It’s the craze that started off as a calming stress reduction tool for children suffering from ADD, autism, ADHD and other behavioural problems.
These days however fidget spinners have become much more mainstream with children and adults taking to the compact and pocket-sized devices.
Fidget spinners have earned their popularity thanks to their simple design and affordability, but if you are thinking of buying one which one should you get?
Fidget spinners can be made from all sorts of different materials, including metal, plastic and even wood. They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and the fidget element can also be very different.
Here are our recommendations for the best fidget spinners:
AMILIFE EDC Fidget Spinner – $2.30
If you haven’t used a fidget spinner before and just want to try one without spending too much money then this one from Amilife is ideal. It is a standard design and fits neatly into your pocket, has a ceramic center bearing and you get an average of 1-3 minute spins.
Mmrm Light ADHD Anxiety Autism Stress Reducer Fidget Hand Five Quinary Spinner – $2.84
Five sides on this fidget spinner which is made from plastic but looks like metal. The weights on the five hands are substantial enough to make you think it is constructed from metal but a few customers have commented on a small noise when it is spinning. Great value for money.
New Style Fidget Hand Spinner – $3.00
This is a different style of fidget spinner that is based as a circle and customer reviews state that you can get it to spin for long periods of time. A good option if you want something different.
LUNIWEI Spider Alloy Hand Spinner – $4.84
This is a lovely fidget spinner for those who are looking for something a little different. The fidget spinner uses ceramics bearings and steel counterweight which are balanced on a high-density frame. Made from steel so it has a lovely weight to it.
Bolayu Adult Kid EDC Focus ADHD Autism Tri Fidget Hand Spinner – $7.66
This is also a little different from your average fidget spinner as you hold it between the thumb and finger and then spin with the other hand. The material is metal and it features a ceramic center bearing.
ZekPro Official Anti-Anxiety 360 Spinner – $12.99
A perfect example of an anti-anxiety fidget spinner here that you hold in one hand and use the other to spin it. It is pocket-sized and great quality, guaranteed to calm anxious nerves and improve your concentration.
Wewdigi Triangular Fidget Spinner – $13.99
A very satisfying fidget spinner here that features five arms. Made from premium brass, this one can maintain a top smooth speed for 3 – 5 minutes.
Wewdigi Tri-Spinner Fidget Spinner – $14.99
A high-quality fidget spinner here made from a premium alloy metal that is shock-proof and durable. It features miniature bearings which allow for a smoother and longer spin for up to 1-2 minutes.
Zenduo Rainbow Metal Fidget Spinner – $17.95
You might spend more time looking at this fidget spinner but once you get over the gorgeous colours and starting spinning it you’ll find that it is calming and with a 4-6 minute spin time easily enough time to relax you.
A really grown-up fidget spinner here that comes in a variety of colours including copper (shown), rainbow, titanium, black and polished. This fidget spinner has been a firm favourite with customers since it was launched and has a spin time of 4 minutes.