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Fidget Spinners and REAL Fidget Tools

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...



The Genius of Play

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.