School bans colorful ‘loom bracelets’

Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-21 11:07:55-04

NEW YORK, NY — A fad amongst elementary school students has been banned by a New York City school.

PS 87 school officials banned Rainbow Loom bracelets because they are distracting and have led to fights on the playground, according to CBS New York.

Any students caught with the bracelets must hand them over to a teacher. The bracelets will be returned to a parent.

Rainbow Loom bracelets are a popular fad with students, who have been bringing the bracelets to school, where they make trades and sometimes sell the bracelets to each other.

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