You’ve seen them everywhere by now, from convenience stores and toy stores to amusement parks and more. There’s no doubt that fidget spinners are the current fad for kids. And like with all current trends, my teacher self looks for ways to turn the high-interest item into a learning opportunity. But teaching and learning with a silly spin toy?! You bet! Grab your engineering hat and check out these ways to make your own whirly cool fidget spinners.
Le-go My Spinner!
Use America’s favorite toy to make the country’s current “it” toy. Legos can be assembled in all sorts of ways to turn and spin. How many can you and your Little Builders design? Frugal Fun for Boys & Girls shares one idea here. Also check out this video for 5 other fidget builds as well.