a 'calm down jar' - shake the jar and the child has to watch the jar until the glitter settles. great alternative to using 'time out' as calm down time. grownups can use this too!

DIY calm down jars...I need to make a few of these. I definitely have students that could use them. :)

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar.. Or in my case a galaxy bottle for learning about the third day of creation

Mind calming jars -- with great directions and explanations!

How To Make Fairies In A Jar This is something everyone will love you can just imagine the look on your childs face when they see this and its something they will never forget so its worth a little work on this one. FAIRIES IN A JAR DIRECTIONS: 1. Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter 2. Seal the top wi

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The "Mom, I'm Bored" Jar...Some of the activities are fun, some of them are not, so before your kids decide to have you entertain them, they really need to decide if its worth it or not! They might get “Make cookies with Mom”, or they might get “Pull weeds.” They could get “Play in the sprinklers”, or they could get “Do a chore of Mom’s choice!”

easy to make, even without measurements. Turned out pretty good. OH, don't add boiling water to the plastic bottle. I also added food coloring to get more color.

Toddler busy ideas. Spent quite a bit of time getting ideas!

I must have one for my 2nd child

Mind Jar-Watch the glitter sink to the bottom as a meditation tool. The temperature of the water determines length of time this takes.A Mind Jar is a meditation tool to use whenever a child feels stressed, overwhelmed or upset. Imagine the glitter as your thoughts. When you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts, then watch them slowly settle while you calm down".

i spy bottle.... thinking of making it specific to sounds/blends for articulation therapy

DIY Calming Jar. When your little ones need to calm down or simply needs a little break, have them shake this calming jar and instantly lift their mood. Glitter, clear Elmer's glue, hot water, and a few drops of food coloring. Done!

Break open a glow stick, dump it in a jar, shake it up and you have an instant glow stick lantern! Yay!

lace & twine diy jars

Making a Calm Jar

Glitter Slime

Calming Jar :: Time Out idea. Fill w/ hot water, add 1 tbs glitter glue, 3 tsp fine glitter, & a drop of blue food coloring. Have the child shake the jar & watch the glitter fall. When all the glitter has settled (and when the child has calmed down), then their time-out is over. It's quite soothing actually

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Make HUGE #bubbles in your #backyard or local #park with this ingenious #bubble #solution recipe! The #kids will have #fun with this #DIY for hours! #kidactivities #summer