Art was afraid a monster might be in his room tonight. This is a first for him. After I exposed the empty, monsterless space behind the door and inside the closet he felt better. Then I asked him what the monsters might look like. It very quickly dissolved into a funny image for him.
"Sometimes they have one eye. Sometimes they have eyes all over their bodies. What if they had a really long tongue, you could play jump rope with?! What if they had a tongue so long, it was like a road and you could drive on it all the way into their mouth!"