Outdoor Play Essentials for Kids this Winter

by Lucy Baker November 05, 2019 2 min read

Outdoor Play Essentials for Kids this Winter

Don't let rain and snow stop you and your kiddos enjoying some outdoor play this winter! We've got five awesome pieces of key kids' kit that will help keep your littles warm and dry in all kinds of weather.



1. Warm & Washable Hooded Jacket by Columbia

It's crucial to get the right jacket. We love these Columbia ones because they are great quality and are sold at a reasonable price point (important when they grow out of them so fast!).



2. Easy On & Off Crocs Handle Rain Boots

Let's face it, one of the biggest hassles of winter is the time it takes to get all the warm and waterproof gear on. These rain boots by Crocs have been a game-changer for us. The handle means that all our kids can put them on and take them off all by themselves... such a win!



3. Bibbed Rain Pants

Ok so you might think 'my 6 year old doesn't need bibbed pants', but trust us they are so perfect for comfort and they 100% will keep your little explorers dry and warm! We particularly love these CeLaVi ones sold by fellow small business Biddle and Bop. So many fun colors to choose from!



4. Full Rain Suits for Hardcore Adventures

These Oaki rain suits are the ultimate purchase if you want to really go exploring. Mama of two little adventurers, Karey from @discoveranddream_, has dedicated much of her family's quality time to going on nature hikes. She shared with us that these rain suits have been great for keeping her boys warm and dry, even when jumping in puddles and rolling in mud!



5. Something to Encourage Fun Adventures Together

Here at Creative QT® we are all about Making Time Together. Once you've got all the right gear for your littles, we recommend getting yourself a copy of this awesome book, Play the Forest School Way: Woodland Games and Crafts for Adventurous Kids. You might want to invest in a fun play kit like this one too, it's a great way to encourage less time on screens and more time outside exploring together.



So what are you waiting for? Let's get our kids outside and enjoy the great outdoors together!





Creative QT® designs quality + innovative toys that declutter homes and inspire creative play. Founded by parents of five, Adam and Dana Sue Hinkle, Creative QT’s vision is to empower parents and encourage a culture of families that Make Time Together. All products are designed to enrich families’ lives through active, creative play and play based learning. Creative QT products are laboratory tested for compliance with CPSC requirements and are free of lead, cadmium and phthalates so you can play with confidence. So, go ahead … today is the day: be your kid’s hero.

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