Worry dolls are handmade dolls that have originated from Central America, mainly in Mexico and Guatemala. Known as "munecas quitapenas" in Spanish, worry dolls come from the local legend of a Mayan princess who received a worry doll from the sun god to solve any problem she would ever be concerned about.
Tradition these days is to give a worry doll to a sad or worried child who could use the doll to funnel their concerns away and is used today in modern child psychiatry to help children who feel they need a listener or someone to talk to.
Worry dolls make a really cute present and also a useful tool for someone who tends to fear the worst. Browse our range of worry dolls and help someone give their worries away today!