The Best Fidget Toys

Fidget toys and related sensory toys have become a mainstay of our culture. These toys aren’t just for kids–many adults enjoy soothing experiences provided by unique fidget spinners, poppers, and other sensory-based kits. 

Let’s take a look at some of the best fidget and related-sensory toys available for the start of 2023!

Tangle Therapy Fidget Toys

Tangle Therapy twistable therapy devices are an ergonomic approach to hand therapy, minor stress relief, and much more. The soft, textured rubber bumps on each Tangle provide a one-of-a-kind sensory and tactile experience. Tangle Therapy provides therapeutic qualities to people of all ages!

Tangle Therapy

Tangle Therapy fidget toy. Photo of a Tangled Tangle Therapy fidget toy.

Tangle Therapy twistable therapy device is an ergonomic approach to minor stress relief, fine motor skills, and much more. Soft, textured rubber bumps on each Tangle Therapy provide a sensory and tactile experience. The motion is calming, fun, and productive!

Tangle Therapy Tangle Hairy

Tangle Therapy Tangle Hairy. Photo of the Tangle Hairy sensory toy.

Another twisty, turn-y, squiggly, and squirmy, Tangle Therapy sensory fidget toy–only this time it has double the texture! After you pick it up, you’ll find it’s hard to put it down. Available in many different bright colors, the Tangle Hairy is a must-have for every Tangle collector!

Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty

Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty helps build hand and finger strength through a fabulous tactile play experience. Thinking putty features unique, unexpected properties and provides relaxing, yet stimulating interaction for anyone–especially those with sensory integration issues.

Party Animals Thinking Putty

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty Party Animals. Photo of the thinking putty packaging.

Celebrate good times with the Party Animals edition of Thinking Putty! A bunch of Party Animals are gathered for the wildest party of the year and you’re invited. Find the 6 festive faces amongst the crowd in this great Thinking Putty Set.

Poke’N Dots Thinking Putty

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty Poken Dots. Photo of the Thinking Putty packaging.

Poke’N Dots is a Thinking Putty that crackles, snaps, and pops! A delightful blend of rainbow-colored beads makes up Poke’N Dots. Perfect your popping techniques and hear some unique yet magical sounds. The “poppabilities” are endless!

The Toy Network Snap and Click Toys

Snap and Click toys from the Toy Network are amazing sets that grant endless possibilities to anyone who sits down with one. Available in multiple styles and sizes, Snap and Click Puzzles are great for stress relief, fine motor skills, and encouraging creativity!

Snap And Click Spinner 4.33″ 

Snap And Click Spinner 4.33. Photo of a 5-pronged Snap and Click fidget spinner.

Snap and Click Spinners are customizable fidget spinners! These interesting kits are great for stress & anxiety relief, plus you can bend them any way you want! Make the fidget spinner of your dreams!

Snap And Click Puzzle 10.75″

Snap And Click Puzzle 10.75. Photo of 4 different styles of Snap and Click puzzles.

Snap and Click Puzzles let you click, snap, twist, and bend them into any shape you’d like! Click a snake shape together or snap up a mosaic pattern–the possibilities are endless. Available in a variety of colors, Snap and Click Puzzles make a great gift for people of all ages.

The Toy Network Wiggle Sensory Toys

Wiggle Sensory Toys is another great line from The Toy Network.

Wiggle Sensory Caterpillar 7.5″

Wiggle Sensory Caterpillar 7.5". Photo of two Wiggle Caterpillars in different colors.

Shaking a Wiggle Sensory Caterpillar allows you to see some wiggle and hear some squiggle (noises)! Available in a variety of colors, Wiggle Sensory Caterpillars are a great gift for young children who need something fun but quiet to keep them occupied!

Wiggle Sensory Axolotl 7.5″

Wiggle Sensory Axolotl 7.5". Photo of the Axolotls in 4 different colors.

Real-life axolotls don’t have any bones… that’s why these sensory toys are so wiggly! Perfect for activities like some light ASMR, shake these Sensory Axolotls to hear them squiggle and see them wiggle! Great for keeping fidgety hands busy and relieving stress.

Top Trenz Jumble Magic Cubes

A new spin on a classic puzzle cube! Magic cubes are great for fidgeting and improving mental dexterity, while also allowing individual expression. Magic cubes can be folded into many different shapes and are easy to reshape. Find the style that fits your interests best!

Avocado Magic Jumble Cube

Avocado Magic Jumble Cube. Photo of the avocado magic jumble cube toy.

The Avocado Magic Jumble Cube features an adorable anthropomorphic avocado buddy! Flip the cube ‘tiles’ around and make an endless array of different shapes. Great for fidgeting and improving mental dexterity!

Ice Cream Magic Jumble Cube

Ice Cream Magic Jumble Cube. Photo of the ice cream magic jumble cube.

The Ice Cream Magic Jumble Cube is a fan favorite–because it’s so sweet! Similar to the Avocado Cube, the Ice Cream Cube features an anthropomorphized ice cream cone. Bend this cube into any style you can think up!

Game Controller Magic Jumble Cube

Game Controller Magic Jumble Cube. Photo of the game controller-style magic jumble cube.

The Game Controller Magic Jumble Cube is a great toy for older kids who need a fidget toy to focus their attention. This controller-style cube comes without a cute face painted on it. Also makes a great gift for gamers who will have some time to kill due to travel or school.

Top Trenz OMG Mega Pop Keychains

Introducing OMG! Mega Pop Keychains – BFF Edition! These fun bubble-popping fidget toys are great to take on the go! Each keychain has a hard shell exterior with soft silicone bubbles inside. Durable yet great for an easy-to-travel with sensory fidget toy!

More than just keychains, OMG Mega Pop Keychains:

  • Stick on glass, metal, & most hard surfaces
  • Rock back and forth on a table for fun suction cup popping noises
  • Pop-able, like your favorite pop balls

OMG Pop Rockers Keychain

OMG Pop Rockers Keychain. Photo of 8 different Pop Rockers keychains.

With 8 different characters to collect, OMG Pop Rockers Keychains can be a fun, ongoing hobby! Each keychain features an adorable ‘pop-afied’ animal–these little guys are ready to go when it comes to sensory/fidget toy time. Use them as a keychain or throw them in a toy bag–these Pop Rockers fit just about anywhere!

OMG Mega Pop Best Friend Keychains – Egg and Bacon

OMG Mega Pop Best Friend Keychains Egg and Bacon. Photo of the eggs & bacon keychains.

Mega Pop Best Friends is a great name for this Egg & Bacon BFF set–definitely breakfast best buds! This 2-piece set comes with an egg keychain and a bacon keychain. Both Mega Pop BFFs have a large pop button, allowing for some fidgeting on the go.

Oswald’s Toy Shop

Oswald’s has one of the best selections of toys, games, & activities for kids in the Naperville area. Stop by our store 7 days a week and check out our ever-changing selection of toys, games, and more.

If you have any questions about particular toys or want to inquire about special ordering a toy, let us know. Give us a call or send us an email. Our team members will be happy to help you find the perfect puzzle!