We have a "calm down" spot and a "time out" spot. I like this for calming down but seems too much like a reward in time out.

We have a "calm down" spot and a "time out" spot. I like this for calming down but seems too much like a reward in time out.

Looking for something fun to do with your used plastic water bottles? Grab some sparkly glitter glue and make your own DIY meditation or time out bottle.

Looking for something fun to do with your used plastic water bottles? Grab some sparkly glitter glue and make your own DIY meditation or time out bottle.

DIY Calm down sensory bottles are used for portable no mess safe sensory play for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, to calm an anxious child, to help children learn to meditate, and as a "time out" timer for kids. This article includes links to resources available to help learn more about their uses and how to make DIY sensory bottles.

DIY Calm down sensory bottles are used for portable no mess safe sensory play for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, to calm an anxious child, to help children learn to meditate, and as a "time out" timer for kids. This article includes links to resources available to help learn more about their uses and how to make DIY sensory bottles.

How To Make Sandglass Time Out Stool From Recycled Plastic Bottle  http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/fbi6  Instead of banishing your children to the dungeon every time they have a hissy fit, why not use this clever 'Time Out Stool'.   You can make one using a recycled plastic bottle.  What do you think?

How To Make Sandglass Time Out Stool From Recycled Plastic Bottle http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/fbi6 Instead of banishing your children to the dungeon every time they have a hissy fit, why not use this clever 'Time Out Stool'. You can make one using a recycled plastic bottle. What do you think?

Time out/calm down bottles- original source. If child is too excited or angry or agitated, give them their bottle. They shake it up really well & sit somewhere quiet. Once the glitter is all settled (~5 mins) their time is up. If they try to mess with the bottle, it will only make their time out longer.

Time out/calm down bottles- original source. If child is too excited or angry or agitated, give them their bottle. They shake it up really well & sit somewhere quiet. Once the glitter is all settled (~5 mins) their time is up. If they try to mess with the bottle, it will only make their time out longer.

Have better time-outs!    Oh, you're really upset? Hey look over here at this sparkly bottle. Shake it up. Watch it settle. All is calm and time-out is over! Now it's time to talk about what happened calmly.

Have better time-outs! Oh, you're really upset? Hey look over here at this sparkly bottle. Shake it up. Watch it settle. All is calm and time-out is over! Now it's time to talk about what happened calmly.

Discovery jars like this DIY butterfly sensory bottle craft can be used for safe no mess sensory play, a science teaching aid, a time out tool, and to help an anxious child (or adult) calm down and unwind. They're also an easy way for babies and toddlers to safely investigate items without the risk of choking on them.

Discovery jars like this DIY butterfly sensory bottle craft can be used for safe no mess sensory play, a science teaching aid, a time out tool, and to help an anxious child (or adult) calm down and unwind. They're also an easy way for babies and toddlers to safely investigate items without the risk of choking on them.

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