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    A calm jar. I SO need one of these on my desk right now! You fill the jar with colored water and glitter. When you are upset you shake the jar and have to watch it until the glitter completely settles. The time it takes is enough time for you to settle your emotions.

    Making a Calm Jar

    The Mind Jar is a meditation tool to use when you are stressed. When you shake the jar the glitter (your thoughts) are all over the place. Watch them slowly settle while you calm down. From blog, "Here We Are Together".

    Alka Seltzer Blob Bottles!! - Such a great craft to do with kids! Need: 1 Liter (or any size) bottle, regular water, cooking oil, food coloring, and Alka Seltzer. Pour 3 quarters of a cup of water into the bottle, then fill the bottle the rest of the way up with your cooking oil. Next you want to wait for a little bit or until the water has settled at the bottom of the bottle and the oil at the top of it. Then pick your favorite color and pour about 8 drops of the food coloring into the b...

    calm down bottle timer

    Universe in a jar

    cute. Fairies in a jar. DIRECTIONS: 1. Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter 2. Seal the top with a lid. 3. Shake. I found glow sticks at the Dollar Tree. I used a mason jar that I had left over from the Salt Art in a Jar project. **WARNINGS AND TIPS: "Be sure to read the warning on the back of the glowstick package. The ones I used were nontoxic but will stain clothes. Also, I used glowstick necklaces with the thought that it would be easier to cut than a thick glow stick."*

    Directions to make fairies in a Jar - Party supplies, party decorations, party products, wedding supplies, party decorations

    FLIES will never come in your house again! Pennies hung in a baggie of water near the door. Everyone in Israel used this trick at restaurants!

    monogrammed mason jars

    Time out bottle

    How to make mini water blobs. These would be great for a summer party for kids!

    First get a bucket of warm water, not too hot, with a cup full of epsom salt. Allow salt to dissolve before placing your feet inside. Once the salt has dissolved, place your feet inside of the water, allow to soak for up to 30 minutes. 2 Remove feet from water after 3o minutes. Scrub gently with toothbrush to remove all loose, dry skin. This only takes a small amount of time. The skin should be very easy to remove. Rinse feet with water and pat dry with towel, need for summer!

    White rice + food coloring + rubbing alcohol = Rainbow rice! A very less messy alternative to sandboxes.

    Calming Jar-tell your child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom. If you want to make your own calming jar (good for moms as well) they are really easy! All you need to do is: jar or bottle with a lid 1 tbsp of clear glue (or glitter glue) to each 1 cup of (hot) water to fill the jar add in glitter (about 1 inch of glitter) food coloring (optional)

    Chalk Rockets- these chalk filled rockets fly high into the air, creating beautiful exploding art all over the pavement. Way too FUN! (only a few materials needed for this fun activity, too!)

    "always working" coupon codes for redbox :)- sweet!

    Bored Jar

    jar of questions to ask your family at dinner time. make dinner fun!