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Yesterday I was given my very own fidget spinner and I am SO enjoying it!
So far I have “spun” before breakfast, through breakfast and while organising tasks, generating ideas for a creative writing program and now while writing this and it’s only 10:30am.
I love it. It seems to help me focus and feel less stressed.
Researchers are running around telling us how wrong they are for children, how right they are etc.
It’s not a big deal!
Crazes have always been with us. Marbles, dinky toys, slinkies, hula hoops, conkers, clackers, knuckle bones trolls slime football cards, Rubik’s cubes, Transformers , slap bracelets, Tamagotchis, Pokemon , Yo-Yos …………………….
Wise teachers know what to do- “Your spinners live in here!” as they produce a special FIDGETS HERE basket!
Then we get on with it- just like our teachers did and their teachers before that.
Maybe or maybe not it is good for ADHD or Autistic kids. Who knows? The next craze will be here soon so we can all obsess about that while the kids just get on with the job of being a kid and having fun and avoiding homework.
We could actually learn a thing or two from the kids.
If you can’t beat them- join em!
During the next fortnight we will be studying the science of fidget spinners and making them- check our Pinterest page for ideas!
We will use them to revise seconds, circles, revolutions, moon around the Earth etc
Anyway- back to my little idea generator- my spinner!
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