How Can My Inner Child Doll benefit someone you know or love?
Healing Doll or a comfort Doll Inpatient hospital setting with terminally ill children and children with medical conditions that frequesnt the hospital. Children are directed to make a doll that will comfort them or make them fell better when they are scared of feel alone in the hospital or with tough procedures. Children can also draw specific inner organs that they may be having operations or surgery on and put band aids on those areas to help symbolize and foster the healing process.
Creative Doll Art as Therapy; the act of art making heals. The children are told to make their individual doll using a variety of materials.
Me Doll Individual therapy; self portrait. Allowing the child to make it for them about them.
Feeling Doll Have the child express their feelings; the doll will represent those feelings through color, shape, expression and words.
*It is also a great doll to use with children who are victims of Domestic violence or sexual assault. These dolls can be healing, comforting or assist in telling the story of where on their bodies they were victimized, how they feel, security doll.
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