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fidget spinner

A small propeller-shaped toy designed to be spun atop one's fingertip. Ostensibly a device to help people with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder increase their focus, the fidget spinner became popular with schoolchildren and those who use it to try to ease anxiety or restlessness. Ever since I got my son a fidget spinner, he's had an easier time paying attention in class, but the school is considering banning them as a distraction.
See also: fidget, spinner
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A fidget spinner is a multi-lobed toy comprised of a ball bearing in the center, often used to help people relieve stress or nervous energy.
Firefighters inStaines shared a story of how they spent three hours on Saturday (December 15) trying to free a young boy's finger from the bearing of a fidget spinner.
A BLUE Peter time capsule to mark the show's 60th birthday next week contains a fidget spinner toy and a royal wedding souvenir among its 10 items.
Incidence regarding kids choking on some of the spinner's small parts have been recently reported.4,5 Consumer Product Safety Commission should look into the hazards of children choking on parts that pop out of a fidget spinner. Neither peer reviewed studies nor scientific evidences prove the therapeutic evidences of fidget spinners up to date.
to give him instant satisfaction, a general will give him a Fidget Spinner to divert his attention, and he can get back to building a Mexican wall out of Lego.
A fidget spinner is made of either plastic or metal and has a ball bearing in the middle, allowing the toy to spin when held between the thumb and middle finger.
For those who have never heard of or seen a fidget spinner, 8-year-old Abby Kowalis may be a local expert.
"Anyone buying a fidget spinner should purchase it from a reputable trader and ensure the safety warnings can be clearly seen on the packaging," he added.
He would like to spend more time with his grandchildren (aged one and four), but the last time he turned up with a fidget spinner he was told to take it away again.
Kelly Rose Joniec, of Texas, posted on Facebook that her 10-year-old daughter Britton had to have surgery to remove a bearing from a fidget spinner lodged in her throat.
But people also buy specialized items like a fidget spinner or a Fidget Cube for this purpose.
But that is what I ended up doing after agreeing to get son junior a Fidget Spinner during a moment of distraction, when he knew my guard was down.
Tuscaloosa, AL, April 12, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The FidgeTool, a new invention that combines a fidget spinner and multi-tool into one, comprehensive package, this week officially launched an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign for garnering the necessary financial funds and widespread support to make large-scale manufacturing and distribution a reality.
A fidget spinner is a type of stress-relieving toy which can be spun in the hand.