How to Make a Glitter Jar

Mindfulness, or the ability to be fully present and aware, is an important skill for children to develop. In this post, learn how to make a glitter jar to promote mindfulness and calm in your home or classroom.

  • Glass or plastic jars with lids 16-ounce
  • 1/2 cup Glitter glue or clear glue
  • Distilled water
  • High-temperature hot glue gun optional
  • 1–2 tsp Glitter
  1. Pour 1/2 cup of distilled water into the jar. 

  2. Pour 1/2 cup of glitter glue or clear glue into the jar. 

  3. Add 1–2 teaspoons of extra glitter to the jar.

  4. Fill up the remainder of the jar with distilled water.

  5. If desired, use a hot glue gun to squeeze a ring of glue around the lid of the jar. Press the lid onto the jar and secure with the metal ring.

  6. Shake the jar well to distribute the glitter. 

  7. Your DIY glitter jar is complete!