Fidget spinners may be doing your kids more harm than good

DENVER -- Fidget spinners are seemingly everywhere these days but it turns out that the popular devices aren't new and not necessarily healthy for your kids, either.

According to psychologist Dr. Sheryl Gonzalez-Ziegler, the spinners, which have been touted as a way to reduce anxiety in children, may be more damaging your child's ability to focus.

She claims that excess use of the devices may be distracting, particularly in the classroom and she likens use of a spinner to that of an iPad.

Gonzalez-Ziegler encourages parents to set boundaries regarding amount of time kids have access to spinners and where they are allowed to use them.