DIY CRAFT: CALMING & SENSORY RELAXATION Glitter Bottle
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Instructions and shopping list to make your own glitter sensory bottle for your classroom, daycare or home setting! Instantly calm your kiddo from a meltdown or being overstimulated. Give them something to focus on during a tantrum or time-out. Let them investigate and watch the beautiful glitter as they shake, swirl or twirl!
1.) Voss Plastic Bottles (these are the BEST type to use for this project. They are the perfect height and size and easy to Gorilla glue shut to prevent accidents!
(the water delicious so you won’t waste it! 😉 )
2.) Elmer’s Clear Glue – OR Elmers Clear Glitter Glue
—> if you get the big jug, make 2 projects & use to make SLIME!
4.) ALL the Glitter you can think of and or sequins!
—> Silver, Blue, Green, GLOW IN THE DARK, Pink, Red, Purple, MULTI
(Click the color you’d like and it’ll take you there!)
—> List of SEQUINS
HOW TO MAKE THE SENSORY JAR:
*This sensory jar is made with about 20% glue, 80% water, and as much glitter as desired – I don’t have exact proportions because bottles can be different sizes.
*Pour Elmer’s clear glue and hot water into the bottle.
*Add your food coloring, and glitter.
* Now shake, shake, shake!
* Let it set, you’ll see everything shift – but all you need to do is shake it up to make it all flow! I did add the glow in the dark glitter to ours, but it didn’t seem to glow :/
—-> There are a TON of fun other things you can add to these bottles – experiment and make different jars! Have the kids help in making their own jar! Here are more ideas:
Lego people, jungle animals, Little fish, little bugs …and more!
* When you are satisfied with the amount of glitter, toys & fun – Gorilla glue that lid shut! You don’t want this spilling all over the place!!
Don’t forget to share with your friends – make a gift for a friends – these make EXCELLENT Teacher gifts that they can use with their students!
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