Time out 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, …

FAIRIES IN A JAR DIRECTIONS: 1. Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter 2. Seal the top with a lid. 3. Shake

Homemade Glitter Gak recipe - the kids LOVE this stuff!! It takes a minute to make and provides hours of entertainment. Recipe on { lilluna.com }

Genius idea if bringing kids to fairs/parades/amusement parks... write your phone # on child's hand and cover it in liquid bandage... temp tattoo that won't come off in water

Genius! Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to manipulate them. kids will stay busy for hours. So will I.

several fun things to grow in the classroom, with quick results for the kids to see.

MOON SAND: Just 8 cups of flour and 1 cup of baby oil, really soft and easy to clean up. How fun!.

Swinging Nerf targets with plastic cups - FUN!

Cool idea! Once a month for their lives, put $10 in a photo album for your kids....around $2000 by the time they graduate/turn 18

Cinnamon in the Sandbox - It keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants... but I never thought of this! Brilliant!

Start with bottle tops and then glue on foam stickers…instant stamps!

Pinner said, "Calming jar: tell child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom. Such a good, calming tactic. I may need my own!"

Magnetic Puzzle

DIY calm down jars...I tried a sensory bag recently and no matter what I did it leaked, like this much better :)

toddler toy!

Make your own bubble solution & store in old juice bottles (you can make your own wands, too!)

Who decided changing a baby from the side was a good idea? one day I'll be glad I pinned this!

Cookies, candies or whatever else. Just plan some time in advance to let the pringles smell air out.

"Hush" Bottles: the calm down solution -- perfect idea for the classroom -- help calm a child down instead of punish...time out