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!
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 rain when tipped from top to bottom. Discovery bottles are also great for no mess safe sensory play. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can safely investigate small objects without the risk of choking on them.