Calming Bottles

Supplies Needed

  • Clean plastic bottles

  • Water

  • Elmer’s glue

  • Glitter

  • Beads


1) Clean out the plastic bottle and remove labels if possible.

2) Fill about 2/3 of the bottle with water.

3) Add a small amount of glue.

4) Lastly, add glitter and beads.

4) Seal the bottle and shake.


Results + Outcomes

Calming bottles can be utilized as a self-regulation tool to help children who are overstimulated or upset calm down. We make these bottles agency-wide and use them in a variety of programs we offer.