Love this idea! Consequences That Actually Work! "Forced apologies don’t teach true remorse and reconciliation... Parents can set kids up for sincere reconciliation. ...Restitution consequences encourage personal responsibility and usually end with one child feeling cared for and the other feeling caring."
Another "calming jar" idea: your kids shake the bottle and then have to watch it till the glitter settles to the bottom. This one has the advantage of being in non-breakable plastic bottles. Also, you can superglue the lids on, so the kids don't open the bottles and drink the glitter glue while they're "calming down."
21 creative consequences for kids. Disciplining our children takes dedication and effort. It also helps to mix in a little creativity when needed. The creative consequences from parenting expert, Lisa Welchel, might seem a little strong, but let them inspire you to come up with your own, and pair them with the 7 Steps to Tried and True Discipline.
This sweet little activity allows children to interview their parents about their "love story". It might be endearing to videotape the interview--and watch it on an anniversary.