Some are given the keys to a sweet shop. Others have candy homes or baths where the water was skittles.
" I had Mr Tickle who would use his long arms to stretch all the way downstairs to grab me sweets, biscuts and a drink".
My daughter has a recurring dream about a friendly pet frog that lives under her bed. So often she will look under the bed at night time before climbing in to see if he will come and say hello to me”.
“I had a very clever talking dog who I would take to school and he would give me all the answers”.
"My Daughter has a recurring dream about a friendly pet frog that lives under her bed. So often she will look under the bed at night time before climbing in to see if he will come and say hello to me”.
“My son tells me his best dreams always involves the adventures he has with his toys when they turn into his friends”.
“My daughter’s favourite dream is when she becomes the same size as her toy dolls who come alive and they have many outfit changes every day”.
I looked forward all day for going back to sleep when I can find out where my treasure is... After many nights I eventually found it!"
Animals are also popular flying companions….not only with a flock of birds but also on the back of a befriended Dragon or around the garden with Hobbs (the cat).
Some fly in a Harry Potter car, whilst others sit in a fairground ride which spins around and takes off into the clouds.
Peter Pan was also involved in many of the top flying dreams.
One girl was “rescued” from school by Pegasus and flew back in time.
Another recalls vividly how she would “hold out her cardigan and fly anywhere along with her pet dog…feeling the wind on my face and the sun on my back”.
One boy scored the winner for Watford, most scored for England.
“I was a clumsy child and dreamt I was dancing in a West End show”.
Jobs associated with animals were popular many wanted to be a vet, some zookeepers whilst one wanted to work in a circus so he could look after the animals.
The next most common answer was to be a lead singer / pop star, actor, followed by a ballerina.
Less popular were a judge on X Factor, a famous You Tuber, author, nurse or jockey.
One wanted to be a teacher not a pupil.
Transport jobs were also popular air hostess, train driver or even an astronaut.
“I love it when I dream about living under the sea with (or in some cases as) a Mermaid”.
No Mermaids or Dolphins…but we love the girl who traveled to school on a waterslide.
“I lived in a big palace with long hair and had a maid to brush it for me”.
In the traditional fairy tale style a few dreamt they got married to a Prince and lived happily ever after in one of several castles of England.
T- rex was the most popular dinosaur in these dreams and they are often reported to be wearing a crown.
One dreamed of being a dinosaur vet who prevented extinction.
The other really popular Christmas dream involved going to Lapland (or the North Pole) to meet Father Christmas and / or helping his Elves make and deliver the presents.
“Santa flying over his house on our sleigh” or “finding him putting presents under the tree in Summer were also mentioned”.
One child who lived in a house with a real coal fire had a recurring dream that the fire was still burning when Santa came down the chimney and it “burnt his bottom”.
His parents recalled having to spend a long time assuring him the fire would be out early on Christmas Eve.
“Living in a huge Lego house is always the favourite dream of my little boy.
I swear I could actually build my own full size house with all the Lego used constructing over the years”.
The one we liked the best was the girl who traveled around Europe on a bouncy castle (although 90% of the children who picked this choose either a visit Disney Land or the beach as their most cherished holiday dream).
For some it was just an unlimited supermarket sweep visit but they could take all the time they wanted to buy anything in the shop .
in there too. Actually being in the Minecraft game, Scooby Doo or Hogwarts were other examples of the 20th most popular dream.
OR Print your own "Dream Wish Notes" here and take them to bed at night
At the end of May children from all countries will be entered into a draw to win one of each of the Dream Pillow range
Competition to be drawn 31st May 2020 prizes will be posted to all five countries in the first week of June.