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Six Other Uses For Fidget Spinners You May Not Have Thought Of

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Fidget spinners are the trend we’re not going to forget from 2017. The fun spinner has brought with it controversy from experts on whether it actually helps kids stay focused in the classroom. Despite the hype, kids are still loving them and parents and bloggers have found fun ways to use their fidget spinners for other uses.

6 Other Uses For Fidget Spinners You May Not Have Thought Of

1. Use it as a tooth brushing timer

Krista from We Are Far From Normal uses the spinner as a tooth brushing timer. It can always be hard to get kids to brush their teeth longer than 30 seconds! Krista timed their fidget spinner and it spins for 2 minutes. She uses the fidget spinner as a tooth brushing timer to ensure her son spends the right amount of time cleaning his teeth.

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Image via We a Far From Normal

2. Use it to as a chore decider

Which chore should your child do first? Let the fidget spinner decide. Another great idea from Krista from We Are Farm From Normal.

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Image via We Are Far From Normal

3. Use it for math practice

Your Modern Family have created a math printable you can get your kids to practice their math against the timer of the fidget spinner. You can download the sheet from here.

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Fidget Spinner Printable by Your Modern Family

4. Use it to apply makeup

James Charles used a fidget spinner to add bronzer to contour his face. He later admitted it was a joke to build more likes to his post. Either way, the end result was impressive.

5. Use them as cupcake toppers

Scary Mommy show how to make cupcakes with fidget spinner toppers, using a golf tee. These look pretty cool!

6. Make fidget spinner cookies

Tasty show you how to use your fidget spinner as a template to create fidget spinner cookies. These look awesome and kids will LOVE them.

fidget spinner cookies

There are probably plenty more ways fidget spinners can be used to solve problems. Sometimes their use can create a problem, like this story were featured here. We don’t recommend using them for this.

Rebecca Senyard

Rebecca Senyard

Rebecca Senyard is a plumber by day and stylist by night but these days she changes more nappies than washers. She is a happily married mum to three young daughters who she styles on a regular basis. Rebecca is not only an award winning plumber, she also writes an award winning blog called The Plumbette where she shares her life experiences as a plumber and mother. Rebecca also blogs at Styled by Bec believing a girl can be both practical and stylish. Links to the blogs are and

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