of us have fond memories of the monsoons and rains from our childhood
— unplanned school holidays, splashing in muddy puddles, or simply
getting wet in rain, sitting home with friends and siblings and
having a lot of fun. Similarly, your little one will also love the
rains and monsoon season, the fresh new leaves on the trees, that
nice smell of the wet soil. But with all the jubilant moments, the
rainy season also accompanies with it humid weather, flooded roads,
mosquitoes, and different types of diseases, etc. With a little care
and precaution you can let your children enjoy this beautiful season
and also keep them safe from diseases.
and flu are the most common diseases occurring in this season.
Whenever you go out in the rainy season ensure to carry the rain coat
or an umbrella along with you and for both you and your child, it
will save you both, from the rain. You should also keep in mind a
certain things before buying the rain coat for your child:
About the season your child will use the raincoat. If you are buying
it to use during the colder months, a heavier, lined rain slicker is
the best option. For spring, a lightweight, waterproof spring jacket
is probably the best thing to invest in.
Can also consider removable liners. The raincoats which come with
removable liners can be used in different seasons.
To buy matching sets. Nowadays raincoats come with matching rain
boots and umbrellas to make your children completely waterproof.
A size that will fit your child in the coming few years. Children
grow every year so you should buy raincoats at least a little bit big
in size, from what they are wearing now so that it can be used in
next year as well.
Your children try it on. You children will wear this coat at recess
and on the playground, so make sure they can easily wear it on their
selves and can move and play, otherwise they won’t put it on as it
will deter them to play, move and walk.
the above a few more things should also be kept in mind while sending
kids to school on a rainy day:
Possible first put their books in a plastic bag then keep it in their
school bag, it will keep their books dry and safe.
Sure your kids carry handkerchief with them so that they can wipe the
water on their hands while touching books and other things once they
reach into classroom.
Your children about the hazards of getting wet in rain so they should
not leave their classrooms during rain.
A healthy lunch in for their mid-day meal in a vacuum tight container
so that it won’t get affected due to moisture and they will eat it
properly in their lunch box.
Possible give them boiled water after cooling in their water bottles
so they won’t drink water from taps connected to tanks which might
get bacteria in the rainy season.
Soon as your children come back home from school in the rainy season
try to bathe them in lukewarm water with a good antiseptic solution
like dettol or savlon, which reduces the chances of germs affecting
The rainy season try to keep children inside home and give them lots
of fun learning toys, games, books, art & craft sets,
do-it-yourself kits etc., which can keep them engaged and render
non-stop fun and knowledge throughout the season.
the above measures will possibly keep your kids healthy in the rainy
season and they can also enjoy the season very much