Patient Puppets have the same illness as the child. These friendly Puppets don't just provide calming hugs, they act as a role model to demonstrate the medical procedures to help kids understand. In a crisis, Patient Puppets can be a special friend, one that a child can share fears and anxieties with. Patient Puppets simplify and reinforce the information you wish to communicate. Help reduce the fears of children, lessen their anxieties and encourage expression of their feelings through puppet play.