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Fidget Spinners- What’s your opinion?

Fidget spinners have become the new “need.” Kids are pulling their parents from Wegmans to Target to Walmart just to get a fidget spinner. Fidget spinners were originally made to help kids who have a hard time focusing. Fidget spinners also help the need to be constantly shaking your legs and constantly moving your arms. But, fidget spinners are used improperly.

Fidget Spinners Banned

Some kids are using the fidget spinners improperly. Whether it’s being thrown up in the air or spun on a desk- kids are always watching them. Now, we’re usually more focused on the spinners than the teacher! Teachers are not liking it. Most schools have already gotten the courage to ban them. But some still are on the edge about it. Yet, some kids are still bringing them to classes even if they don’t really need it.

My Opinion

In my personal opinion fidget spinners are stress relievers. Sometimes they just help me stop fidgeting. They also help me focus a lot more. But, kids are abusing the purpose of the spinners. Now, I think they do deserve a ban. To all the kids who use the fidget spinners properly, I’m sorry if it has been band at your school. Although, they are cool to try to balance on one finger.


In conclusion, I think all schools deserve to draw the line about having a ban on fidget spinners because kids are misusing them.

This is a picture of a fidget spinner.

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10 Responses to “Fidget Spinners”

  1. Saniaa Harding on May 17th, 2017 12:49 pm

    I agree because fidget spinners were first used to help children focus but now it has become a toy. 🙁

  2. Lonnie Creech on May 22nd, 2017 1:07 pm

    I own a fidget spinner and I like playing with it a lot because it relives me of boredom but my dad has one and the only reason he has one is because its shaped as the batman symbol. I know they are for kids with special needs like kids with autism but other people started taking over the new toy “fidget spinner” because kids with autism have focusing problems but other people use them for just enjoyment.

  3. Johnathan Greene on May 23rd, 2017 9:18 am

    WOW! I have a red fidget spinner and it is really fun to spin. I think it’s very relaxing.

  4. Alyssa Gonzalez on May 26th, 2017 9:10 am

    I agree that fidget spinners are a good thing but some people use them in inappropriate ways. All people who use them should have either autism, use it as a stress reliever, to help them stop fidgeting or to relive boredom.

  5. Sara Sierzega on June 1st, 2017 9:05 am

    I agree that fidget spinners are stress relievers and kids are using them as toys instead. Some teachers enjoy them because it helps kids to relieve stress. In my opinion I think they should be banned for kids that use them as toys and kept for kids who really need them.

  6. Amina Radoncic on June 2nd, 2017 6:29 pm

    You are totally right about fidget spinners being a distraction and being used improperly! Multiple kids in my class have got in trouble for having them out at the wrong time or using them while my teacher is talking. I personally have two fidget spinners, but I barely bring them to school. Your article really helps point out how spinners are used as toys, rather then their actual purpose! Amazing job!

  7. Emily Nothdurft on June 8th, 2017 1:26 pm

    I agree and disagree. I agree that they were good for kids that have autism but I don’t agree that they’re stress relievers for others. The buzzing sound is a little annoying.

  8. Amina Radoncic on June 27th, 2017 3:04 pm

    The buzzing sound made by fidget spinners is surely annoying, but silent fidget spinners do exist, and a lot of kids in my class own them, so it is not as distracting as it could be.

  9. Ariglen Qemali on October 26th, 2017 10:52 am

    Fidget spinners are supposed to be if you have bad habits with your finger like if you bite your nails, pick your nose, and some more.
    My sisters and I both use it properly but then people started doing cool tricks. Do I think fidget spinners should be banned for the way they are used? Yes, 100% but it also annoys me quite a bit because people do not know how to use them. 🙂 🙂

  10. Nicholas Simone on October 26th, 2017 11:00 am

    I love fidget spinners! I agree that the buzzing noise is annoying but I still like fidget spinners. Nice job on the review.

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