A fidget spinner is a toy that some people believe helps children who can become distracted. Gadget World have published a blog to explain the alleged benefits. However, other people such as teachers  believe that fidget spinners are a distraction.
Facts about fidget spinners[change | change source]
Catherine Hettinger, a chemical engineer, was first credited by some news stories to have been the inventor of the fidget spinner, including by media outlets such as The Guardian, The New York Times and the New York Post. Hettinger filed a patent application for a "spinning toy" in 1993. Fidget spinners are made to entertain people. Some are made to look cool and some are made for fidgeting. The most popular fidget spinners are the glowing ones and the LED ones in London.
Kinds of fidget spinners[change | change source]
There are many kinds of fidget spinners like the glowing ones, the LED ones, and the shiny metallic ones.
References[change | change source]
- World, Gadget. "What are the benefits of Fidget Spinner?" (in en). Gadget World. https://gadgetworld.ae/blogs/blog/spinner-benefits.
- "The horrors of the fidget spinner, the latest classroom menace" (in en). Tes. 2017-03-31. https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/horrors-fidget-spinner-latest-classroom-menace.