In a Facebook account under Silvana Braga, several photos and videos showed kids who were injured because of the popular toy called Fidget Spinners.
The quite graphic images were pictures of swollen fingers. The videos were cases where medical attention was necessary already.
One thing common in the scenarios presented was the fact that the bearing of the Fidget Spinners can indeed cause serious injuries if misused.
Fidget Spinners has recently became popular especially to students.
According to Wiki, this toy is made up of a bearing in the center of a multi-lobed flat structure made from metal or plastic designed to spin along its axis with little effort. Surprisingly, this toy trended only this year, though it was manufactured as early as 1993.
The toy is said to have a good benefit particularly to those who have difficulties in focusing and even autism or ADHD. By fidgeting or spinning, nervousness or physiological stress is soothed.
As this toy is priced very cheap, kids can easily buy it. But since it has become an addicting habit, some schools have banned Fidget Spinners.
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‘Translation:AN ALERT TO PARENTS. Look at the danger caused by this toy.