Calm Down Jar - A creative approach to time-out. Child first shakes the jar to get their frustrations out, then they're asked to wait until the glitter has all settled on the bottom. That's when time-out is over. The kids can even make the timeout jar.
Calming jar-tell child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom - I think I love this idea. Better than a simple time out for temper tantrums. some days I think that I need a calming jar.
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Intended Audience: Parents and Teachers Developmental Period: Early childhood Why I picked it: This article stood out to me because I remembered learning the importance of make believe play in this class, and felt it was important.