Why the Fidget Spinner Craze is taking the Nation by Storm The fidget spinner is one of the most exciting albeit bizarre crazes that we have seen in recent years, specially as a promotional products. These toys started to appear in mid-to-late 2016 but have seen a surge in popularity in 2017 as awareness about them has spread. They come in all different shapes and sizes, varying hugely in price. There are plenty of cheaper commercial finger spinners out there for the casual user, but devoted fans are also able to get their hands on premium equipment if they so desire, which make them one of the best corporate gifts. Let’s take a look at what fidget spinners are, why people would want to buy one and have a glance at the different types. Origins of the Fidget Spinner Without the internet, it’s true that we may never have seen the fidget spinner. The power of the web has brought like minded people together and allowed us to take on understated yet ever-present problems such as fidgeting. It was in 2016 that a Kick starter project snowballed, surpassing its $15,000 target, accruing an astonishing $6 million. The project in question was a fidget cube toy, with fidgety favorites such as rollers, buttons and switches, all incorporated in one compact device. The project went viral on social media and the rest is history. What do fidget spinners do and why should I buy one?