Kids' settle down jar...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.

DIY "timeout" glitter bottles. Shake it up before timeout starts and their time is up when the glitter settles. Keeps them calm and gives them time to think about what they've done.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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).

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.

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 :)

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

How do you make a calm down jar- Here are six different recipes. 6 Ways to Make a Calm Down Jar by Preschool Inspirations. There are links to other awesome sensory bottles at the end.

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