a 'calm down jar' - shake the jar and the child has to watch the jar until the glitter settles. great alternative to using 'time out' as calm down time. Great idea till the kid throws the jar cause they are mad. Plastic jar would be a must.
Calm Down Jar: a meditation tool to use whenever a child feels stressed, overwhelmed or upset. They shake the jar, then sit and watch the glitter settle in the water. When the glitter settles, they can get up.
Learn how to make your own glittering mermaid tail sensory bottle! Calm down discovery jars like this glitter sensory bottle can be used for portable no mess safe sensory play, calming an overwhelmed (Glitter Bottle Calming)
Calm down jar - Creative approach to timeout. Child shakes the jar to get out frustrations, then they are asked to sit an wait while the glitter settles. When all the glitter is at the bottom, the timeout is over.
Homemade baby and toddler safe sensory paint. Ingredients are common household staples and are safe for babies and toddlers to taste. When fresh the paint is perfect for finger painting. After sitting for awhile the paint is a colorful, ooey sensory mat
"A Mind Jar is a meditation tool to use whenever a child feels stressed, overwhelmed or upset. When you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts, then watch them slowly settle while you calm down".
Calming jar-tell child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom - I think I love this idea. Better than a simple time out for temper tantrums. some days I think that I need a calming jar.