There are a lot of stress toys. Like stress balls and the latest fad – fidgets. But are they actually useful?
Actually, yes. When done right. A lot of people who have anxiety simply need something to do with their hands, so they can focus on a task. For example – listening to a lecture or a lesson.
Studies do claim that such toys help with focus issues. But of course, these matters are individual. Such toys can work for some people, but they also may have no effect at all on others. The good thing is that toys are harmless. So, you may give it a try and see if fidgets or other toys will be helpful in a case of anxiety.
There are also quite a lot of various toys. There are countless of different fidgets and maybe you don’t even need fidgets. maybe a stuffed animal will be more helpful and will provide with a more calming effect. After all hugging a cute plushie is known to help battle depression.
In the end, there are a lot of possibilities that come with toys. While they don’t necessarily guarantee results, it’s worth giving it a try. The point is that toys aren’t just a way to play around and entertain. They can and do help with basic learning, fine motor skills and many other issues. Then can also help with anxiety, too. It’s worth trying out.