price: £20
  • Size: 7-12 (Child)
  • Reflective detailing
  • Toggle tie
  • Rubber sole for grip
  • Fun prints

Best Classic Kids' Wellies

2. Original Kids Gloss Wellingtons

Pair of kids' Hunter wellies.
Image © Amazon.

A children's version of the classic gloss Hunter original wellington boots is perfect for a parent-and-child matching set! In a variety of colours, the gloss wellingtons are long-lasting and have added safety with Hunter tread, so you really can go out in any weather.

A common recommendation is to wear these with socks for extra comfort.

Main Features

  • Price: £45
  • Size: 7-11 (Child)
  • Waterproof
  • Hunter tread
  • Natural rubber
  • Vegan

3. Jojo Maman Bebe Classic Wellies

Little girl wearing pink Jojo Maman Bebe Classic Wellies.
Image ©Jojo Maman Bebe.

This classic pair of wellies are the perfect footwear for a trip out in the rain. With a variety of colours to choose from, your child's feet will be comfortable, cosy and super colourful. These are also made from vegan-friendly materials.

Main Features

  • Price: £17
  • Size: 3-11 (Child)
  • Natural rubber
  • Anti-sweat lining
  • Vegan
  • Wellie boot bag
  • Ridged sole for grip

4. Muddy Puddles Puddlestomper

Child wearing Green Muddy Puddles Puddlestomper boots.
Image © Muddy Puddles.

These high-quality classic kids' welly boots are perfect for puddle-stomping; they do exactly what they say on the tin! With extra strong rubber, these are extremely durable in wet weather, along with the extra height to provide more protection from splashes.

Main Features

  • Price: £24.50
  • Size: 7 (Infant) - 5 (Youth/Adult)
  • Extra-soft insoles
  • Extra height for added protection
  • High-quality rubber
  • Reflective strips

5. P.O.P Stripe Kids Wellies

Navy blue P.O.P Stripe Kids Wellies.
Image © Polarn O Pyret.

These high-quality wellington boots are a must for your outdoor attire! A classic design, with a sturdy base for stepping in extra sticky mud, these are a wonderful buy.

Main Features

  • Price: £24
  • Size: 4 (Infant) - 1 (Child)
  • Weighted base
  • Sturdy sole
  • Reflective strips for visibility
  • Pull tabs

Best Pull-On Wellies

6. Crocs Handle It Wellies

Yellow Crocs Handle It Wellies.
Image © Very.

These unisex wellies are perfect for smaller children, with the easy pull-on-and-off design. Available in yellow or blue, anyone and everyone can use these wellingtons for playing in the summer rain or winter snow. Have a try of the best toddler wellies.

Main Features

  • Price: £20
  • Size: 7-13 (Child)
  • Easy grab handles
  • Lightweight and waterproof
  • Moulded sole for grip
  • Shoe charm personalisation

7. First Peppa Pig Grab Handle Wellies

First Peppa Pig Grab Handle Wellies.
Image © Hunter.

Make a splash with Peppa and George in these first wellingtons, extremely easy to pull on and take off; perfect for younger children. In an exclusive design to Hunter, these will be a one-of-a-kind welly for splashing in muddy puddles.

Little feet will also have a lot of room to move in these wellies, so there won't be an issue with comfort either.

Main Features

  • Price: £40
  • Age: 18 months - 8
  • Size: 4 (Child) - 1 (Youth/Adult)
  • Easy grab handles
  • Peppa Pig design
  • Natural rubber

8. Chipmunk Rain Wellingtons

Yellow Chipmunk Rain Wellingtons.
Image © Amazon.

The best of the toddler wellies come with handle design, so check out Chipmunk for another of these excellent pairs. They are also wide fit wellies for toddlers, with medium shoe width, so extra supportive of the feet.

Main Features

  • Price: £14.95
  • Size: 5 (Child) - 1 (Youth/Adult)
  • Pull, slip-on handles
  • Fleece lining

9. Grass and Air Colour Changing Wellies

Pink Grass and Air Colour Changing Wellies.
Image © Amazon.

What a way to make puddle-jumping even more exciting, than with wellies that change colour with every puddle? The Grass and Air colour-changing wellies in pink and yellow are easy, slip-on wellington boots that have colour-changing raindrops when you step in water.

What's more, these are fleece-lined for extra warmth and comfort, so they are both practical and a fun item to wear.

Main Features

  • Price: £20
  • Size: 4-11 (Child)
  • Colour-changing material
  • Fleece lining
  • 100% rubber

Best Ankle Welly Boots

10. Jojo Maman Bebe Ankle Boots

Yellow and black Jojo Maman Bebe Ankle Boots.
Image © Jojo Maman Bebe.

These ankle boots will still protect you from any of the puddles you want to jump in. Shorter than normal wellington boots, these rain boots are half the height but double the fun, keeping your little one jumping around in either pink, yellow or navy greatness.

Main Features

  • Price: £17
  • Size: 3-11 (Child)
  • Elastic side panels
  • Anti-sweat lining
  • Ridged soles for grip
  • Vegan

11. Joules Roll Up Kids Wellies

Red Joules Roll Up Kids Wellies with a Dalmation print.
Image © Amazon.

These kids' wellies are something slightly different; these can roll up and be carried around in a welly bag, so you'll always be ready for impromptu puddle-jumping fun. Getting caught in the rain calls for these boots, and they come with a special welly care kit to make them last that little bit longer.

With four different funky designs, these are a must-buy.

Main Features

  • Price: £24.95
  • Size: 3-13 (Child)
  • Hand-drawn designs
  • 100% waterproof
  • Clever grip soles
  • Rollaway material

12. Baby Mudbuster

Pink Baby Mudbuster Boots.
Image © Start Rite.

The Start Rite wellingtons are perfect for tiny feet. With fleece linings, this will make sure your baby's feet stay warm and dry, and the elasticated top stops these boots falling off. These are an excellent addition to the outdoor baby gear.

Main Features

  • Price: £24.99
  • Size: E/F 20 - 24
  • Fleece lining
  • Elasticated top
  • Waterproof
  • Flexible sole

Best Wellies For Babies And Toddlers

13. Babies Rain Bootees

Navy blue babies Rain Bootees.
Image © Petit Bateau

These are the best kids' wellies for really babies and toddlers. Even the tiniest children love to play in the rain, so these are the perfect buy to ensure the entire family can enjoy the puddle-stomping fun!  

Main Features

  • Price: £11.60
  • Size: Newborn-4
  • Velcro openings and poppers
  • Blue waxed exterior
  • Flexible for support

14. Kids Regatta Mudplay Wellingtons

Purple Unicorn Kids Regatta Mudplay Wellingtons
Image © Regatta

These Regatta wellingtons come in a variety of funky designs, whether a shark, dinosaur or unicorn, Regatta have a few crazy designs that your kids will love.

Not only do they look exciting, but the toggle tie at the top also prevents any water entering the boots and the sole grip ensures safety when playing. These kids' welly boots look fun and exciting, whilst remaining practical!

Main Features

  • Price: £17.45
  • Size: 9 (Child) - 3 (Youth/Adult)
  • Toggle tie top
  • Funky designs
  • Stable sole and grip
  • Vegan

15. Jojo Maman Bebe Duck Wellies

Yellow Duck Boots.
Image © Jojo Maman Bebe.

Classic wellies with a crazy spin, these duck wellies are adorable and practical, and they even come with their own bag. Some of the best wellies for toddlers or young children, these will definitely add a colourful contrast to your outdoor activities.

Main Features

  • Price: £19
  • Size: 3-11 (Child)
  • Natural rubber
  • Flexible for support
  • Ridged sole
  • Anti-sweat lining
  • Vegan
  • Wellie boot bag

Best For Families On A Budget

16. Kids Striped Wellies

Yellow Striped Wellies for kids.
Image © Marks and Spencer.

These colourful wellington rain boots keep the water out but let the fun continue. With a pull-on design and tabs at the back, these are perfect for any rainy day.

Main Features

  • Price: £12
  • Size: 5-12 (Child)
  • Chunky sole for grip
  • Back tabs for easy pull-on

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Grace Lea

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Born in Portsmouth, but currently studying at the University of Birmingham, Grace is the oldest of three sisters. With 13 years between herself and her youngest sister, Nancy, she spends plenty of time seeking out activities that will officially make her the cool big sister! Grace also loves reading, writing and presenting her own show on the University radio.

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