Water shoes need to be sturdy and easy to clean, but that doesn’t mean they have to be clunky and uncomfortable. The best water shoes have few moving parts to break and clog with mud and debris. That also makes them a snap to clean with a garden hose. Look for models that offer a little bit of grip on the upper soles that meet the bottom of the foot, so kids won’t slip and slide inside their shoe. Here are three other things to think about before choosing shoes built for the wild, wet side of the outdoors.