Calm Down Jar.  It is really easy to make.  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.

Calm Down Jar. It is really easy to make. 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.

Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up! wow this is such a good idea! if they mess with the bottle their time out time is longer... interesting

Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up! wow this is such a good idea! if they mess with the bottle their time out time is longer... interesting

Good for focusing children. Shake it up and watch it separate again! science project?

Good for focusing children. Shake it up and watch it separate again! science project?

This is my new favourite Pinterest find! I can't believe all the fun, cheap, easily attainable stuff on this blog. A-MAY-zing!

This is my new favourite Pinterest find! I can't believe all the fun, cheap, easily attainable stuff on this blog. A-MAY-zing!

Reach for the stars without leaving the house! This adorable starry night box fort is just one of 10 awesome ideas to try with your kids. (via Life As Mama)

10 Awesome Fort Ideas To Build With Your Kids

Reach for the stars without leaving the house! This adorable starry night box fort is just one of 10 awesome ideas to try with your kids. (via Life As Mama)

75 Kid Activities you can do with your children or grandchildren that will give them a lifetime of memories. Do them more than once? Yes, please!!

75 Kid Activities you can do with your children or grandchildren that will give them a lifetime of memories. Do them more than once? Yes, please!!

Mind Jar -- meditation tool for all ages: "when stressed, overwhelmed, or upset, imagine the glitter as your thoughts/emotions. when you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts/emotions. then watch as they slowly settle together, and you calm down."

Mind Jar -- meditation tool for all ages: "when stressed, overwhelmed, or upset, imagine the glitter as your thoughts/emotions. when you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts/emotions. then watch as they slowly settle together, and you calm down."

Glitter Jar - use to help a child calm down from a tantrum. Have child sit still and watch the glitter fall to the bottom.  Once glitter has settled, discuss the situation with the child.

Glitter Jar - use to help a child calm down from a tantrum. Have child sit still and watch the glitter fall to the bottom. Once glitter has settled, discuss the situation with the child.

Night Sky Activities for Preschool: Galaxy Slime - Twodaloo

Night Sky Activities for Preschool: Galaxy Slime

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