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Girls' Rain Boots

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Because they're so colorful and fun, parents won't have nearly as much difficulty finding rain boots their daughters will love, as they will finding boys' rain boots that will be met with the same enthusiasm.

In fact, most girls like rain boots so much that it's fairly easy to find them at your favorite department store. But, if you're looking for something a little different, I've listed a few of of my favorite brands below.

Before we take a look at those though, let's talk a bit about the features you're going to want when you're shopping for girls' waterproof boots.

How to Choose Rain Boots for Girls

Girl in yellow slicker and pink polka-dotted rain boots on wet sidewalk.
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Like I said above, finding a pair she'll like is going to be the easiest task you'll have, so you can go ahead and cross that item off the list right now.

You will need to consider how she's going to wear the boots though.

Will she just be wearing them outside, or are they going to serve as all-day footwear?

If they're mainly going to be worn for travel and playing outside, then a pair of simple wellies or galoshes should do the trick.

If they are going to be worn all day, including inside, then you'll probably want to look for boots that are styled like everyday fashion or athletic footwear, but feature waterproof construction and materials.

Brands like Timberland make hiking and athletic style boots that are waterproof, while Keen and Adidas usually offer sporty styles that will keep her feet dry as well.

If she lives in jeans, then those styles will work well, but if she also spends time in skirts and dresses, you may want to consider a taller, more feminine boot style.

Beyond how the boots are going to be worn, you will also want to think how easy they are to put on and take off -- although that mostly applies to younger children.

Another consideration: If the boots need to keep her warm as well as dry, then you may want to consider looking into a pair of snow boots instead, since they have added insulation.

If it's just rainy days we're talking about, then check out some of the brands for some of the cutest boots you can imagine.

Kamik : Colorful Solids, Prints and Patterns

Girls' rain boots with pink uppers and colorful funky butterflies.
Image: Zappos.com

One of my favorite rain boot brands for girls, Kamik offers a lot of affordable and fun styles. Their collections usually include several print options, like styles with hearts, flowers, or one of my personal favorites, colorful retro patterns. They typically have some cute solids as well.

She's sure to find something to love, and so are you. And, if you really love them, there's more good news: many of their styles are available in women's sizes as well.

Beyond rain boots, this brand also makes snow boots and sandals.

Hunter : Classic and Modern Wellington Boots

Glossy red wellington boots for girls.
Image: Zappos.com

Hunter Wellington boots are famous around the world, and have been around for ages. But before you think they only come in stodgy green, think again.

Today's collection of Hunter wellies feature the brand's same classic styling, but come in a rainbow of bright and pastel colors. The version shown here is from their youth 'Gloss' line, so it has an extra sheen to it, but there are matte varieties as well.

Girls' Rain Boots with Character from Western Chief

Pink polka dot rain boots with top handles and hello kitty on uppers.
Image: Zappos.com

Who could let a rainy day bring them down when they have kitties, chicks or butterflies on their feet? Please! They'll be longing for overcast skies! But if your girl prefers a simpler look, there are plenty of vivid solids to choose from as well.

Another thing I love about Western Chief boots is the built in side handles that make them so easy to pull on.

Cute and Functional Bogs Boots

Purple waterproof boots with colorful print accents and built-in handles.
Image: ShoeBuy.com
Cute and colorful, these rain boots have built-handles that make them easy to get on and off, and they come in a variety of patterns and color combinations. Other features that make these girls' rain boots stand out from the crowd include: odor-resistant insoles and uppers that stretch.

I recently reviewed Bogs boots for women, and I loved them. So if their girls' boots are as nice as the adult versions, then any girl who gets a pair of these rain boots in for a treat.

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