An easy upcylcled and naturally sourced DIY rainstick musical sensory bottle that will help children learn to self-regulate. This calm down jar is a musical instrument that is fun for kids to watch and listen to. It makes the gentle pitter-pat sound of rain when tipped from top to bottom. Discovery bottles are also great for no mess safe sensory play. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can safely investigate small objects without the risk of choking on them.
Here's a how-to for every 007 wannabe: A hollow-bottomed soda can safe perfect to hide your family jewels. Or you can buy one at Diversion-Safes for about 11 bucks (plus 7 bucks for shipping and handling, of course.) Pic via instructions at How 2 Do Stuff.