Children can comfortably tackle chilly school playgrounds, snowman building days or nursery ski slopes in our edit of kids' mittens. There are styles from cute knits for toddlers to practical mittens for outdoor winter sports.

Enjoy a cosy season ahead in kids' mittens

Mittens are the ideal choice of gloves for children. They give them the flexibility to use their fingers together while fingers maintain their warmth by being in contact with each other. As well as being warm, kids' mittens provide extra protection from injury when they are skiing or skating. Garter stitch kids' mittens in cheerful baby blues and pinks make cute first gloves for newborns. Their thumbless designs also double up as anti-scratch mittens when your baby is out in his or her pram and pushchair. They little mittens make perfect baby gifts on their own or are a welcome addition to gift boxes for friends' or colleagues' baby showers.

Kids' mittens for fun in the snow

As children become more independent and start school, kids' mittens joined together with elastic or cord slip through the sleeves of their winter jackets. An effortless way of ensuring mittens in fun animal and bird designs don't get lost. Kids' mittens in bold stripes with contrast thumbs make a colourful partnership with scarves, bobble hats, thick socks and wellies. Just the right combination for long walks on frosty mornings. When snow is involved whether it's a garden snowball fight or first steps on the ski slopes, waterproof sports mittens worn with snowsuits extend the time kids can play comfortably in the fresh cold air.

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