Fidgets can help some kids with ADHD focus better. They’re not “one size fits all,” however. Different types of fidgets can meet different sensory needs. You can see which work best for your child, and then talk to the teacher about using them in class.
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Calming Fidget: Wikki Stix
Sometimes kids with ADHD need help feeling settled so they can sustain their attention. Wikki Stix give kids many ways to do that—kids can bend them, twisting them or molding them into balls. Other calming-fidget options include extra-fuzzy pipe cleaners, plastic nuts and bolts, coiled bracelets or key chains, and weighted lap pads.