In case you don’t know what they are – here is a quick overview:
The original maker said in an interview with Time magazine – that the intent was to give children a distraction and for some kids with attention disorders something they could focus on that was calming, but it has not worked out so well. Teacher say they are a MAJOR Distraction and can be thrown during arguments.
So far School in at least 6 states have banned them outright, and here in Texas there has been no official word yet. But official ban or not, we had teachers from Humble to Pearland to Katy all saying they are collecting them when they come out in class. And teachers across the country have been commenting on social media about them:
And while – we don’t encourage them in school they can be fun – this video features a few tricks your kids can learn outside of school