Must-have clothes to keep your kids cosy this winter


Especially when your kid is little, it’s super important to make positive associations with the cold days winter brings. After all, there will be many more to come, so we may as well get them excited for winter early on!

The best way to ensure your kid looks forward to the colder months is to create as many fun memories with your little one as you possibly can. But, fine, we’ll admit it: the winter chill can put a dampener on good times, especially if your child loves the outdoors. No worries though, we’ve got your solution right here. 

Whether it’s your little one’s first winter or they’re a bit more seasoned, they’ll absolutely love these necessities. First of all, knitwear is a must: it’s perfect to wear on its own on nicer days, or you can teach your kids how best to layer their clothes for maximum comfort when the weather chills out. Lazing-around-the-house days are a favourite of ours too, so we’ve included some tracksuits that’ll be perfect for those occasions… or any other time, really! 

We lose a lot of body heat through our heads, so make sure to keep little noggins warm with a fluffy hat and scarf. And don’t forget those tiny hands! They can get so cold so fast. Mittens, gloves, hats, and other such accessories are definitely needed on the coldest days. Around the house and outside it, you can also keep bub’s feet warm and toasty at all times too with these cute slippers and Uggs. 

And, as we know, sleep can be tough for both parents and kids, especially if your little one’s body temp isn’t quite right. Give everyone in the house the best chance at perfect sleep with these warm winter PJs. Bonus – they’re all adorable! 

Of course, we could never forget about our littlest friends! We’ve included winter onesies for both day and night for your sweet baby. 

Your time is super valuable as a parent, so instead of wasting it on a shopping trip, we’ve done the shopping for you. No matter your little one’s gender or age, we’ve got what you need for winter right here.


Knits make for the perfect winter staple piece because they’re so versatile! No need to check the weather app, just throw a knit and a warm jacket on your little one and you’re ready for anything. After all, knit happens…

Zara Knit Half Cardigan – Pink 

We’re starting off strong with this cute V-neck button up cardi from Zara. It’s the cutest light pink and has little pockets! We love how this could work for a large range of ages.

Zara Textured Color Block Knit Sweater 

This funky textured sweater is such a fun pick for any little one! It’s extra chunky so it’ll keep them extra warm, and it’s a simple pullover design in case your kid has trouble with zippers or buttons. 

NEXT Henley Button Neck Jumper – Ecru Cream 

Any little one would look so sweet in this! Plus, it’s made out of 100% cotton, has an adjustable neckline with buttons, and is budget friendly. 

Gorman Big Stretch Knit 

We know you want only the best for your little one, which is why we recommend this knit from Gorman! It’s made from a blend of ethically sourced cashmere and wool, and it’s just so adorable… especially if you’ve got a little cat lover in your house! 

Dangerfield Luna Kids Knit 

The fashionable Luna Knit features the sweetest moon and embroidered stars on the front – but that’s not the only reason we love it! It’s also 100% cotton, and super warm!

UNIQLO Kids Souffle Yarn Long Sleeve Sweater – Grey 

While prints are awesome, it’s important to have basics as well. They go with everything and work well on anyone! That’s why we love these gender-neutral sweaters from UNIQLO. And, if you’re not into grey, they also have white, navy, orange, and purple. 


Whether playing on a playground, out for a walk, having a meal together, or even lounging around at home, tracksuits are perfect for all of it! They’re cute, casual, and warm. 

Boogie Beans Salmon and Garfunkel Kids Sweatshirt 

We cracked up at “Salmon and Garfunkel,” and that’s just the start of Boogie Beans’ silly sweatshirt line! Take “Lolly Parton,” “John Lemon,” “Egg Sheeran,” and “Elvis Parsley,” for example. Perfect if you’re raising a little music enthusiast!

Pip and Lenny Vintage Cosy Track Set – Hazelnut 

Don’t you wish you could fit into this cosy track set?! We certainly do. It’s velvety-soft, adjustable at the waist, not to mention stylish and warm. It even has a big pocket, which can be hard to find with kid clothes. 

MiniOlie HI Baby Smiley Sweatshirt Pants Set – Purple 

Your baby will be the trendiest on the block with this comfy sweatshirt and pants set. And there’s no need to worry about interpreting baby’s babble anymore… it’s translated right on the front! 

Beanies, gloves, and scarves

A little hat or scarf is just what every winter fit needs to be complete aesthetically, but it also provides that extra bit of warmth that’s necessary in these upcoming months. 

H&M 3-Pack Rib Ear Appliqué Beanies 

For triplets, siblings, or if you just want colors to choose from, this set of 3 beanies is perfect! It’s a great price since you get three, and it’ll look sweet on any little one no matter their gender. 

Seed Heritage Daisy Mittens – Multi 

Your little one can wear these mittens every day of winter, no matter the temperature! The removable finger cover means they can be worn on mild and chilly days alike. 

Acorn Kids Traveller Chunky Scarf – Khaki 

Acorn Kids is our new obsession! This scarf in particular is perfect for any child because it comes in a huge range of colors and styles. It’s difficult to find hand-knitted pieces nowadays, which is why we’ve done it for you. Yep, this one is ethically made and hand-knitted! 

Acorn Kids Bunny Bouquet Beanie – Grey 

Can you believe this beanie? We feel like no words are needed… but in case they are, you should know it’s hand-knitted, super soft, ethically made, and comes in 3 colours. 

Acorn Kids Traveller Chunky Beanie – Emerald 

If you’re looking for something a bit more on the neutral side, we’ve got you covered. This hat comes in a huge range of colours, and you won’t believe how soft and warm it is. 

NEXT Hat, Gloves, and Scarf Set – Rainbow 

We love this pick because it comes with every accessory you need, and it’s super budget-friendly for how much you get with it. Rainbow’s awesome (duh) but the set also comes in pink, grey, and black in case your kid isn’t as big of a rainbow fan as we are. 

Uggs & Slippers

No need to worry about little toes getting too chilly when you’ve got these extra warm, extra soft slipper recommendations. Don’t underestimate the chill, even when you’re inside. 

UGG Arabella Kid’s Boots – Chestnut 

Though this pick is on the pricey side, let’s face it: you won’t find many higher-quality boots. And, in case you’re a bit bored of the traditional brown, this one has stars all over to spice it up!

UGG Robin Kid’s Boots – Grey 

High-quality and cute, does it get much better?! These tiny boots are the sweetest things, and there’s absolutely no chance of your little one’s toes getting cold in there. 

Peter Alexander Kids Boucle Scuff – Pink 

Tiny trendsetters will go crazy over these! Plus, they’re definitely slippers that won’t just get worn once on the coldest day of the year. They’re super warm, but the open heel means it can be worn all year ‘round too. 

Cotton On Kids Stevie Slipper Boot – Swag Green 

If you like the UGG style but not the price, these slippers are perfect for your little one. They come in such unique textures, like this fluffy green or the metallic pink they also carry. 

Jack & Milly Original Model Sherpa Lined Novelty Bootie – Grey Marle 

Aussie parents, this one’s for you! We really can’t handle the cuteness of tiny koalas on even tinier feet. It’s fully lined with high-quality sherpa too!

The Iconic Hop Slipper – White 

Bunny slippers: A classic for good reason! Just take a look at those ears, and you’ll understand why these made our list, not to mention the cushioned inner sole and all-around fluff. 

Winter PJs

Now you’re set for the daytime, but it’s also important to be prepped for nighttime when the temp drops even more. We’ve included lighter options with breathable fabric as well as heavier quilted ones for the coldest nights. 

Purebaby Long Sleeve PJ Set – Penguin 

Your little one’s night sleep just got a lot cosier with this 100% cotton winter PJ set. It’ll also get them in the cosy winter mood with the little arctic animal prints. 

Woolbabe Merino/Organic Cotton Winter Pyjamas – Tekapo Stars 

Your kid won’t want to take this set off! The merino is good for regulating their temperature, so it’s great for a big range of temperatures. It’s also available in many different colours and patterns.

Wilson and Frenchy Organic Long Sleeve Pyjamas – Birdy Floral 

We couldn’t resist putting this PJ set on the list. Our obsession with this breathable yet warm fabric and the perfect print just doesn’t end! 

Myer Jack & Milly Ellis Koala Print Quilted Pyjama Set – Grey Marle  

It doesn’t get much warmer than a quilted PJ set! Although this set would match with the koala booties we recommended earlier, no worries if your little one isn’t a koala fan. There’s a dinosaur and bunny option as well!

Winter Onesies

Watch out for this cuteness overload! Onesies are perfect for bundling up the baby all day and night, and they’re simply adorable. Whether you’re looking for something heavy or light, patterned or plain, we’ve got what you need.

NEXT Pink Floral All-In-One Pramsuit 

“Snug as a bug in a rug” doesn’t even begin to cover it with this pick! No matter how cold it gets, you and your little one will have nothing to worry about. Keep in mind it isn’t for sleeping though!

Target Peter Rabbit Baby Fleece Coverall 

When your kid wears this, you’ll want to cuddle them even more than usual! We know, not possible, but just look at how soft and fluffy it is. In any cold weather, we know they’ll be extra warm and cosy in this. 

Target Babystudio Cotton Warmies 3.0 TOG – Dusty Pink 

Sometimes, it’s nice to have a warm onesie that you know works equally well during sleep and play. That’s why we recommend this pick as it’s super soft and versatile. 

Kip & Co Organic Long Sleeve Zip Romper – You’re Beautiful 

Your baby’s skin is sensitive, and this onesie was designed with that in mind. It’s ethically made from organic cotton, and comes in 7 different fun patterns!

David Jones Fox & Finch Wallaby Roo Knit Romper – Oat Marle 

Your little one will be jumping to wear this knit wallaby-themed onesie! Made from the highest quality material, it’s sure to keep them warm as well as stylish. 

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