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Can a Fidget Spinner Really Help You Focus? - Big Think;

Can a Fidget Spinner Really Help You Focus? - Big Think

Big ThinkCan a Fidget Spinner Really Help You Focus?Big ThinkFidget spinners are everywhere, nowadays. My younger cousins adore theirs. They spent the better part of last Sunday night showing me tricks and the different kinds they have. Some even light up. Their streamlined motion, wide assortment of colors, and ...and more »

How Fidget Spinner Toys Can Help Distracted Adults - Bustle;

How Fidget Spinner Toys Can Help Distracted Adults - Bustle

BustleHow Fidget Spinner Toys Can Help Distracted AdultsBustlePeople have been bemoaning the latest craze — fidget spinner toys — on social media. Honestly, while my feed has been peppered with cries for help from friends with kids and teachers, I'd never heard of these things. But, it turns out that fidget ...and more »

Fidget Spinners - stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet? - Gadgets and gizmos;

Fidget Spinners - stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet? - Gadgets and gizmos

Gadgets and gizmosFidget Spinners - stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet?Gadgets and gizmosThe meteoric rise of fidget spinners in 2017 has surprised many, including me. These palm sized contraptions, fitted with bearings to make them spin, are hugely popular in the playground and are becoming more commonplace in the work environment.and more »

Warning over dodgy fidget spinners - AppsforPCdaily;

Warning over dodgy fidget spinners - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyWarning over dodgy fidget spinnersAppsforPCdaily"If you can break it, your child can break it", she said. While the concerns over dangers are very real for parents of young children, fidget spinner proponents claim that the toy can actually be therapeutic for individuals with autism and other ...and more »

Parents say fidget spinners unsafe, want recall - Normangee Star;

Parents say fidget spinners unsafe, want recall - Normangee Star

Normangee StarParents say fidget spinners unsafe, want recallNormangee StarIt is yet to be determined if the fidget spinner craze will continue on into next school year, but while it can be distracting, there have been some educational benefits seen. The witness who called police about the incident reported seeing about 15 ...and more »

Online retailers slammed as fidget spinners with razor sharp edges appear online costing less than three pounds - Mirror.co.uk;

Online retailers slammed as fidget spinners with razor sharp edges appear online costing less than three pounds - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukOnline retailers slammed as fidget spinners with razor sharp edges appear online costing less than three poundsMirror.co.ukEvil web vendors are cashing in on the biggest craze of 2017 by selling metal fidget spinners - with razor-sharp edges. Thousands of the bladed metal 'toys', that contain bearings to make them spin, have already been sold on auction website eBay - for ...and more »

Customs have seized over 200000 fidget spinners over safety fears - Buzz.ie;

Customs have seized over 200000 fidget spinners over safety fears - Buzz.ie

Buzz.ieCustoms have seized over 200000 fidget spinners over safety fearsBuzz.ieAround 200,000 imported fidget spinners have been seized by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and Revenue and Customers since 8th of May, The Irish Times report. The CCPC said in a statement: “We are currently examining ...and more »

Public warned to check fidget spinners amidst safety concerns - JOE;

Public warned to check fidget spinners amidst safety concerns - JOE

JOEPublic warned to check fidget spinners amidst safety concernsJOEThey may be the hit toy of 2017, but some fidget spinners have given cause for concern. Around 200,000 imported fidget spinners have been seized by the the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) and Revenue and Customs since 8 ...and more »

Why some schools are banning the popular fidget spinners toy - Press-Enterprise;

Why some schools are banning the popular fidget spinners toy - Press-Enterprise

Press-EnterpriseWhy some schools are banning the popular fidget spinners toyPress-EnterpriseGeorge McGwen, 9, of Highland, plays with his fidget spinner at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside in Redlands, Ca., Thursday, May 25, 2017. By Stephen Wall |. PUBLISHED: May 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm | UPDATED: May 27, 2017 at 1:32 pm.and more »

The obsession has peaked: EDIBLE Fidget Spinners are now a thing - SHEmazing;

The obsession has peaked: EDIBLE Fidget Spinners are now a thing - SHEmazing

SHEmazingThe obsession has peaked: EDIBLE Fidget Spinners are now a thingSHEmazingYou can walk down down these days without seeing signs for fidget spinners in every shop window. The new toy is the latest craze for the kids these days, and while we may be beyond out prime fidget spinning years, we're still well aware of the trend ...and more »

ONLINE POLL: Should fidget spinners be banned in schools? - Derbyshire Times;

ONLINE POLL: Should fidget spinners be banned in schools? - Derbyshire Times

Derbyshire TimesONLINE POLL: Should fidget spinners be banned in schools?Derbyshire TimesA mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a 'miraculous' help to her son's ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets. The pupil was given a lunchtime detention after fiddling with his £5 fidget spinner during lesson time. His ...and more »

Fidget spinners seized over safety fears - Irish Times;

Fidget spinners seized over safety fears - Irish Times

Irish TimesFidget spinners seized over safety fearsIrish TimesAround 200,000 fidget spinners have been seized in the past fortnight due to safety fears. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) said it recently became concerned that some fidget spinners for sale in Ireland may not meet minimum ...and more »

Customs seize 110000 of classroom craze fidget spinners - pppFocus;

Customs seize 110000 of classroom craze fidget spinners - pppFocus

pppFocusCustoms seize 110000 of classroom craze fidget spinnerspppFocus“It's incredible”, said Michael Eubanks, co-owner of Jax Toys in Redlands, which has sold about 2,000 spinners ranging from $8 to $20 in the past six weeks. For example, there is some evidence that encouraging children with ADHD to squirm and move ...and more »

Why some mums are calling for fidget spinners to be recalled - Yahoo News UK;

Why some mums are calling for fidget spinners to be recalled - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UKWhy some mums are calling for fidget spinners to be recalledYahoo News UKFidget spinners are the latest playground craze, but some mums and child safety groups have labelled the hand-held toys dangerous and are calling for them to be recalled. Several mums have taken to social media to share some pretty scary stories about ...and more »

The 'fidget spinner' that has spun teachers into a tizzy - ClickLancashire;

The 'fidget spinner' that has spun teachers into a tizzy - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireThe 'fidget spinner' that has spun teachers into a tizzyClickLancashireSome people don't understand the fascination of Fidget Spinners, the toy from the '90s that's made a revolutionary comeback in 2017. And the device is also making teachers across U.S. and European schools angry with majority wanting it to be banned.and more »

What Happens When Your Child Plays With The Fidget Spinner, Are They Safe? - International Business Times;

What Happens When Your Child Plays With The Fidget Spinner, Are They Safe? - International Business Times

International Business TimesWhat Happens When Your Child Plays With The Fidget Spinner, Are They Safe?International Business TimesThis season's hottest toy is a remedy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), anxiety and autism – or at least that is what it is being marketed as, despite being highly disputed by experts. But regardless its growing popularity, fidget ...and more »

When fidget spinners make an very bad app popular - pppFocus;

When fidget spinners make an very bad app popular - pppFocus

pppFocusWhen fidget spinners make an very bad app popularpppFocusThe popular hand spinners or fidget toys have been the latest craze among kids and adults alike. Of all the teachers I polled (which, admittedly, it not a super scientific data set or anything) 100% of them either had personal no-Fidget Spinner ...and more »

Fidget spinner has spun teachers into a tizzy - Normangee Star;

Fidget spinner has spun teachers into a tizzy - Normangee Star

Normangee StarFidget spinner has spun teachers into a tizzyNormangee StarFidget spinners, the stress-relieving toys that came out of nowhere, are the biggest craze in our culture right now. You place them in your hand and spin them with your fingers. All toys sold in the European Union must meet strict safety standards and ...and more »

The Toy Association Offers tips on Fidget Spinner Safety and Caution... - The Rock Father Magazine;

The Toy Association Offers tips on Fidget Spinner Safety and Caution... - The Rock Father Magazine

The Rock Father MagazineThe Toy Association Offers tips on Fidget Spinner Safety and Caution...The Rock Father MagazineAs the Fidget Spinner craze continues to grow, it's pretty incredible to see just how fast a host of products have hit the market, many of which have dubious levels of safety and quality. With so many options appearing everywhere from major retailers ...and more »

Are Fidget Spinners Safe? Incidents Spark Concern Among Parents And Officials About Dangers Of Latest Toy Fad - The Inquisitr;

Are Fidget Spinners Safe? Incidents Spark Concern Among Parents And Officials About Dangers Of Latest Toy Fad - The Inquisitr

The InquisitrAre Fidget Spinners Safe? Incidents Spark Concern Among Parents And Officials About Dangers Of Latest Toy FadThe InquisitrA series of dangerous incidents involving fidget spinners has parents, schools, and even government officials worried about the safety of this latest toy fad. At least two children in the United States were hospitalized after swallowing fidget spinner ...and more »