A fidget spinner is a toy that some people believe helps children who can become distracted. Gadget World has published a blog to explain the alleged benefits. However, other people such as teachers  believe that fidget spinners are a distraction. This is because teachers and their students get distracted by the noise or the hand motions that come with the fidget spinner package.
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.
References[change | change source]
- World, Gadget. "What are the benefits of Fidget Spinner?" (in en). Gadget World. https://gadgetworld.ae/blogs/blog/spinner-benefits.
- "World Fidget Spinner Community". June 17, 2017.
- "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.