Calming jar-tell child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom - I think I love this idea. Better than a simple time out for temper tantrums. some days I think that I need a calming jar.
Time Out Jar. The goal is that when they are feeling out of control, they shake the jar, then sit and watch the glitter settle in the water. When the glitter settles, they can get up. A more positive spin on time out. Adults can use Time outs too.
Calm-down & time-out bottles: Fill a bottle full of water. Add one bottle of glitter glue & ultra fine glitter. Send this bottle with your child to timeout - to watch it settle and calm him/her. Once the glitter has settled, time-out is up!
Put rice in 5 different solo cups then you can make the that way as well also our kids had fun with putting them back in 10 min every day my two older ones separated the rice and they glued it to page (Bottle Bag Sensory Play)
Calm Down Jar - A creative approach to time-out. Child first shakes the jar to get their frustrations out, then they're asked to wait until the glitter has all settled on the bottom. That's when time-out is over. The kids can even make the timeout jar.
Galaxy Jar DIY Hold the Galaxy Glowing in your hands
Homemade Bath Crayons from Little Crunchy Mama: Buy some glycerin soap at a craft store. Melt it in the microwave, add food coloring, and pour into an ice cube tray. Takes about an hour to cool completely, then pop out of the mold and you have crayons!
Extra chores for when kids are naughty, whiney, tattle-taling, etc.what a great idea. Maybe call it the consequence jar, have white papers for older kids and pink for younger ones! Be great to also have a rewards jar for extra good behavior!
Tired of kids asking for a drink of water every two seconds and pulling new cups out of the cupboard? Why not make cups that stick on the fridge with magnets? They can grab a cup, get their own water, then stick it back in the same spot. How fun!
"Stay in bed until you see the sun!" This clock displays a sleepy star during nighttime hours, and a cheerful sun during the day. Parents choose what time the sun appears, so the child knows when it's ok to get out of bed. For toddler years.
Teach Your Child to Read - Our Class Rules poster that any Kindergarten student, pre-K student, Transitional Kindergarten student can all read! FREEBIE - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.
Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work
Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.