COVID-19 in Pictures of Preschoolers

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https://doi.org/10.52963/PERR_Biruni_V11.N2.20

Keywords:

COVID 19, Preschoolers, Pictures, Pandemic

Abstract

This study, it is aimed to determine the COVID-19 perceptions of 39-72 months old children attending preschool through the pictures they draw. The research was carried out with the document analysis technique, one of the qualitative research methods. The study group of the research consists of 49 children aged between 39 and 72 months who attend preschool in Denizli city center. Research data were collected from the pictures drawn by children in preschool about COVID-19. In the study, the children were also asked to describe what they drew in the picture. The expressions of the children describing their pictures were recorded by the researcher. In the results of the research, it is seen that the COVID-19 drawings in the pictures are quite similar to the images that can often be found in the press. It was determined that the children included concepts related to COVID-19 (mask, distance, cleaning, etc.) in their pictures. Children reflected their aspirations with colors due to the deprivation they experienced during the COVID-19 period. According to the results of the research, it was determined that girls use more optimistic elements in their paintings than boys.

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Published

2022-08-04

How to Cite

Güngör, H., Yapıcı, M. ., Gülay Ogelman, H., Zeren Nalinci, G. ., & Erten Sarıkaya, H. (2022). COVID-19 in Pictures of Preschoolers. Psycho-Educational Research Reviews, 11(2), 321–338. https://doi.org/10.52963/PERR_Biruni_V11.N2.20