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Get fidget spinners for as low as $1

Get fidget spinners for as low as $1

Theo Thimou May 18, 2017
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True story: I’m a 42-year-old father of two who’s so out of the loop when it comes to what’s hip that an 80-year-old friend had to clue me into the fidget spinner craze!

When I checked into it, I was surprised to discover fidget spinners are shaping up to be a $500 million sub-industry within the larger world of toys.

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If you’re like me and had no idea what a fidget spinner is, let’s take a step back…

Fidget spinners are therapeutic tools for kids with ADHD and Autism. Proponents of the spinners say flicking them helps fidgety children calm down and remain focused in a classroom setting. Detractors, of course, say there’s no science to back up that claim and that they’re just a nuisance in the classroom.

The reality is that fidget spinners are being embraced by kids and adults of all stripes who don’t have a medical reason for using them.

I spoke with my nephew who is a freshman in high school and he told me he paid more than $20 for a fidget spinner while on a recent trip to Myrtle Beach! (He’s since lost the darn thing!)

Fortunately, there are ways to get fidget spinners for a whole lot cheaper. AliExpress.com and Geek.Wish.com are just two shopping possibilities.

And if you’re curious about who invented the fidget spinner, Money has the answer.

Where to get a fidget spinner for $1 online

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Theo Thimou is director of content for ClarkHoward.com. He has co-written 2 books with Clark Howard, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times.
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