Fidget spinner fad taking schools and offices by storm

Store manager at Toy Kingdom in Sandton, Byron Stewart, says the new toy that’s taking schools and offices by storm is flying off the shelves.

It is called Fidget Spinner.

Stewart says the toy has been introduced as a gadget that helps children with concentration problems but it seems everybody just wants one, even adults.

It's a great reliever I would say.

Byron Stewart, Store manager at Toy Kingdom in Sandton

Listen to Stephen Grootes speak to toy store manger about the latest craze of fidget spinners:


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