The Blobs are simple. They deal with deep issues using the primary languages we learn from infancy: feelings and body language. This is why they are used with children as young as four, all the way through to the elderly.
Each picture is a means to a conversation, rather than a problem to be solved or a message to be agreed upon. We each see the world through our own eyes. Allowing others to share their feelings enables group members to understand and appreciate one another.
When we are children our feelings say one thing, sometimes more purely than when we are adults. School is beginning to encourage children to understand their feelings and to master them. For each of us, emotional literacy is a journey of self-understanding.