Are you stressed, anxious, nervous or bored? Do you have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism or a general lack of focus?

Good news. There’s a new toy that marketers claim can relieve all that.


fidget spinner toys


They’re called fidget spinners and they’re the biggest toy fad since Tamagotchi digital pets blew minds in the 1990s, according to one local retailer. Another likened the craze to the great Cabbage Patch Kids hunt in the early 1980s.


fidget spinner


That spinners can cure all that ails you is a suspect claim. But you’ll never really know for sure until you get one in your hands, and that’s the problem — they’re sold-out in shops across the region.