The Settle Down Jar: tell child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom. You can make different colored ones for different kids, blue, purple, pink, green...

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.

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."

"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".

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar by Preschool Inspirations-37

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar by Preschool made two jars and I think I'm hooked! I like how she shows different jars and talks a bit about how the different ingredients cause different settling times and effects.

Lego Calm Down Jar...2 ingredients. Shake...watch the glitter settle and the minifigure rise!

LEGO Calm Down Jar

I made these calm down jars for my classroom Take a Break Kits last year! Original pin:LEGO Calm Down Jar - Lemon Lime Adventures. I used Voss water bottles (cylindrical and plastic! These jars were a huge hit across grade levels!

Best instructions on making a Settle Down Jar from Momma Owl's Lab. She tells how to adjust the settling time.

Momma Owl's Lab: Glitter Jars "mind jars" or "calm down jars" whatever you want to call them. This post is great because she gives you different recipes with different times for the glitter to settle!

Calming Jar to add to a Peace basket to help your little ones calm down and begin to reason again :)

A starry night jar, or calm jar (shake and sit and look at it instead of a time out kind of thing to calm down).

a 'calm down jar' - shake the jar and the child has to watch the jar until the glitter settles.

How to make a Calm Down Jar

A Calm Down Jar. Shake the jar and the child has to watch the jar until the glitter settles. What is a mind jar? It’s a jar full or glitter glue, glitter and water. Swirl it around and relax while you watch the glitter fall to the bottom of the jar.

A calm down jar ... if your child is frustrated give them this glitter jar, shake, and by the time the glitter settles they are calm (hopefully). Mine will not be glass. I learned from the "snow globe incident of 2011".

A calm down jar . if your child is frustrated give them this glitter jar, shake, and by the time the glitter settles they are calm (hopefully). I learned from the "snow globe incident of

Calm Down Jar    This cute Time Out idea was on Pinterest and I decided I must make one!    All I did was fill up a pint jar with water, 1 drop of blue food coloring and some glitter.  I have whichever kid is "doing time" shake the bottle and watch it settle.  Once the glitter has settled, they've had time to calm down and talk about their problem.  It's quite soothing actually

Kids' settle down jar.pint jar with water, 1 drop of blue food coloring and some glitter. shake the bottle and watch it settle. Once the glitter has settled, they've had time to calm down and talk about their problem.

How do you make a calm down jar- Here are six different recipes. 6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar by Preschool Inspirations

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar. Great way to help students take a little brain break, calm down or refocus.

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar by Preschool Inspirations-37

6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar

Sensory "Calm Down" bottles. What they are, why they work, and how to make your own! {Photo credit: My Crazy Blessed Life}

Relax Bottle/Time Out Timer: Glitter bottles for kids to hold during time out. Once all the glitter settles the child can get out of time out. It takes about 5 minutes for all the glitter to fall to the bottom. Helps kids calm down during time out.

This is a mindfulness jar. The glitter represents your thoughts and emotions. As the glitter settles and you sit still, notice your breath and your thoughts settling down, too.

This is a mindfulness jar. The glitter represents your thoughts and emotions. As the glitter settles and you sit still, notice your breath and your thoughts settling down, too // might need this soon lmfao

Calm-Down-Mind Jar by herewearetogether: '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.' Made with glitter glue, hot water, food coloring and a tiny tub of glitter. #Calming_Mind_Jar #Kids #Crafts #Meditation

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.

time out jar- shake the jar, when the glitter all settles you're done. Supposedly helps them concentrate on calming down while they watch the glitter...I'm totally making this, I love the idea!

TIME OUT GLITTER JAR Shake it up. When the glitter falls to the bottom, time out is over. It also helps kids calm down as they watch the glitter :)

After a long night of trick-or-treating, settle down with this recipe for Oreo Hot Cocoa, garnished with Halloween Oreos, of course!

35 Wicked Ways to Use Mason Jars This Halloween

Oreo Hot Cocoa is just like a cookies and cream milkshake- but warm, delicious and perfect for fall and after a long night of trick-or-treating for Halloween!

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