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Dressing and Layering Guides

It is vital to enrollment that all families become familiar with dressing and layering guides 


Students are required to wear a YELLOW waterproof bib over their clothing everyday, including winter wear. A matching waterproof jacket must also be purchased. For winter footwear children are required to wear completely waterproof and insulated boots. 

-If your child is in between sizes buy the larger size to fit over layers. 

Reima Option

Waterproof Jacket 

Waterproof Bib 

Use discount code SCHOOL20 at checkout

Oaki Option

Waterproof Bib

Use discount code FireflyForest at checkout


Bog boots - purchase a 1/2 size larger than your child's foot

Gear Guide

The following is a list of gear you will need with links to trusted brands. An asterisk signifies an absolutely mandatory item. 

Merino base layers* 

Woolino top             

Woolen bottom

Reima base layer set

Reima base layer set

Oaki base layers

Kuling bottom

Merino thermal layers

Thermal bottoms

Thermal top

Fleece Zip-up

Kuling poly fleece

Kuling merino fleece

Patagonia fleece   

 Columbia Fleece

Thermal top pants

Wheat thermapants

Merino balaclava*

Kuling  Floss  Joha

Trapper hat


Neck gaiter

Rei  Turtle fur  Columbia

Merino socks*

Woolino Lenleo

Merino gloves/mittens

Kuling gloves  

Fleece lined waterproof mittens*




Trusted Brands

When searching and shopping for gear, we highly recommend the following brands. 

Oaki, Kuling, Wheat, Reima, Didriksons, Tretorn, Rei, Columbia, Patagonia, North Face, Joha, Turtle fur, Woolino, Helly Hensen , Polarn O. Pyret, MINI A TURE, Icebreaker, Smartwool, Floss

Layering Chrart

Please PRINT out this Layering Chart and place it near your doorway for easy layering before school each day. 

NEVER dress your child in cotton material if the weather is under 60 degrees

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