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Category: FIDGET & FIDDLE

Goodbye Germs – Sanitize Fidget Toys!

Goodbye Germs – Sanitize Fidget Toys!

At Trainers Warehouse, every so often a customer will ask how to clean their Fidget Toys. We typically offer a handful of helpful but untested tips. However, in response to the coronavirus outbreak and Jenny Gross’ New York Times article “How to Stop Touching your Face,” we decided... Read More
The Ultimate Fidget Toy Matrix–Which is best for you?

The Ultimate Fidget Toy Matrix–Which is best for you?

Not sure which fidget toys are best for you and your group? See how each fidget toy measures up, based on these 10 criteria: [NOTE: due to the COVID-19, we’ve added an 11th criteria (ease of sterilizing] 11 Criteria to evaluate popular fidget toys WHO will use it? Kids? Adults? Personal use? &... Read More
ADHD Fidget Toys Finding the Right Fidget for any Sensory Diet

ADHD Fidget Toys Finding the Right Fidget for any Sensory Diet

Fidgeting has gone mainstream over the past year with the rapid rise of Fidget Spinners and Cubes. However ADHD Fidget Toys have been and always will be a mainstay for folks with neurological challenges — Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), ADHD and others. With... Read More
Do fidgets boost engagement?

Do fidgets boost engagement?

Prestige Worldwide, a consulting team of Suffolk University business students, set out to understand the impact of using fidget tools in classroom and workplace environments. They conducted surveys before and after introducing fidget tools into learning environments, asking 119 students in 2 classes... Read More
What’s My Ideal Fidget Toy?

What’s My Ideal Fidget Toy?

Let’s get personal! When it comes to fidgeting everyone has different preferences. Some buy fidget toys for friends, colleagues, students, or family members; others are need to find that just-right fidget toy for themselves.  Take this super-quick, super-fun quiz and discover your “Fidget T... Read More
Fidget Toys are Centuries Old!

Fidget Toys are Centuries Old!

The tradition of fidgeting dates back to ancient times.  Ali Jaffe’s recent article, “Quit Worrying, Fidget Toys have been Around Forever,” takes a spin through the ages, looking at the fidget toys that have captured our attention in bygone years. She cites Drs. Katerine Isbister ... Read More
Finding the Best Fidget Toy for YOU

Finding the Best Fidget Toy for YOU

Fidget Spinners have taken the world by storm, but I’m not sure they’re the best option for most people who might benefit from a fidget toy. I put together this “How to Pick the Best Fidget Toy” Infographic to help folks understand the options and select the best “tool... Read More
Fidget Spinners give fidgeting a bad name!

Fidget Spinners give fidgeting a bad name!

This past March, 2017, my 13 year-old son told me that we should add these “cool fidget spinners” to our product line. In April, we tested a few spinners found one we liked and started selling them online, along with 100s of other vendors! My son even started a mini-business selling the ... Read More
Taming distractions: How Fidget toys can productively use "floating attention"

Taming distractions: How Fidget toys can productively use "floating attention"

More and more is being written about the science of WHY we fidget. From articles in Fast Company magazine, the Huffington Post, and Sunni Brown‘s TED talk on doodling, we better understand the prevalence and utility of fidgeting and doodling, especially for folks with ADD and ADHD.  But I&... Read More
Five Factors for Fabulous Fidget Toys

Five Factors for Fabulous Fidget Toys

The Fidget Spinner was certainly a fidget toy phenomenon of 2017, but Trainers Warehouse has been focusing on finger fiddles and fidgets for over 20 years. Unfortunately, the Fidget Spinner is too distracting to be an ideal tool for true fidgeters and classroom or meeting use. However, the good news... Read More