When the sky opens up, it’s time to make your own sunshine—with a cheerful toddler raincoat, of course! But the best toddler rain jackets aren’t just cute. They’re comfortable (so your kiddo will actually keep theirs on) and functional (you’ve dealt with enough soaked diapers; you don’t need a fully soaked child). Proper outerwear is a must-have for keeping your tot dry—or as dry as possible, given their penchant for jumping in puddles. Make it bright and colorful or playfully patterned for a real rainy-day pick-me-up. Here, find our favorite toddler boy raincoats and toddler girl rain jackets that do it all.
Tucker + Tate Splash Me If You Dare Transparent Hooded Raincoat
This toddler raincoat is a clear winner thanks to its chic transparent design. The front has an adorable raincloud, while the back reads “rain, rain, rain.” There’s a hood plus easy-to-undo snap closures so your tot can shrug it off as soon as they get inside.
Buy it: $49, Nordstrom.com
OshKosh B’gosh Baby Girls Sweet Lil’ Rainslicker Rain Jacket
You don’t have to wait until after the storm to see a rainbow. Give your toddler this yellow raincoat that’s printed with the colorful crescents. The buttons on this toddler girl rain jacket will keep it secure, and in the case of mud stains, it’s machine washable.
Buy it: Starting from $19, Amazon.com
The North Face Kids Zipline Rain Jacket
The North Face is a trusted outwear brand for adults and kids alike. This waterproof toddler boy or girl raincoat boasts DryVent fabric that’s durable but extra-breathable.
Buy it: $55, Zappos.com
JoJo Maman Bébé Reversible Waterproof Fleece Lined Rain Jacket
We’re big fans of a two-for-one deal, which is why we picked this preppy toddler rain coat. One side is solid blue and waterproof, while the other is red striped fleece. Wear the fuzzy fabric on the inside when its pouring and on the outside when it’s just chilly.
Buy it: $75, JoJoMamanBebe.com
Columbia Kids Kitteribbit Fleece Lined Rain Jacket
When the drops start falling, the frogs come out! That’ll include your little one if they wear this amazing amphibian-inspired toddler rain jacket. The fleece-lined toddler raincoat features Omni-Shield technology that repels water and stains. (Remember that mud we mentioned earlier?)
Buy it: $45, Zappos.com
Mini Rodini Cool Monkey Water Repellent Hooded Windbreaker
Ready to monkey around in the rain? Try this trendy toddler rain jacket. It’s made from recycled materials (score) and has a removable hood for extra versatility.
Buy it: $119, Nordstrom.com
Billieblush Girls Transparent Raincoat
You can’t get brighter than neon, which is just the dose of joy you need when the skies are a miserable gray. This lightweight, waterproof toddler girl raincoat also comes with chic pearlescent pockets, perfect for the little gal who likes glam outfits.
Buy it: Starting from $90, ChildrenSalon.com
Hatley Kids Color Changing Silhouette Dinos Splash Jacket
This color-changing toddler raincoat—that’s right color-changing—is as cool as it gets. When the water-resistant jacket gets wet, the white dinosaur print turns different shades. Your kid will be fascinated by the “magic” fabric; they’ll also appreciate the cozy terry lining.
Buy it: $59, Zappos.com
Younger Tree Toddler Baby Boy Girl Duck Raincoat
Searching for the perfect duck raincoat for toddlers? (You know, the kind you’ve seen everywhere and constantly “aww” over?) This toddler yellow raincoat by one of our favorite baby brands on Amazon has a fun duckbill hood with cartoon eyes.
Buy it: Starting from $16, Amazon.com
Western Chief Fire Chief Raincoat
Turn a damp excursion into a game of dress-up with this firefighter toddler boy or girl raincoat. We like the flap pockets plus the reflective taping that’ll help keep your kid safe.
Buy it: $40, Nordstrom.com
Jacadi Paris Toddler Girl Raincoat with Dog Print
Who knew wet dogs could look this cute? The fleece-lined toddler girl rain jacket suits colder weather and is ideal for future francophiles.
Buy it: $85, Jacadi.us
Hunter Kids Original Lightweight Rubberized Jacket
Hunter makes excellent rain boots, but did you know they also make excellent raincoats? This simple toddler rain jacket is waterproof, ventilated and super-stylish thanks to its slick navy rubber surface.
Buy it: $95, Zappos.com
H&M Rain Jacket in Yellow/Suns
Toddler rain jackets don’t have to be expensive to be pretty and practical. This toddler yellow raincoat for boys and girls is covered in smile-inducing suns. The elasticized hood will stay put and there’s even a reflective stripe on one sleeve.
Buy it: $30, HM.com
Joules Kids Printed Packaway Raincoat
Keep your kid covered with this starry toddler rain jacket that’s a little longer. The convenient design is perfectly packable for days when you’re not positive you’ll need it but want it on hand in case.
Buy it: $45, Zappos.com
Mini Boden 3-in-1 Farmyard Water Resistant Raincoat
Thought you couldn’t get a better deal than the two-in-one toddler rain jacket above? Think again. This three-in-one toddler raincoat has an outer shell and a removable vest. Wear them together for warmth and water resistance or separately for either or. Did we mention the adorable farm animal print?
Buy it: $66, Nordstrom.com
M2C Boys & Girls Hooded Cotton Lined Jacket
Whether you’re shopping for a toddler boy raincoat or a toddler girl raincoat, this toddler rain jacket is an awesome choice. That’s because it’s simple but stylish and available in multiple colors. It’s also a windbreaker and light enough for more casual wear, which is where the detachable storm hood comes in.
Buy it: Starting from $28, Amazon.com
Cat & Jack Toddler Boys’ Rain Coat in Yellow
Here’s one more toddler yellow raincoat for good measure. (This orangish shade is the total opposite of dreary!) The toddler boy rain jacket comes with a stylish striped hood interior, convenient flap pockets and a full-length zipper.
Buy it: $19, Target.com
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Published March 2019
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