1- A kaleidoscope connects us with our childlike selves, and the patterns that such a toy creates reminds us of the mandala (see Mandala). We are able in dreams to appreciate the beauty of basic patterns. Just as a child is fascinated by the pattern that a kaleidoscope creates, so the dream image can introduce us to the creativity which can often become trapped.
2- The magnification of the pattern created by small objects harks back to the sense of wonder that is felt in being human. We become aware of our own ‘smallness’ within the larger scheme of things.
3- A kaleidoscope can symbolise the patterns that we make for ourselves in times of spiritual self- doubt.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
In dreams we are able to appreciate the beauty of basic patterns. In a kaleidoscope, any arbitrary pattern of objects shows up as a beautiful symmetrical pattern because of the reflections in the mirrors from which the kaleidoscope is constructed.
The patterns, both regular and irregular as seen in nature, can symbolize the patterns and matrices that we make to comfort ourselves in times of self-doubt.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: The magnification and myriad reflections of the patterns created by small objects as they are tumbled together permits us to recapture the sense of wonder that is felt in being human. We become aware of our own ‘smallness’ within the larger scheme of things.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: A kaleidoscope connects us with our childlike selves, and the patterns that such a toy creates reminds us of the fibonacci perfect ratios that occur in nature, symbolizing the perfection of natural form. Just as a child is fascinated by the pattern that a kaleidoscope creates, so the dream image can introduce us to our own creativity, which can often become trapped.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see a kaleidoscope in your dream is generally positive. It suggests that various aspects of your personality are coming together to form an exciting new you. Most people who have this dream are highly creative.
For this reason, the dream can also mean that deciding on a single career may be a challenge for you someday.... My Dream Interpretation
The kaleidoscope signifies the fragments that come together to form a whole, perhaps indicating something diverse, such as a situation with varied aspects, or piecing together the parts of a symbolic puzzle.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Seing a jumbled miscellany of fragments come together to form a symmetrical and beautiful image may be a symbol of the order that can come to your psyche when all its components are ‘centred’ - that is, function as servants or instruments or expressions of your true, inner self.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols