Parks and Muddy Puddles

Chipmunks Footwear Wellies Review: I don’t think I am alone when I say I am longing for Spring to make an appearance. The boys have been going stir crazy. I know we have hit crisis point when all Monkey does is ask to go outside. Kipper’s even learnt the word garden. So over the weekend we decided to head to the Dinosaur Island Park for some fresh air. Unfortunately there wasn’t any blue sky and it was a still a little nippy. Not that the boys cared as they wore their new Jack Chipmunks Wellies.

You would be forgiven to think that all wellies are the same… after all thats what I thought until we received these. I really like that they have a fleece lining and removable insoles. Which is just as well because as you scroll down this post you will see just how much fun Kipper had in the biggest puddle he could find….

The pull on handles are perfect for Kipper’s age since he’s not always standing up when we put his boots on. I hadn’t anticipated how useful the handles would be to keep them on his feet as it meant I could get his heels in properly. They are also pretty hand for carrying said wellies, when Hubby is carrying the toddler.

Monkey loved his just as much, I was impressed by how easily he navigated the play equipment. The soles have well formed treads which helped him to keep his grip while climbing all over the place.

I was unaware of the brand before they contacted us to try out some of their shoes earlier in the year. I am pleased to say that their wellies live up to the high expectations we had based on our previous experiences. I am not surprised that Chipmunks have been named a finalist in the Drapers Footwear Awards of 2018. There are a large number of bright designs to choose from. Available in sizes infant 4 (21) to Junior 2 (34) they are priced at £18.00. Made from hard wearing rubber in bright designs they tick all our welly boxes. I would not hesitate to buy the boys wellies from Chipmunks again.

If you would like to try them out for yourself Chipmunks have very kindly offered my readers the chance to win a pair of their choice. To enter please use the gleam application below and please note the T&C.

Chipmunks Footwear Wellies Giveaway

  • Competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18
  • There is no cash alternative offered
  • The winner will be drawn at random through the Gleam application and will win a pair of wellies in their choice of pattern and size subject to availability
  • The giveaway will close on the 27th April at midnight
  • The Winner will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address
  • The prize will be fulfilled directly by Chipmunks Footwear after completion of the giveaway, Mudpie Fridays will not be held responsible for prizes getting lost or damaged in transit.

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We were gifted the boys wellies included in this post for the purpose of this review. All words and opinions are my own. 


  1. Ursula Hunt
    March 27, 2018 / 8:50 am

    Great quality kids wellies

  2. iain maciver
    March 27, 2018 / 8:58 pm

    fabtastic wellies

  3. Solange
    March 27, 2018 / 9:33 pm

    They look like great wellies.

  4. john prendergast
    March 27, 2018 / 9:58 pm

    Great looking wellies

  5. Margaret GALLAGHER
    March 27, 2018 / 10:16 pm

    Splashing great style and funky

  6. Tracy Nixon
    March 28, 2018 / 4:38 am

    They look like great wellies!!!

  7. Sue McCarthy
    March 28, 2018 / 6:09 am

    Fab prize. I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize to donate to charity, to go to Romania.

  8. Ruth Lines
    March 28, 2018 / 7:03 am

    Love the style

  9. anthony harrington
    March 28, 2018 / 8:35 am

    these look ideal for my little Grandson

  10. Lindsey stuart
    March 28, 2018 / 9:06 am

    These wellies look great! Wellies are always so so handy especially with living out in the country side. my daughters feet grows so quickly we are forever buying wellies 🙂

  11. Hayley Colburn
    March 28, 2018 / 10:38 am

    great design, works well for both boys and girls 😀

  12. Chris Andrews
    March 28, 2018 / 1:10 pm

    you can’t beat a good pair of wellies

  13. Lucy Gardner-Roberts
    March 28, 2018 / 1:11 pm

    These wellies are great ! I love the fact they have handles at the top which makes putting them on and taking them off so much easier

  14. Kimberly Meadows
    March 28, 2018 / 1:15 pm

    My precious little granddaughter would love these so much.

  15. Laura Scott
    March 28, 2018 / 1:23 pm

    Lovely wellies!

  16. Katy Malkin
    March 28, 2018 / 2:21 pm

    I love going out in wellie, so does my little girl. Splashing around!

  17. Tasha
    March 28, 2018 / 2:45 pm

    These are fab looking wellies my daughter would love them

  18. Danielle Dudley
    March 28, 2018 / 3:33 pm

    Amazing give away. Fingers crossed

  19. Andrea Fletcher
    March 28, 2018 / 4:39 pm

    My grandson loves splashing in puddles so would love these.

  20. March 28, 2018 / 5:23 pm

    I’m always on the hunt for good wellies, we seem to go through them so quickly in this house!

  21. Tina Hewitt
    March 28, 2018 / 6:56 pm

    I have 3 granddaughters and two of them are very enthusiastic puddle jumpers, the third is only 7 months so too young at the moment but she will need some lovely wellies

  22. Clair Dukes
    March 29, 2018 / 9:19 am

    My lot love splashing in muddy puddles, wellies are essential in this house!

  23. leanne weir
    March 29, 2018 / 3:05 pm

    These look fab

  24. G Keegan
    March 30, 2018 / 6:20 am

    These wellies look great!

  25. Jessica Woods
    March 30, 2018 / 11:49 am

    Some nice footwear

  26. Helen Stratton
    March 30, 2018 / 4:06 pm

    These look like great little wellies.

  27. Hannah Wallington
    March 31, 2018 / 9:08 pm

    They look great, perfect for the weather

  28. ema j lowe
    April 1, 2018 / 9:23 pm

    just what my little man needs, he loves the puddles and always spots them before i do

  29. Rachel Craig
    April 2, 2018 / 8:39 pm

    Great prize.

  30. Chrissy Harris
    April 3, 2018 / 6:08 am

    Fab giveaway, these wellies look great and good quality too

  31. Laura Walker
    April 3, 2018 / 2:37 pm

    Fleece lining is always one aspect I look for when choosing wellies. These look very stylish

  32. Sharon Hirst
    April 3, 2018 / 5:12 pm

    Great looking wellies. If I was lucky enough to win l would give to my nephew

  33. katrina walsh
    April 4, 2018 / 10:41 pm

    So cute! Cant beat the fun of a good splash in a puddle!

  34. Rich Tyler
    April 5, 2018 / 2:03 pm

    Would love to win for little 1s

  35. Angela Muir
    April 5, 2018 / 6:47 pm

    These would be ideal for my neice

  36. Ruth Harwood
    April 10, 2018 / 8:12 am

    these would be great for summer walking if it begins to rain!

  37. Carrie-Anne Brown
    April 10, 2018 / 2:51 pm

    Love these wellies especially with the handles to help put them on 🙂

  38. Stevie
    April 16, 2018 / 11:49 am

    The wellies look great and it’s an excuse to jump in muddy puddles.

  39. Lynn Neal
    April 19, 2018 / 7:10 am

    I really like the little handles on theses wellies to help children get them on and off by themselves!

  40. Kerryn Johnson
    April 21, 2018 / 7:50 pm

    My granddaughter would love these fantastic wellies

  41. Emma C
    April 22, 2018 / 4:25 pm

    These look fab – and your boys look so cute in the matching sets!

  42. Angela W
    April 23, 2018 / 9:43 am

    These would be great for my two children x

  43. Dean T
    April 25, 2018 / 12:57 am

    These wellies look great, looks like summer is gonna be a washout I am sure the kiddies will love them

  44. Diana
    April 25, 2018 / 11:23 am

    They look great, lovely prize 🙂

    April 25, 2018 / 12:07 pm

    Lovely wellies I really liked the pink Lopsy ones for my granddaughter

  46. Anthea Holloway
    April 25, 2018 / 6:12 pm

    My little grandson has just learned how to jump in puddles and he would love these boots!

  47. carol boffey
    April 25, 2018 / 6:41 pm

    lovely wellies

  48. Tracey F
    April 26, 2018 / 1:01 pm

    It certainly looks like you guys had a great day out!

  49. Sheila Sloan
    April 26, 2018 / 1:42 pm

    Great wellies

  50. janine atkin
    April 26, 2018 / 6:03 pm

    id love these for my nephew

  51. Laura Pritchard
    April 26, 2018 / 6:43 pm

    These would be lovely for my 3 year old!

  52. Kerry H
    April 26, 2018 / 8:23 pm

    The handles on the wellies are so handy for little ones who want to dress themselves.

  53. Leanne perrett
    April 26, 2018 / 9:27 pm

    wellys are always needed in our house we love going out for walks

  54. Samantha Atherton
    April 27, 2018 / 9:41 am

    My daughter needs a new pair of wellies she’s just had yet another growth spurt.

  55. Jeanette Leighton
    April 27, 2018 / 11:43 am

    Love to win a pair for my baby Charlie who is almost 2

  56. Danielle Graves
    April 27, 2018 / 11:58 am

    These look fab and perfect for my son Jake x

  57. Dawn Samples
    April 27, 2018 / 12:55 pm

    My son goes through loads of wellies, they always seem to have slits in the sides. So a good quality pair would be ideal x

  58. Miss Tracy Hanson
    April 27, 2018 / 1:28 pm

    What a great prize. My great-nieces and great-nephew are such puddle monsters. They love to find the biggest puddle and go splashing around in it. Even the dog likes to run through the biggest puddles.

  59. Laura Oxley
    April 27, 2018 / 1:36 pm

    I love a nice pair of “ton tons”. My twins love muddy play.

  60. Jo Hutchings
    April 27, 2018 / 5:51 pm

    These look like lovely, good quality, wellies.

  61. Tammy Neal
    April 27, 2018 / 8:55 pm

    Great quality of footwear x

  62. Michelle Clark
    April 27, 2018 / 9:59 pm

    These are lovely

  63. Liv Lee
    April 27, 2018 / 10:14 pm

    The handles on the wellies are so handy for little ones who want to dress themselves, such a great idea!

    April 27, 2018 / 10:37 pm


  65. Natalie Crossan
    April 27, 2018 / 10:51 pm

    Looks like really good quality footwear to me x

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