DIY spirograph! A do-it-yourself drawing machine comprised of an oak cotton reel, peg, felt tip pen, rubber band, and a small bit of wax. http://www.alllovelystuff.com/product_info.php?products_id=62=USD=650808aa12ea6888707bc12dfe03f154
Calm Down Spot? Try this Rain Bottle. Fill a dry, empty bottle with a box of toothpicks. Add uncooked rice to the bottle. Leave an empty space of about 11/2 inches at the top. Seal the lid. As you gently turn the bottle, the rice falls through the toothpicks sounding like rain.