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Calming Glitter Jars for Preschoolers

A glitter jar is easy to make and a wonderful tool for helping kids calm down when big emotions get the best of them.
Prep Time10 mins
Keyword: Glitter Jars
Author: Jackie Currie


  • jar or bottle
  • funnel
  • measuring cup
  • hot water
  • clear glue
  • food colouring
  • glitter
  • stir stick


  • Pour clear glue to fill about 1/4 of your jar or bottle.
  • Fill the jar with hot water to about the 3/4 mark.
  • Add as much and as many colours of glitter as you'd like.
  • add 1-2 drops of food colouring to the bottle.
  • Stir well with stir stick.
  • Top up jar with more hot water.
  • Secure lid and shake.