We all fidget with something at sometime. Maybe you're a knee-bouncer, pen-clicker, toe tapper, paper clip twister, nail biter, hair twirler or good old fashioned doodler. More and more research is demonstrating that fidgeting may actually improve attending, concentration and focus. It let's us get the extra energy and wiggles out. The key is finding the "Just Right Fidget". The perfect fit blends the user's needs, circumstance or environment and social acceptance. Too loud for a classroom; maybe just fine on a crowded bus. Too big for a pants pocket; maybe just fine on the homework table at home.
Here are a few of our favorite fidgets, only you can determine what's the "Just Right Fidget".