Have you had to deal with a toddler tantrum lately that left you both emotionally and physically drained?

Well, there is a way that you can prevent this from happening again in the future and that’s with a sensory bottle.

A sensory bottle is a unique tool that you can use to help refocus your toddler’s energy and attention to objects, colors and sounds that are calming as well as mentally-stimulating.

If you need inspiration on how to create a sensory bottle of your own, check out the ideas below.


DIY Sensory Bottle Ideas for Calming Down Toddlers

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Sensory bottles have been around for ages and are useful when trying to get your toddler to calm down after a temper tantrum.

These bottles can be easily made at home with materials that you may already have on hand.

It is especially important to use plastic safe bottles for tiny hands to ensure no chance of the bottle falling, breaking apart and causing a mess.

You can be inspired to create your own version of sensory bottles that’ll soother your toddler and keep them entertained for hours.

 

1. Alphabet Discovery Bottle

THIS works amazing for calming down toddlers during temper tantrums or just to keep them busy for a couple of minutes. | DIY Alphabet Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddlers

via The OT Toolbox

Colorful sand and foam letters can be used in a sensory bottle to improve your toddler’s letter and color recognition.

 

2. Rainbow Sensory Bottle

THIS works amazing for calming down toddlers during temper tantrums or just to keep them busy for a couple of hours. | DIY Rainbow Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddlers

via Especially Education

 

3. Lilac Sensory Bottle

THIS works amazing for calming down toddlers during temper tantrums or just to keep them busy for a couple of hours. | DIY Lilac Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddlers

via Parenting Chaos

It can be fun to explore nature with a sensory bottle filled with flowers that naturally bloom around your home.

 

4. Star Wars Sensory Bottle

THIS works amazing for calming down toddlers during temper tantrums or just to keep them busy for a couple of hours. | DIY Star Wars Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddlers

via Little Bins for Little Hands

 

5. I-Spy Sensory Bottle

THIS works amazing for calming down toddlers during temper tantrums or just to keep them busy for a couple of hours. | DIY I-Spy Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddlers

via The Momerie

Keep your little one occupied with an I-Spy sensory bottle that’s made to intrigue and excite.

 

6. Disney’s Finding Dory Sensory Bottle

THIS is amazing for calming down toddlers! | DIY Finding Dory Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddlers

via Sunshine and Hurricanes

 

7. Rainbow Sky Sensory Bottle

THIS works amazing for calming down toddlers! | DIY Rainbow Sky Sensory Bottle

via Kid’s Craft Room

This rice filled sensory bottle can produce soothing sounds that’ll calm your toddler down quick and easy.

 

8. Mermaid Sensory Bottle

THIS is amazing for calming down toddlers! | DIY Mermaid Glitter Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddlers

via Rhythms of Play

 

9. Despicable Me Minions Sensory Bottle

I LOVE this idea! | DIY Minions Sensory Bottle Ideas for Toddlers

via Little Bins for Little Hands

It would be fun to create a sensory bottle themed after your toddler’s favorite movie or TV characters such as this one!

 

10. Swimming Turtles Sensory Bottle

THIS is amazing for calming down toddlers! | DIY Swimming Turtles Sensory Bottle Ideas for Toddlers

via Sunny Day Family

 

11. Jelly Fish Sensory Bottle

THIS is amazing for calming down fussy toddlers. | DIY Jellyfish Sensory Bottle Idea for Toddler

via Bhoom Play

You can easily fascinate curious toddlers with a jellyfish themed bottle that’ll  keep them amazed and entertained for hours.


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