THE BEST Fidget

HexaSphericon Rolling Toy

HexaSphericon Rolling Toy

From the expert machinists at AltDynamic comes their most impressive creation yet, a family of elegant aluminum playthings which look nothing like a sphere, yet can roll like one. Each one splits down the middle and is held together with magnets. They come in three variants, each with its own unique rolling properties.

Speks Geode Magnetic Toys

Speks Geode Magnetic Toys

These pentagonal playthings have neodymium magnets along their edges, letting you assemble them into a variety of shapes, including a dodecahedron. Each set comes with 12 pentagons, and the more kits you buy, the more complex the objects can get. They come in Slate, Cobalt, Aqua, and Lava.

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FlipNetik Kinetic Desk Toy

Collective Carry’s polished kinetic toy flips, spins, and slides, giving your idle hands something to do while sitting at your desk on endless Zoom calls. Made from aerospace-grade zinc alloy, it comes in black, silver, and gold finishes in both hexagon and square designs. Save 23% in The Awesomer Shop.

Hoglet Fidget Mouse

Hoglet Fidget Mouse

This bumpy computer mouse from HedgeHog Health is designed to provide kids with learning challenges like ASD or ADHD with physical stimulation. But one look at the colorful and tactile surface of these pointing devices, and we want one of them on our desk too. Pre-orders start shipping in December 2020.

VersiCube Aluminum Plaything

VersiCube Aluminum Plaything

The VersiCube is a unique object made from CNC-machined aluminum. KAD Models and Prototypes‘ cubes allow light to shine through, and provide a nice tactile feel. They come in 1.375″ and 0.5″ sizes, and a version with pegs for 3D Tic Tac Toe. Profits go to the Advanced Manufacturing Program at the Vermont Technical College.

Monkey Bars Fidget Toy

Monkey Bars Fidget Toy

Looking for a unique fidget toy? Monkey Bars offer up lots of fun for your fingertips. They feature a patented design which uses bent stainless steel pins that turn and slide as you play with their aluminum handles. Their first model, the 2020-R has grooved handles as shown in the video.

Aluminum Infinity Cube

Aluminum Infinity Cube

Mechforce’s mindbending fidget toy features a series three metal cubes nested one inside of the other. The entire thing is CNC-machined from a single billet of aluminum. Measures 1″ x 1″ x 1″, and includes a removable keychain ring.

Flipo Flip Kinetic Toy

Flipo Flip Kinetic Toy

Machined from a solid hunk of aluminum or brass, the Flipo Flip offers a unique take on the desktop fidget toy. This metal plaything is designed to feel great in the hand, and is perfectly weighted for flipping, spinning, and manipulation with your fingers. Available in hexagonal and square designs.

Best Fidget Toys 2020

Best Fidget Toys 2020

Looking for a good way to burn off a little stress? Fidgeting is a good way to occupy your mind and to focus on something other than the day’s worries. The guys over at Everyday Carry have picked out 10 of their favorite fidget toys, including one of our go-tos, the stainless steel Mechforce EDC Gyroscope.

Square Wave Spinner

Square Wave Spinner

Designed by Wales-based sculptor Ivan Black, this hypnotic, kinetic plaything is made from 21 interconnected metal rods, which can be spun and twisted to produce visually-stimulating patterns inspired by the Fibonacci sequence. It’s available in silver, gold, bronze, or a limited edition scarlet color. Be sure to watch the video.

Kinetic Fragrance Spinner

Keep your car, office, or home smelling fresh, and distract your mind at the same time with this sculptural metal aromatherapy diffuser. Just give it a gentle spin, and its optical illusion rings spin, while the plate underneath disperses fragrance. Includes five scent discs, and a removable adhesive for installation.

Mechforce Gyroscope Toy

Mechforce Gyroscope Toy

A premium fidget plaything made from machined stainless steel, it features spinners that operate on multiple axes. A smooth-spinning ceramic bearing rotates its center, while four microbearings enable the horizontal and vertical spinners.

KP OrbitPen

KP OrbitPen

This unique writing instrument doubles as a desktop fidget toy. It collapses down to a stubby size that fits between your index finger and thumb letting you spin it freely in your hand. Its companion desk stand also allows spinning and doubles as a letter opener.

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Vortecon Kinetic Desk Toy

Vortecon Kinetic Desk Toy

Looking for a cool alternative to fidget spinners? This metal desk toy spins smoothly on its leather base to reveal a hypnotic optical illusion thanks to the spiral engraved into its surface. Choose from steel, brass, or copper, and stack multiples for even more fun!

Deal: Nanodots Gyro Duo Desk Toy

Deal: Nanodots Gyro Duo Desk Toy

A unique alternative to fidget spinners, this set of spheres have gimbal-mounted rare earth magnets inside, causing them to attract, repel, and roll in unexpected ways. Set includes two gyroscopic magnet spheres, and two proxy magnet spheres.

Rocket-powered Fidget Spinner

Rocket-powered Fidget Spinner

Every time we think we’re done with the fidget spinner fad, somebody comes along and amps these silly playthings up to the next level. The Backyard Scientist decided that he couldn’t spin his fast enough, so he added a propulsion system, and upping the danger factor by 100x.

Meta Fidget Spinner

Meta Fidget Spinner

We’re not sure if Louis Weisz’s creation is making fun of or simply perpetuating the whole fidget spinner epidemic, but what we do know is that if his goal was to make the most obnoxious fidget spinner that he could, he succeeded.

Meteorite Fidget Spinner Knife

Meteorite Fidget Spinner Knife

EDC and viral toys collide with this fidget spinner that doubles as a pocket knife. Don’t worry, the blade stays tucked when folded. So it’s not as cool as a butterfly knife, but it’s not as dangerous (or illegal) either.

DIY Budget Fidget Spinners

DIY Budget Fidget Spinners

We’ve seen several impressive DIY fidget spinners, but if you just want a simple and cheap version check out this 1-minute guide by 5-Minute Crafts. They require only common materials like ball bearings, hot glue and modeling clay.

DIY Batman Fidget Spinner

DIY Batman Fidget Spinner

If you ask us, there are already way too many fidget spinners. But if were going to play with one, it would have to be PressTube’s awesome custom build – an oversize brass triple spinner made by melting and molding bullet casings, then quenching them with liquid nitrogen.

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Picking the Best Fidget Toy

Picking the Best Fidget Toy

Fidget toys are pretty much turning up everywhere these days. How do you choose which one is best for keeping your mind and fingertips occupied? Drop by Everyday Carry, and they’ve got a handy rundown of some of the many kinds of fidget toys out there.

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