A fidget spinner is a toy that was created in the 90’s but has recently become a large trend. Their are many claims that it has medical benefits, but there is no research to back any of the claims. The toy may be amusing and causes you to focus on it, but many feel that it does help them calm down. It is not a harmful product to have your child play with, but the research does not show many benefits either.
- While it is commonly believed fidget spinners are designed for special needs students, there is little research to support that.
- Like most things, you get what you pay for and the more expensive spinners, spin longer.
- If you like the idea, but the do not feel capable of preforming, there is a fidget cube on the market as well.
“From traditional dreidels to spinning tops and Beyblades, kids have had a long affinity for spinning toys.”