5 Spring Essentials for Children – Our Top Picks

Now that the days are getting longer and warmer (hooray!), we’re sure lots of parents are looking for the best outdoor clothing for their children for embracing those Spring adventures come rain or shine.

We know that you can’t always rely on the British weather and so having the right kit to hand is key. We’re excited to round up some of our top Spring essentials to help you choose the most suitable outerwear for your young explorers.

1) EcoLight Jacket (£36)

ecolight jackets

Our new recycled Ecolight jackets are the perfect addition to your children’s wardrobes, preparing them for any spring adventure. They come in four fun and bright prints and are sure to get your child’s approval. Fully waterproof at 10,000 mm, breathable and lightweight, they are ideal for active explorers who love having fun outdoors whatever the weather. Plus, they fold away into their own pocket, making them essential for spring and summer showers. They also have a handy carabiner clip which can be used to fasten on to a rucksack or belt loop. This means you can always be ready for an unexpected downpour without having to carry a waterproof with you.

ecolight jacket

2) Ecolight Puddlesuit (£42)

ecolight puddlesuits

To battle the spring rain, our Ecolight Puddlesuits are the ideal item for little mudders. Like the EcoLight jackets, our puddlesuits are made from recycled fabrics and are both lightweight and breathable – designed for adventures even on the rainiest of days. These are high quality, long-lasting essentials for your active children which pack into their own pocket and can be attached anywhere thanks to their carabiner clip.

ecolight puddlesuit

3) PuddleStomper Wellies (from £28)

The ultimate wellies for any muddy adventurer, our Puddlestomper wellies are made from high-quality, durable rubber and are designed for rainy days and splashing in the muddiest of puddles. These wellies are cotton lined and are extra tall to keep little feet dry. The padded insoles make them extra comfortable so active explorers can wear them all day and everywhere.

puddlestomper wellies

4) Hardshell Jackets (£59)

hardshell jackets

If you’re looking for a sturdier jacket and extra waterproof protection, then our Hardshell jacket is just the ticket. It offers maximum waterproof protection (up to 10,000mm) with taped seams, double storm flaps for extra waterproofing and is designed to keep children dry and happy even on the rainiest of days. The jacket has a removable hood to protect from the heaviest downpours and features a mesh lining that wicks away moisture and keeps active children comfortable and dry without overheating.

5) Puddlepac Waterproof Trousers (£18)


Nobody likes cold, wet bottoms and legs – especially not when adventures are high on the agenda! If you are planning lots of family outdoor activities for spring, a pair of good reliable waterproof trousers are a must. We recommend our new brilliant, waterproof and recycled Puddlepac or Originals trousers. Designed for even the messiest and muddiest outdoor play, they are super reliable and splash-proof. Thanks to the practical elasticated waist, they’re comfortable to wear and easy to put on and take off. They are unlined so can comfortably be worn over clothing and are perfect for all types of outdoor adventures.

Happy exploring! 💦🌦️🌳