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! wow this is such a good idea! if they mess with the bottle their time out time is longer... interesting
plastic bottle + vegetable oil (half fill the bottle) + water (fill the rest of the bottle + 10 drops food coloring + alka-seltzer (broken into pieces, placed 1 at a time into the bottle) = lava bottle
Calm bottle It can be hard for kids to decompress or calm-down for bedtime. We have a collection of Go-to Sleep activities that are perfect for kids growing out of afternoon naps, but who still need some “down time” activities, but we don’t have something for bedtime. Bedtime is not the time for play, for toys, …
craft for toddlers--fill bottle halfway w/water, allow toddler to place small objects inside (plastic and metal make cool noises; ribbon, pom-poms and glitter are fun to watch). close up tightly for and watch baby play w/his or her creation!
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.