Sensory Glitter Calm down Bottles


I got this post from Autistic and More which is my site also, I have 2 boys both with Autism and Bipolar (8 and 17). I made these a couple years ago and they have gone missing so I am going to make some more and different kind (which I will share next week as I make them).

You will need:

A Bottle

A Bottle of Glitter Glue

Glitter, both fine and regular

Hot Water (not boiling)

Glue for the cap

I found these water bottles at the store and loved their design. I removed all the labels. But you can use any kind of bottle you want, yes I was even brave enough to make one from glass today (which I will blog about next week).

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I add a bottle (they are small bottles) of glitter glue to each bottle from the Dollar Tree.

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I poured the hot water into each bottle about half way to mix the glitter glue and water better, it did cause a lot of bubble and made it hard to fill at the end.

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I add a bottle of glitter and 2 to 3 packs of the fine glitter to each. Again these are from the dollar tree.

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Then I filled the rest of the bottle with the hot water and Glued the cap on. Make sure the cap is really on there or you will have a mess. Another tip is my daughter through her’s and the cap broke, it didn’t open but it had sharp edges. I was able to tape over to prevent she from getting hurt.

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The results are the red one is settling fast, the purple the next fastest, and the green is not settling at all. I am not sure why because they all have the same glitter in it.

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I am working on more bottles this week for my Neno because he is having really bad anxiety and emotional regression issue, so I want to calm him down. I am thinking different bottles this time with themes. I just made a treasure hunt one with sand, glitter, and treasure. I have stuff for snow themed, letters, galaxy, and ocean themed.

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One response to “Sensory Glitter Calm down Bottles

  1. Pingback: Time Out or Calm Down Bottle (Glitter Bottle) for Zays Stress Box | Autistic and More Blog Therapy·

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