NJ’s gone mad for fidget spinners! Here’s our hack to make one.
Fidget spinners are the must have gadget for NJ kids and the bane of NJ teachers this spring. There's also a wave of DIY videos. But, lots call for obscure parts. So, I decided to try & make a super simple spinner, with these three materials readily available at home.
Clearly, this is a no-frills spinner! Show us your craftiness. Share your homemade fidget spinner hacks.
Wanna show off your spinner collection? Maybe you have a treasured light-up spinner, or a cool trick that you've mastered since first taking a 'spin'? (Sorry, couldn't resist!)
Teachers, we feel your pain! If you need to vent or want to share a fidget spinner lesson plan that proved to be a hit, we're here for ya. A growing number of NJ districts have banned spinners from classrooms, has yours?
On an interesting side note: The palm-sized device, meant to help calm kids with ADHD and other conditions, was invented over 20 years ago. But the inventor isn't making a dime! Catherine Hettinger couldn't afford the $400 to renew her patent, a few years back.
Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt’s first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.
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