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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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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.
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If you're eating lunch and you have a fidget spinner in your hand, you don't even eat your lunch.
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.
v=YHq9t05vKHA) To use a fidget spinner , a person holds the center of the spinner with thumb and finger, and then uses the other hand (or other fingers on the same hand) to get the spinner rotating.
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.
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A fidget spinner is a type of stress-relieving toy which can be spun in the hand.
It's called a fidget spinner, you've probably seen a kid trailing his mom or dad in the grocery store playing with one or seen it on social media.
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Stuart Cordner, who owns the store, said they are determined to raise the money needed with a Fidget Spinner competition.