Doll Play

Playing with dolls creates a safe space for children to play and act out their emotions. Here they can take on many roles and demonstrate an abundance of emotions. Empathy to sooth a crying baby. Show their compassion by looking after their needs, feeding them and changing their nappy. Provide joy by playing with them and talking to them. Calm their fears and worries by telling them 'It's okay' or singing to them. They play out these roles as they feel secure within them, they can express themselves fully and figure out what emotions and feelings are all about.