The 9 Best Water Shoes For Kids

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This wiki has been updated 19 times since it was first published in December of 2018. If you're tired of your children slipping out of their flip-flops, tripping over them and losing them at the beach, it's time to upgrade to a pair of water shoes. The best models cover the feet completely, yet are quick to dry. Plus you count on them to stay on, keeping your kids' feet better protected and supported. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Speedo Surf Knit

2. Crocs Swiftwater

3. Giotto Swim

Editor's Notes

December 19, 2018:

Some parents buy water shoes for their active child's everyday summer activities from park to pool, while some want a pair that's more suited for a beach vacation and actual swimming. We investigated the top brands of water shoes and provided the top options for a variety of uses, with the Speedo Surf Knit taking the top spot because it's not too heavy for swimming, but still has a sole that offers a lot of traction.

4. Keen Seacamp II

5. Watelves Barefoot

6. Speedo Surfwalker Pro

7. Sunville Athletic

8. Cior Fantiny

9. Aleader Slip-On

Tina Morna Freitas
Last updated by Tina Morna Freitas

Tina Morna Freitas is a writer who lives in Chicago with her family and three cats. She has a B.A. in anthropology with a minor in English, and has built a freelance career over the years in writing and digital marketing. Her passions for cooking, decorating and home improvement contribute to her extensive knowledge of all things kitchen and home goods. In addition, her 20 years as a parent inform her expertise in the endless stream of toys and equipment that inevitably takes over the homes of most parents. She also enjoys gardening, making and sipping margaritas, and aspires to be a crazy cat lady once all the children are grown.

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