- 15 to 30 minutes
- Favorite stuffed animal or doll
You can use a favorite stuffed animal to help your child express things that are difficult to talk about. Many children will open up more easily with this simple way to buffer personal feelings.
- Use two stuffed animals and let them talk to each other about an issue.
- Designate dolls with a particular function, like the silly doll or the serious doll.
- A puppet can make a good "mediator" in difficult situations.