A calm down jar offers a fabulous way for kids (and for adults!) with special needs like autism, sensory processing disorder, OCD, and anxiety to learn the art of self-regulation. We’re teaching you what calm down jars are, and how and why they work, and we’re also sharing 17 DIY calm down jar recipes you can make at home for cheap. We’ve even included some glitter-free calm down jars to inspire you to be creative!
How a Glitter Jar Can Help Kids Control Their Feelings
An easy upcylcled and naturally sourced DIY rainstick musical sensory bottle that will help children learn to self-regulate. This calm down jar is a musical instrument that is fun for kids to watch and listen to. It makes the gentle pitter-pat sound of ra
Both children and adults will love this DIY Frozen-inspired snowstorm sensory bottle. A fun party favor idea for Disney Frozen birthday parties. Calm down bottles like this are most often used to help calm an overwhelmed or anxious child, as a “time out”
Learn how to make your own glittering mermaid tail sensory bottle! Calm down discovery jars like this glitter sensory bottle can be used for portable no mess safe sensory play, calming an overwhelmed child, and helping children learn to self-regulate.