Worry dolls or trouble dolls, are very small and colorful dolls traditionally made in Guatemala. A person (usually a child) who cannot sleep due to worrying can express their worries to a doll and place it under their pillow before going to sleep.
According to folklore, the doll is thought to worry in the person's place, thereby permitting the person to sleep peacefully. The person will wake up without their worries, which have been taken away by the dolls during the night. Parents may remove the doll during the night, reinforcing the child's belief that the worry is gone. They are also commonly stuck to computer monitors and office desks!Learn More$2.95
These Worry dolls, or trouble dolls as they are sometimes called, are two inch colorful figures traditionally hand made in Guatemala. Give your worries away by expressing them to a doll and place it under your pillow before going to sleep. It is said the worry dolls will take away your worries during the night and you will wake up worry free. Guatemala.$12.95