I heard about fidget spinners a few months ago when I was looking for something to help my son relax. We opted for creating a calm down bottle instead and moved on. Just recently everywhere I turn someone is either playing with one or talking about spinners. My son has asked a few times for a fidget toy like the kids at school, and I keep saying no.
What is a Fidget Spinners
A fidget spinner is a stress relieving toy designed with a central bearing and two or more ‘arms’ made with different types of material that spin around the center bearing. They come in a variety of colors and patterns to amuse the masses. Up until recently, they were primarily positioned as a tool to help children and adults with fidgeting. Originally finding a niche with children suffering from ADHD and Autism. In no way do I want to diminish the success parents and kids have found by using this tool. I do not judge; I am merely stating my opinion. [Read more…]