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Fidget Spinners and REAL Fidget Tools

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Monday, 08 May 2017

fidget spinners are a toy not a tool

“Fidgets”, while a new buzz-word, is not a new category of toy. Fidgets- open-ended toys that are made to manipulate, bend, fold, or “fidget” with- have been around for a long time. If you’ve ever owned Silly Putty you’ve owned a fidget toy. Fidget toys give children and adults a chance to daydream, think creatively, and release stress. They are important tools for children and adults with attention and anxiety issues.

If you know a kid, you've heard of Fidget Spinners. Sold as a tool to help with focus, they are little more than an expensive scam that is causing real trouble in and out of the classroom...

 

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The Genius of Play

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Saturday, 01 April 2017

The Genius Of Play 
Did you know? The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children spend at least 60 minutes daily of open-ended play. 

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