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Friday, August 2, 2013
Here is a list of therapeutic toys that are used in play therapy.
1. Nurturing/Family Toys
Purpose: Build and explore relationships
Dolls, baby bottles, blankets, diapers, doll house (furniture and doll family), puppet family (people and/or animals), miniatures, kitchen set (food, dishes, etc.), doctor’s kit.
2. Fantasy/Pretend Toys
Purpose: Express feelings, and play out roles/scenarios