There’s no such thing as bad weather for children: whether it’s raining or storming has no effect on the little rascals’ natural urge to move. So that you stay dry even on wet days when playing outdoors, mud pants have proven their worth.

Playing in the sandbox, dashing through puddles, digging in the mud: Small children really enjoy the playground, even when the weather is bad. So that your clothing stays dry even when it rains and you don’t catch a cold on cold days, mud pants are the ideal companion: They are windproof and waterproof, hard-wearing and warm (if you opt for a lined version). The integrated suspenders and rubber straps, which are attached under the feet, are particularly practical – they don’t slip when playing. What else you should pay attention to when buying is summarized below.

These are the most important purchase criteria

Comparison of mud pants for children

1. Star Thaler

The Sterntaler mud pants are waterproof (with welded seams) and washable. The straps can be adjusted and the width can be adjusted using integrated snaps. The material is reinforced on the knees and bottom so that it doesn’t wear out so quickly. The reflective strips ensure more visibility in the dark. Here is the model.

2.  Quechua

The Quechua mud pants are waterproof (2000 mm water column) and – according to the manufacturer – free of PFC. The seams are also taped, so your child stays dry even on wet days when playing outside. The knee and seat area has also been reinforced here. There are also buttons on the side to put the pants on and off faster.

3. Tchibo

The mud pants from Tchibo are windproof, breathable and waterproof (5000 mm water column). It is made from recycled material and has sealed seams – the model has also been treated with an environmentally friendly evoPel impregnation. Thanks to the integrated microfleece lining, the pants should keep you warm even on cold days. Here is the model.

4. Lupilu

The mud pants from Lidl have taped seams and are (according to the manufacturer) not only windproof and waterproof, but also lined with warm fleece. Inside there is a name tag for kindergarten or daycare – the model also has side snaps and reflective details. It can therefore be adjusted in length and width.

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