Calming Jar- Tell the child that he/she needs a break and may return when everything has settled to the bottom of the jar. Perfect

Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up. << not a half bad idea...

DIY Mind Jar for Children - alternative for timeouts (see blog for more info about how to make and use the mind jar)

This made me laugh...oh the memories of 'unique' items rescued from the pockets of little boys (and big boys too)!

101 Cheap, Entertaining Child and Family Activities for the Summer and spring

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".

Recycle those glass candle jars into cute storage containers!

If you write a letter to your childs favorite Disney character they will write back and send an autographed picture. This is the address.

LOVE canvas using child's hand and feet

Trace hand at every birthday and see it grow

Make cardboard cars for your children and have an indoor drive in movie!

Sensory “Calm Down” Bottles: What they are, why they work, and how to make them. Photo credit: My Crazy Blessed Life

Kool-Aid Playdough Recipe-Made this 3/27/13....We make a lot of play-dough. This was definitely our favorite! The smells made it amazing :)

calm down jar. i should do this again

hundreds of FREE children's books you can read online or download to you e-library

Silky soft play dough for kids using 2 ingredients. 1 cup conditioner (the cheaper the better), 2 cups cornflour/cornstarch, Glitter (optional)

Make an ABC collage book with your child

why have I never thought of this? Perfect for kids meds

How to not raise a brat. This will come in handy :)

Great idea! Kids determine their own allowance- the harder they choose to work, the more $ the EARN! Would help kids to see that WORK is the reason we have what we do in life :)

What a lovely system for organizing the crayons. It makes an attractive centerpiece while they're coloring. And putting the supplies away becomes a game. Simply done with painted baby food jars.