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  • Danielle Porter

    LOVE this idea! Not so sure about having a glass jar in my classroom with cement floors....might have to save this for my future kids :)

  • Sophie Millner

    EDITED TO ADD: I'm pleased to see that people on Pinterest are finding this post, as I have found the Mind Jar to be a great parenting tool. After reading comments here and on Pinterest with worr...

  • Karine Therrien

    Some ideas to use during kids yoga classes and at home or in classroom

  • Amanda Hall

    i like this idea! chill-out jar : water, food coloring and glitter. Shake the jar and give to your child, they have to sit and watch the jar until the glitter settles. Good alternative to old fashioned "time out" !!!

  • M W

    A mind jar is a jar full or glitter glue, glitter and water. Swirl it around and relax while you watch the glitter fall to the bottom of the jar

  • Rose Guida

    Glitter jar - shake it and watch it until the glitter settles to the bottom. Great for calming down

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