Well, it might cost you a few pennies (literally), but with a pair of old shoes and some glue there is nothing stopping your little Freds and Gingers from learning how to tap up a storm.
Before you put little trench coats on them and give them umbrellas it's time to head over to YouTube. Start here at Tap Dancing Lessons for Kids. Need a little more inspiration? Here's Gene Kelly in the classic Singing in the Rain, worth watching even without tap shoes.
We found this great idea at true-to-their-name Real Simple.
(Image: James Wojcik, Real Simple)