A fidget spinner is a stress removing toy. It was first Florida inventor Catherine Hettinger created the first prototype back in 1993 to interact with her daughter, who is disabled. She patented her version in 1997.
Unfortunately, no one picked it up. She tried to sell it as a therapeutic device for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, or autism
A fidget spinner consists of a ball bearings in the center made of brass, stainless steel, titanium, copper and plastic. The toy has been advertised as helping people who have trouble with focusing (such as those with ADHD, autism, or anxiety) by acting as a release mechanism for nervous energy or psychological stress. Experts were divided on this claim, with some supporting it while others are opposing its scientific basis and argued the toy may actually be more distracting.
Now fidget is one of the most selling toy in the world. fidget spinners are one of Amazon’s top 10 selling toys. Its cost start in India from INR 100/- and onwards depending on the quality of fidget.