How to Make a Glitter Jar for Mindfulness — Easiest Recipe!

How to Make a Glitter Jar for Mindfulness — Easiest Recipe!

Making a glitter jar is an activity you can do with your kids to introduce them to how their mind works when experiencing difficult emotions and how to calm down during difficult times. Glitter jars have many names: I’ve seen them called glitter bottles, mind jars, mindfulness jars, calm bottles or calm down jars, galaxy jars, sparkle bottles, and more! I heard a cute story recently that one little boy called it his “mad jar”. No matter what you and your family call them, glitter jars can be a great…

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Collaborative Stick Art: A Mindfulness Game

Collaborative Stick Art: A Mindfulness Game

A cat, a volcano, or something else entirely? In this mindfulness game, each person starts with a handful of materials, and each person takes a turn to put down one item at a time to create a collaborative piece of art while everyone stays as silent as possible. The end result is sometimes very abstract, sometimes a picture evolves, and sometimes it’s just a pile of whatever materials you are using. This activity is suited for almost any age from older toddler and up. It helps you and your kids…

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