Fidget spinners, slime, and other sensory toys have spiked in popularity for their ability to calm anxieties and improve concentration. In an age where children have ample amounts of screen time, gooey, stretchy, and bumpy projects are a fun, educational way to engage their senses.
From fake snow and edible finger paint, to sensory balloons and rainbow foam, these anti-fidget DIYs will keep kids entertained and learning by working with their hands. Parenting expert Donna Bozzo also includes suggestions for buying and using ready-made fidget busters and toys. Keep kids busy with:
- Unicorn Kinetic Sand
- Crunchy Slime
- Lava Lamps
- Stress balls and more!