Do you remember the exhilarating feeling of spinning until you were so dizzy, you fell down?  I do.  I loved it!  But, I was told by my parents not to do it because I might get hurt.  What they didn't realize is that spinning helps develop and stimulate our inner ear and helps our sense of balance.  Check out these two articles on spinning.

 http://www.awakeparent.com/Shelly/swinging-helps-kids-attention/

http://movingsmartblog.blogspot.com/2011/02/developing-balance-spin-cycle.html