June 1st AFP The toy called “FIJET TOY” to play with playing on occasion when it is not handy has the effect that the nerve calmed down, the stress relieved, concentration effect was enhanced, but recently, at the schools of Europe and the US teachers Their tendencies are spreading rapidly, as we are angry.
Despite only a few months since the launch, a type of Fijet Toy “Hand Spinner (Fjett Spiner)” has argued that it is becoming difficult for children to concentrate, The use of school in the department is prohibited.
A teacher Meredith Daly, a teacher at a public elementary school in the suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona states, “A hand spinner suddenly appeared, one in two children has never before” “a child They said, “Oh, when I use this (hand spinner) I feel calm.” I did not understand at first what it was. ”
A hand spinner that turns like a top with a fingertip is sold for only a few dollars, and there are types where the end is divided into two or three. This spring, we have an unexpected big hit since we first launched in the US and last month in Europe.
However, according to Daly teacher, “The user must continue turning the hand spinner, feeling wanting to see being turning” and it will interfere with trying to learn something new. “So, at our school we’ve decided to say” Hand spinner is banned – Please put it in your bag! ”
Darly teacher only touches the hand spinner, as if many teachers were angry about the hand spinner with Twitter, when there was a request from the guardian and special case There is no.
Effects of tampering with something by hand.
So what is a case where a hand spinner that Darry teacher admits is needed. That is the case when a child has an attention disorder, hyperactivity disorder, certain autism, or the like.
Noel Karimoa, who lives with two children at a state in New York State Long Island, said the hand spinner helped the 10-year-old son of attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) relax, I tell him.
Noel said, “My son is turning his hand spinner at a bus stop or in a car, I am really absorbed and seems to be good for him in general.”
Although teachers may be staying at the hand spinner, many teachers recognize that there are an increasing number of children who can not concentrate if they do not tinker with something to handicraft, and recently children It is more tolerant than before to tick the pen and to make a sound with a foot. According to Daly teacher, the school is getting ready for stress balls and balance cushions.
One of the rivals of the hand spinner is “Fijet Cube”. It is a small plastic box made of different materials to tinker with each finger. Fjettecube has overwhelming success on the site of the cloud funding biggest kickstarter (Kickstarter), and many “pakuri products” also come out.
The inventor of the Fjettecube said in a press release “Do not leave being stupid that these behaviors are condemned, misbehaving, or inappropriate, it is necessary to fiddle with something by hand using appropriate goods We are passionate about the idea that we can positively contribute to our lives if it becomes an outlet, we are working hard. “