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Glitter jars: How to make your own calm down jar or bottle

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Glitter jars: How to make your own calm down jar or bottle

Glitter jars: How to make your own calm down jar or bottle. Instead of using these for calming down though, I'll probably use them for plane/car trips and restaurants. Perhaps adding small bath toys to them would add to the intrigue as well? - Nessa More

Glitter jars: How to make your own calm down jar or bottle

These magical glitter jars, also known as calm down jars, are designed to help relax stressed out children (or adults, for that matter!) The perfect DIY sensory toy for you to make together.

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."

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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.

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The Mind Jar is a meditation tool to use when you are stressed. When you shake the jar the glitter (your thoughts) are all over the place. Watch them slowly settle while you calm down. From blog, "Here We Are Together".

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Hush Bottles: the calm down solution- 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!

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Mix together ingredients in a plastic bottle. Takes 5 minutes for contents to settle. Great idea for quiet reflection time for kids!

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