Activity 5: Make a Calm Down Jar
You will need;
  • A jar or plastic bottle
  • A jug of warm water
  • 60ml glitter glue
  • 3 drops of gel food colouring
  • 60g-80g glitter
  1. Add warm water to the jar until it reaches about ⅓ of the way up.
  2. Add glitter glue.
  3. Add food colouring.
  4. Add glitter.
  5. Top up the jar with the remaining water, make sure you leave some space at the top so you can shake the glitter in the jar.
How to use it?

Shake the glitter in the jar and watch as it settles back to the bottom. Encourage children to use the jar when they need some time out or to calm down.