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To calm your mind. A mind jar!
The Mind Jar..... Alternative to a time-out... Use it to get a child settled... when the glitter settles back to the bottom it represents our thoughts settling back down, and gives the child time to re-center before joining the group again. Great idea for home or classroom!
Mind Jar -- meditation tool for all ages: "when stressed, overwhelmed, or upset, imagine the glitter as your thoughts/emotions. when you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts/emotions. then watch as they slowly settle together, and you calm down."