Vision: Dancing in a ballroom: a fun-filled social event will lift your spirits. Seeing a large auditorium: you will have to deal with many people. Participating at a conference: you will be asked to solve a conflict.
Depth Psychology: Since an auditorium is a place where people meet, the dream implies that you are looking for contact, diversion, and companionship. Was the meeting fun or somber?... Dreamers Dictionary
(Baseball; Basketball; Cricket ball; Football; Glob; Golfball; Handball; PingPong ball; Pushball; Snowball; Tennis ball; Volleyball) A ball in a dream signifies a dispute, an argument, a fight to control the world and its resources. Some will desire it and others will reject it.
A ball in a dream also could signify travels or moving between places. Usually, a ball in a dream represents a man. Ifit is made from leather, then it represents a leader, a boss, or a scholar. Playing ball in a dream means a fight.
If you are playing some sort of ball game as a sport you will soon be hearing some good news.
If the ball you dream of is a gala event complete with music then the interpretation is somewhat different.
It is a very good omen if you are having fun and enjoying the music and dancing but if it should be a masquerade ball you should watch out for an enemy posing as a good friend. Watching a ball game, or a dance from the sidelines, show that you must overcome shyness to join in the fun.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
1- A ball connects with the playful, childlike side of ourselves and our need to express ourselves with freedom. Attending a ball also suggests a need for freedom, but links with the more flamboyant side of ourselves.
2- If we arc taking part in games with a ball (see Games) we are conscious of our need for both structure and freedom. Psychologically, the human being needs to celebrate special occasions.
A ball as in a formal party - allows him to do just this. In dreams this image may alert us to this requirement in ourselves.
3- Solar and Lunar festivals are often symbolised by the ball, as well as a feeling of impenetrable completeness.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Playing with a colorful ball or child’s balloon: while you may receive a disappointment, you will get over it quickly. Playing with a ball: a warning of a passing love affair. However, playing ball with many other people: expect a positive relationship with a new partner (personal or business). Playing ball with your life’s partner: a good omen for your relationship, because you are learning from each other in a playful way.
Depth Psychology: The ball is a symbol of the whole person (of a fully rounded personality), but it is also a symbol of your destiny— fate sometimes plays games with us! See Globe.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you are playing some sort of ball game as a sport you will soon be hearing some good news.
If the ball you dream of is a gala event complete with music then the interpretation is somewhat different.
It is a very good omen if you are having fun and enjoying the music and dancing but if it should be a masquerade ball you should watch out for an enemy posing as a good friend. Watching a ball game, or a dance from the sidelines, show that you must overcome shyness to join in the fun.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
If you see yourself among the dancers, some favourable news will reach you. But to watch other people dancing and enjoying themselves shows that some cherished wish will fail to realise.... Mystic Dream Book
To dream that you play with a ball reveals the desire to escape present responsibilities and take refuge in the past. However, the dream can also have sexual connotations, especially in men. The dreamer should ask himself how he felt in the dream: Was he the star of the game, or did they always score against him? Did he skillfully handle the ball or was he always chasing after it? The answers will be key to interpreting his situation in the game of life.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The sphere is the purest shape that is easily understandable by the human mind. Anything round calls into consciousness this fundamental geometry that mirrors the globe of the Earth we call home and therefore symbolizes a sense of wholeness and integration. In the case of a ball, your dream may be connecting to a more playful part of your nature.
A ball that implies a game ought to be played may be calling you to action, to participate more actively in the game of life. Balls can also relate to the testicles and symbolize masculine power and are more likely in a dream to be pointing to the masculine principle of doing things and taking action.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Balls can indicate everything from a game or some other form of relaxation to memories from our childhood. Balls can also have metaphorical connotations, such as being “tossed around,” “the ball’s in your court,” “having a ball” (having a good time) and “having balls” (courage). Any of these may be helpful in determining the meaning of this dream.
A deeper, more universal symbolism is that circles and balls represent completeness and wholeness.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Symbol for letting go, as in Water, Brook / Stream. Playing ball represents self-expression. However, a ball, as in football and handball, also expresses aggressive penetration, forging ahead.
Here, the reference is to the masculine side of pleasure in man as well as in woman. Often an expression of the pleasure men and women derive from submission. In rare cases, this symbolizes fear of aggression.
According to analytical psychology, it is a symbol of wholeness, of concentrated psychic energy. In depth psychology it is connected to experiences with one’s own sexuality.
If you yourself are the ball (in the game), it refers to a lack of willpower, steadfastness, and purpose.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Seeing a ball of twine: you are involved in an unpleasant situation and will have a hard time untangling a problem with which you are faced. You are looking at a gray or dark ball of wool: be more careful with how you use your energies. You will have to deal with many problems before you can successfully finish your work.
Depth Psychology: See String, Thread, Wool.... Dreamers Dictionary
If the ballast was being taken on, it is a warning to guard your resources; however, if the ballast was being thrown overboard, you may expect some cherished hope to be realized.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(Blanched; Boiled eggs; Poached; Stew) In a dream, boiled vegetables, eggs, meat or poached eggs, etcetera, signify fast coming earnings, or a profitable business. Boiled vegetables in a dream also mean paying one’s debts, an unanticipated arrival of something expected to happen later, celebrations, a wedding or distress, sorrow or poverty. Cooking mixed vegetables with milk in a dream means mixing lineage, or marriage from a different tribe, or it could mean starting a new and a good tradition.
Are you the ballerina in your dream? If so, you are indicating a very graceful heart and the ability to find self-discipline in order to conquer a situation in your life you are anticipating with reticence.
Dreaming of watching a ballerina indicates that you are seeing a graceful aspect of yourself that you are as yet unaware you possess. Your life is going according to plan so relax and make changes gently as you see fit. Dreaming that you are unable to stop dancing indicates that you may work too hard and expect too much of yourself at times.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you were the dancer in the dream, happy times lie ahead and all of your present enterprises will succeed.
If you were watching one or more people dancing the ballet, an increased social life and lots of new friends are just around the corner. All in all, a very positive symbol.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
Dancing can be a metaphor for how we navigate life’s complexities, and a ballerina is an example of supreme skill at this endeavor.
The ballerina as a character aspect implies that a great deal of discipline has already been exerted, though the dream may be telling you to get hard at work at the skills needed to exhibit more grace in complicated scenarios in your current life experiences.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Psychological / emotional perspective: We are aware of the creative side of ourselves and the need for controlled movement, yet in some ways it is separate from us. We are in touch with the expressiveness of our own inner being.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: The fairylike appearance of the classical ballerina within a dream shows we are making a connection with the creative energy within. Also we are searching for balance and poise.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: Modern ballet is a powerful medium with which to signify emotion, so in a man’s dream a male ballet dancer will represent his more powerful emotions, whereas a ballerina is more likely to suggest his anima. In a woman’s dream, however, the male dancer might suggest the animus, while the ballerina suggests the more elusive side of her personality.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If ballet or ballet dancing appears in your dream, or if you are performing ballet, this suggests a search of poise and balance in your waking life. The ballet dancer symbolizes music and the inner aspect of feeling. You may be aware of the creative side of yourself and feel the need for controlled movement to express it. Dreams of ballet may be wish-fulfillment if becoming a professional dancer was, or is, your dream; alternatively, they may refer to losing or keeping your balance in some waking situation. They may also be encouraging you to persevere with artistic skills, or they may be a general comment on your attitude to work that demands discipline.... The Element Encyclopedia
1- Very often it is the colour of balloons in our dreams which are important (see Colour). However, they can also indicate a party mood or a desire for sex.
2- Balloons were once made of pig’s bladders and were used by the court jester to lighten up the atmosphere around the king and to remind him that he was human. In dreams they may introduce a note of fun amid seriousness.
3- A balloon is a symbol for joy, often a feeling of Might spirited’ joy, or indeed the spirit rising.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Seeing a balloon: good ideas are forthcoming, maybe even a discovery. You might also have a love affair now—but beware—things will soon dissolve into thin air.
If you are taking a ride in a balloon: you have lost the ground under your feet—lost sight of your goals. Watching a hot air balloon explode: somebody is really angry with you—and you have given that person every reason to be angry! See Air, Bali, Helium Balloon.
Depth Psychology: If a balloon is floating in the air: you are daydreaming and will be disappointed; if a balloon is bursting: hopes and dreams will fail.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a balloon symbolize freedom and feeling as if you were floating on air. You may be feeling so high that you have lost touch with reality and this dream is your message to stabilize your bliss and get grounded. See Bubble and Flying.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A balloon has a similar connotation as the sphere and the ball from a spiritual perspective but with the added symbolism of ‘light spirited’ joy, or indeed the spirit rising. Thus an ascending balloon – whether it is child’s or hot-air – suggests that you may be making some kind of transition in your life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Balloons were once made of pig’s bladders and were used by the court jester to lighten up the atmosphere around the king and to remind him that he was human. In dreams they may introduce a note of fun amid seriousness.
A descending balloon suggests that there is a situation in life in which you need to be grounded and practical.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If your balloon is deflated, someone you look up to has disappointed you.
To dream that you are in a hot air balloon, suggests that it is time to overcome your feelings of depression. You need to rise about your current problems and reach a calmer, more spiritual place within yourself. This dream may also suggest that you feel the need to be elevated in someone else’s eyes. Also see “Water Balloon.”... My Dream Interpretation
Frustration of the dreamer’s aspirations. More than one balloon, assignments, either too difficult or distasteful. As a symbol of motion, the balloon is also classified as a sex motif.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Toy balloons signify trivial disappointments; however, passenger balloons follow the classical interpretation, and ascending is favorable while descending portends setbacks.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(1) A hot-air balloon in the sky may symbolize either (a desire for) freedom from the problems associated with your daily existence, or the achieving of an objective, detached or more spiritual view of things.
(2) Coloured party balloons may symbolize rejoicing and happiness: something to celebrate.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
A popped balloon is the bursting of an illusion or fantasy, which gives momentary concern but lasting understanding. Riding in and controlling a balloon means soaring to new heights; drifting means you have no control and are at the mercy of the winds of change. Set your course.... The Dream Books Symbols
Dreaming of a balloon promotes reflection on the ideas of wholeness, freedom, and lightness. So you must meditate and contemplate calmly what concerns you from a broader view. In the case of a childish balloon that escapes from the dreamer’s hands, perhaps in real life you are letting good ideas escape. However, if you let it escape while admiring its flight it indicates intellectual progress. Now, if the balloon bursts it denotes superfluous thoughts. The vision of the balloon predicts short trips, but can also reveal an excessive lust for power.
Dreaming of getting up in the air in a balloon, on the other hand, indicates that you are going through a good time but you must not lose sight of everyday reality.
Dreaming of a balloon cruise promises an unfortunate trip. Moreover, it can also mean that you see everything from a higher perspective. The condition of the landscape below the balloon can tell you a lot about your life and your circumstances.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Balloons are often used to celebrate someone or something. In dreams they sometimes also represent the freeing and releasing of feelings or creative ideas, while the strings keep them from flying away.
A deflated balloon may indicate disappointment.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To dream of a ballot suggests uncertainty around a very specific issue in your waking life. Possibly you are putting too much investment into other’s opinion of your idea.
Dreaming of a ballot paper is helping you become aware that you are responsible for your own decisions and not only is it unfair to rely on someone else to make your decisions for you, it is also the less personally fulfilling way to go. Weighing up the pro’s and con’s may be quite helpful but following your heart is quite likely the best way to go.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreams of a ballot symbolize that you are in touch with your judgments and that you want to make your opinion count. Perhaps you are being cautioned to make sure to judge fairly before you cast your vote on someone or something in your life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of entering a ballroom where people seem happy and the music is pleasant, your attempts to achieve happiness will be successful. Be sure that you keep an open mind about what life has to offer. However, if the ballroom was empty, or unpleasant and dirty, or you were upset by the music or the people there, then your dream signifies financial troubles and/or arguments with authority figures.
If everyone in the ballroom was waltzing in unison, you need to get in touch with your inner spirit.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreaming that you are on the floor, dancing in Ballroom style indicates a deep inner grace and sends the message to trust yourself more. Your life is unfolding as it should and any changes that you desire to make will potentially go well at this time. Having faith in yourself is sometimes the hardest task of all but a dream of ballroom dancing signifies that you have every reason to, as you are naturally moving with the flow.
To dream that you are clumsy on the floor indicates that you may be feeling over anxious about your next move and need to relax and let yourself take the next step despite your fear.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Who was your partner? If the two of you were dancing together as one, this could suggest your longing to get closer to the person you were dancing with.
If you didn’t know the identity of the person with whom you were dancing, it could suggest longing for a relationship or greater intimacy in the relationship you already have.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see testicles in your dream, symbolize power, fertility or sexual drive.
The dream may refer to anxiety about your sexual attractiveness or skills. Alternatively, this dream often indicates that you will need a lot of nerve and raw energy to achieve some task.... My Dream Interpretation
If you attend a baseball game in your dream you will find contentment and peace or mind.
If you dream you are playing the game of baseball you will find contentment, but no real gains, in life unless you quit ‘playing’, and buckle down to achieving your goals.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Baseball has often been connected metaphorically with playing the game of life. Sometimes you may be delivered a curveball or a fastball, either of which may throw you off balance, There are nine innings in a baseball game, and the number nine symbolizes completion.
The object of the game is to score a run by grossing home plate. Getting home may represent your spimual destiny.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of baseball reflect competition and that you are taking the challenges that are thrown your way and attempting to hit them out of the park. This dream can also have sexual connotations.
The bat is a phallic symbol and the glove represents the female genitalia. Consider whether you make it to first base, second base, third base or ‘all the way’ home. See Sports.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To watch baseball in your dream, your cheerfulness will make you a popular friend.
If you play baseball in your dream, you will have much pleasure in a current friendship or relationship, but no real comfort. Also see “Baseball Bat”, “Baseball Diamond” and “Baseball Glove”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
Life is a game, and a dream that features baseball is asking you to recognize this. Hitting a home run in baseball has entered the zeitgeist as a standard expression to represent a successful endeavor, such that baseball in a dream may connect to such a desired outcome in a future event in your waking life. There are a number of sexual connotations connected to baseball, including the phallic shape of the baseball bat. Also, getting around the bases has long been analogous to various elements of foreplay. “Playing the field” is a phrase connected to being sexually active with a variety of partners. Consider your dream’s context in order to understand how to interpret a dream with baseball in it.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Basketball is a team sport made up of unusually tall men or women.
A basketball game may represent a situation that calls you to stand tall and demonstrate pnde. It may signify sinking a basket or clinching a deal through some competitive action.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are dancing with the prettiest woman in the room, is an omen of contrary—you may expect trouble in your family affairs, or from some woman acquaintance.
If a woman dreams that she is the Belle of the Ball, it has a similar meaning, provided she is dancing. But if she finds herself neglected, then the trouble will be short-lived and all will end happily.... Mystic Dream Book
Vision: Looking at crystal glass is always a warning: be more realistic and don’t fall prey to desires and illusions. See Glass. Breaking crystal glass: you are losing a good friendship because of your carelessness. Crystal jewelry is a positive sign for your inner clarity, concentration, and the fulfillment of your greatest hopes and desires.
A crystal ball can forecast your future. Other images in the dream will provide important information. See Psychic, Witch.
Depth Psychology: Crystals show the basic personality traits that have “crystallized” over the course of your life. They also point to your intellectual strength.
A crystal ball reflects the expectations and hopes you have for the future.... Dreamers Dictionary
To see a disco ball in your dream, suggests that you are ready to accept and/or face reality. It refers to your consciousness and suggests that your personal life is coming into balance. Also see “Nightclub.”... My Dream Interpretation
An awareness of drifting through the air in your dream may signal a similar lack of direction in waking life, but if you found yourself drifting towards dark clouds, could this be a warning that you are about to hit a potentially dangerous situation? Or were you terrified that you would plunge to earth in your dream? If you were, your unconscious may be reflecting your fear of losing control in waking life.
If a parachute suddenly appeared to help you land safely, perhaps you need to lower your aspirations, thereby escaping from an exciting but ultimately perilous situation.
If you find yourself flying in a hot-air balloon in your dream, do you long to rise above or overcome problems that are tying down your waking life?
Although you may have no sense of direction, flying in a hot-air balloon does allow you to take an overview of the situation, rather than letting your vision become bogged down with petty details.
If you dreamed that you clutched a balloon, let it go and watched it drift skyward wondering where it will go, your unconscious may be commenting on your own lack of direction or focus. On the other hand it may simply imply your desire to coast for a while through life. A dream of flying a kite may suggest that, although your feet are on the ground, you are starting to control your aspirations and direct them to a higher place.
If the kite disappeared from view or snapped from its string, then this may suggest that you have been overambitious and that your vision has lost touch with reality.... The Element Encyclopedia
Dreaming about an eight ball suggests that you will have to overcome certain challenges and gain more confidence before you can surpass your current troubles. But you will surpass them!... My Dream Interpretation
You are in the middle of a challenging game where people can come at you from any and all ways. You could get hurt, but not if you keep on your toes and are ready to move quickly at the slightest opportunity that presents itself.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
A very aggressive sport in which you can make a goal playing offensively and defensively, football may thus metaphorically reflect an individual who will do anything to win and achieve his or her goals. Viewing a football game in your dream may be a response to some aggressive behavior in your workplace. It may mention the need to get more aggressive in pursuing your goals professionally.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of football are about tackling life’s problems head on.
The game of football is an expression of masculine energy primarily reflecting that you are moving past obstacles and knocking down whatever is in the way to get past the goal line of your desires.
If you dream of the actual ball, then this could be a sign that you are being abused, kicked around, piled upon, thrown, and treated harshly. Consider the feeling tone. See Sports.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream that you are watching or playing football menas you will have great satisfaction in your work and your goals will be achieved as you progress through life.
To dream that you are standing or walking on a football field represents competition and showing off. There is a lack of cooperation in some area of your life. Also see “Tackle.”... My Dream Interpretation
Football is a game of strategy and brute force that mirrors the act of war, where each side is engaged in the struggle to take back certain amounts of territory from their enemy. As a symbol, this very popular game is a primal expression of the competitive nature of human beings that is also infused with a level of joy in expressing these urges.
If football features in a dream, you may be looking for a healthy and socially acceptable way of expressing aggression and competition.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The Ball expresses concentrated vitality and / or your own center. Here, the question is: Are you kicking yourself7 Or are you bringing yourself into the game.7 It is important what position you play: quarterback, referee, fan, and so on.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream about a gumball machine suggets that attractive temptations will soon be put before you. Just be careful to make wise choices, or you could end up in a sticky situation.... My Dream Interpretation
To dream about a hot air balloon suggests that it is time to overcome your feelings of depression. You need to rise about your current problems and reach a calmer, more spiritual place within yourself. This dream may also suggest that you feel the need to be elevated in someone else’s eyes.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dreamed of attending a masquerade ball, where everyone was in costume except you, this is a warning against false friends.
To dream that you are wearing a costume, signifies that you are putting on a false face toward others. Your true self is not being revealed and you are not being completely honest with people around you.... My Dream Interpretation
To eat meatballs in a dream is to feel comforted and close to home.
To make meatballs in a dream is to collect your thoughts. You may be forming a new idea. Alternatively, to eat a meatball which you made in your dream symbolizes saving the idea for later.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
This refers to things that have been stored for a long time. They need to air out. Possibly this is an opportune moment to air out old issues that were forgotten, but still have a place in your life. ... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To dream of participating in a paintball game may mean that you are potentially under emotional fire in your waking life. Although the hits won’t kill, you are still suffering under the attack and dealing with hurt sustained from it. You may be ducking and weaving within your emotional relationship rather than enjoying it at this time.
To dream of hitting your opponent in rapid fire may suggest that you are emotionally hurtful and may need to forgo your pride and be first to put down your weapon.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To see or dream of playing a pinball machine suggests that you need to look back to a previous event or experience that brought you great happiness. Alternatively, this dream might mean that you have manipulated others or that you feel manipulated.... My Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a baseball pitcher represents initiation, getting the play or interaction started. Perhaps this dream is giving you the message to get the game started or to be more focused. Perhaps you playing hardball in your negotiations or business dealings, asking tough questions, and being confrontational and/or combative.
If you are throwing a curve ball, then you are being tricky, manipulative and trying to throw others off balance so that they strike out.
If you lob the ball, then you are attempting to make it easy, even abdicating your power to the player up at bat.
If you are up to bat, dealing with the pitcher, then you are feeling on the defensive. See Baseball.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Vision: Playing handball—or any other ball game: you always catch the luck that life is throwing your way and just in time (if—in your dream—you do catch the ball!). See Ball, Hand.... Dreamers Dictionary
Another very common childhood dream is of a toy or other harmless object, such as a book or pencil, that suddenly becomes menacing. Again such dreams can reflect tensions about situations the child find threatening or disturbing.
If your child has such dreams, you may want to consider if a normal aspect of your life, for example, a camping trip or relatives visiting, is making a child feel uncertain.... The Element Encyclopedia
Childhood attitude to life or people; not taking something or someone seriously, just ‘playing’ at life or love; can also show an attitude of play that is positive and creative, not killing one’s creativity by being too serious; the toy dream may be a way of playing’ with emotions and sexuality which allows the dreamer to explore and mature these areas in a safe way. Toy animal, cuddly toy: a childhood attitude to one’s natural drives; one’s desire for a non-threatening emotional or sexual relationship. See doll; games, gambling. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- When there arc tovs in a dream we mav be aware of children around us, or of our more childlike selves. Toys will highlight the creative side of ourselves, and the more playful innocent part.
2- Perhaps we need to look at the types of toys which appear. They often give some indication of what we are playing with. We may be mulling over new ideas or new- ways of relating to others. Equally we need to ‘play’ more, to relax and have fun.
3- Toys appearing in a dream maybe alerting us to our ability to create our own lives. Just as a child will imagine himself creating his own little world through his toys, so also can we as dreamers and creators.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of a toy signify that you are having frivolous fun, taking life playfully and are connecting to your childhood essence. This dream might also be revealing your childish attitudes toward life, and immaturity. See Teddy Bear.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Time to play, lighten up. When you see your goals as toys, they are easier to manifest. The childhood spirit of play is your best creative tool; play with ideas and they happily take a new form in self-expression.... The Dream Books Symbols
Dreams that feature childhood toys can be either encouraging or discouraging, depending on how you feel in your dream. On the one hand if you dreamed of playing happily in a toy shop for hours and hours, your dreaming mind may be reminding you of the importance of having fun every now and again, and playing childish or adult games. Has fun or relaxation been missing from your life recently? On the other hand, if you feel bored by your dream toys, then perhaps it is time to put your energy to productive use. Dream toys may also express a wish to assert control over your adult life at a time when you may be having problems.
Breaking toys may express your frustration with problems you find hard to resolve.
If toy dreams suggest asserting control over problems, dreams which feature puppets or dolls are about asserting control over other people. Dreams about dolls can express your feelings and beliefs about your parents but they may also represent your feelings about being manipulated by people close to you in waking life. To dream of a rocking horse bears the same symbolism as a dreaming of horses in general, but it can also express a yearning for the comfort and security of childhood with its gentle, rocking motion. One of the most ancient and well-known toys, the spinning top may suggest a trance-like state or meditative frame of mind in which you look into the depths of your unconscious. The wailing sound it produces may also be associated with sorrow and bereavement. Cuddly toys, especially teddy bears, illustrate comforting and soothing aspects of your life. See also Toy entry in BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD.
Toys may be a reflection of the inner child who wishes to come out and play
These can be memorable toys from your own youth, or those for which you longed as a child.
Each toy envisioned will likely carry’ different connotations.
For example, seeing a rag doll could indicate that, in this situation, you feel as if you’ve lacked backbone or firmness.
A fire truck mav act as counsel to put out a figurative fire that’s been raging. Building blocks reflect self-construction and foundation work, and an ABC’s coloring book might symbolize the need to return to the “basics” again, instead of focusing so much on frills.... The Language of Dreams
Toys, as small copies of larger objects, symbolize the microcosm within the macrocosm. Appearing in dreams, they may be alerting us to our ability to create our own lives. Just as a child will imagine himself creating his own little world through his toys, so also can we create as dreamers.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: When there are toys in a dream we may be aware of children around us, or of our more childlike selves. Toys will highlight the creative side of ourselves, and the more playful innocent part.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Perhaps we need to look at the types of toys that appear. They often give some indication of what we are playing with. We may be mulling over new ideas or new ways of relating to others. Equally we need to ‘play’ more, to relax and have fun.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: It will depend on whether the toys are gender specific in dreams. Boys’ toys in men’s dreams indicate the need to learn different masculine skills and girls’ toys suggest learning about sensitivity. Girly toys in women’s dreams might suggest that she needs to rediscover her hidden femininity, whereas boys’ toys would show that she needs to appreciate her more assertive side.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Pleasant new developments in all the areas of your life are predicted in a dream of toys, unless they were broken or damaged, in which case the dream is warning you that your tendency to childish, impulsive behavior could seriously impede your progress.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Dreaming of toys is interpreted as a repressed desire to return to childhood. It indicates a fear of commitment and adult responsibilities. The dreamer feels overwhelmed by the weight he carries and seeks refuge in a safe, happy time, free from obligations and responsibilities.
If this dream is an unconscious way of expressing your hidden feelings, you should ask yourself which aspect of your life is represented by each toy. On the contrary, it could be that the dream is advising you to stop playing with your life and that you need a more practical, grounded point of view.
In general, this is a favorable dream, since it augurs happiness for children and their families.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you dream of toys, you may be expressing an impulse and a desire to return to the playfulness of childhood and a more innocent time in your development. You must decide if the toys in your dream indicate that this impulse is a supportive and creative move toward incorporating more childlike qualities into your daytime life in a productive way, or if you are expressing a desire to escape your adult responsibilities.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Generally, toys indicate a hearkening back to childhood.
The dreamer may be searching for the comfort and security that comes with being a child. Perhaps the dreamer is working too hard and needs to take time out to play.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To dream that you are playing volleyball, represents your indecisiveness and your inability to make commitments. This dream also suggests that you need to learn to rely on others instead of trying to do everything yourself.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream of throwing water balloons, then you are playing games with your emotions, and trying your hand at manipulation. Dreams of a water balloon signify compartmentalized feelings and that you are attempting to contain, restrain, understand and/or make light of the mystery of life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Dreams of a wrecking ball signify that you are tearing down an old, outmoded system in order to build up a new structure that is better, stronger and more powerful and effective.
The transformation you are in the midst of is a shock to your system, and this dream is giving you the message to be gentle with yourself as you move through this rite of passage. See Breakdown/Breakthrough Dreams and Wreck.... Strangest Dream Explanations