There’s no denying that the tempo of our life is faster than ever and all of us get stressed sometimes! Whether you are a parent trying to manage three toddlers in the morning, stuck in traffic in the middle of rush hour or feel swamped with work, you definitely need something to de-stress and relieve some of that tension. Try out one of these 12 DIY stress balls that will help you find some peace of mind.
1. The Pink Stress Ball
A simple pink stress ball is pretty to look at and it calms you down wonderfully whenever you need it to! Pop it in your handbag and take it along just in case you find yourself in a stressful situation, needing to squeeze your feelings out! Get the tutorial at
2. Orbeez Stress Ball
If you want your stress ball to be really special to the touch, fill it with Orbeez! They will create such a fun sensation under your fingers you’ll love to just pick it up for a couple of seconds and play with it. Before you know it, your stress will evaporate! Thanks,
3. Two Ingredient Stress Ball
Is the lack of time part of what’s stressing you out? No worries friend, this stress ball by
4. Stress Balls for Children
Children can get stressed and agitated too! Luckily,
5. Slime Stress Ball
Remember when we were kids and slime was the coolest thing on Earth?! We can quickly return to simpler times with this super easy tutorial by
6. Donut Stress Balls
In times of stress, get some donuts! Since we imagine you can’t always keep donuts on hand, here is the next best thing: a donut stress ball that will help you relax in those nervous moments when you just need to breathe a little! Get the instructions at
7. Mini Mesh Stress Balls
Mesh stress balls have gotten super popular, given their unique look and tactile sensation when squeezed! They can get quite addictive, but above all they are some of the most joyful stress balls out there and you’ll definitely want to make a few of them in different colors to keep things interesting and diverse!
8. Giant Mesh Stress Ball
If mini stress balls aren’t for you,
9. Pokemon Stress Ball
Are you a part of the Pokemon frenzy? Do Pokemon make you happy? If so, this Pikachu stress ball is the perfect one for you! You can customize it to fit the appearance of your favorite Pokemon, of course, and have your personal little anti-stress companion! See the how-to at
10. Unicorn Stress Ball
The reason why this stress ball is the coolest is because it doesn’t even look like a stress ball! You can keep it on your work desk every day and nobody will know that it is your secret de-stressing tool! The next time somebody tries to tell you that unicorns aren’t real … squeeze that ball!
11. Emoji Stress Balls
Nowadays, most of our communicating goes through emojis. We’ve gotten so used to expressing our feelings through them, it seems fitting to turn them into some simple and adorable emoji stress balls that will instantly uplift our mood simply at the sight of them!
12. Macaroon Stress Balls
Looking like a sweet macaroon, this stress ball by
Breathe in, breathe out. Squeeze the unicorn. All is well.