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The Narrative Content Of Preschool Children's Drawing, Wendy Philippa Candy Jan 2000

The Narrative Content Of Preschool Children's Drawing, Wendy Philippa Candy

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The narrative content of preschool children's drawing is the focus of this study. The purpose of this study was to raise educators, preschool teachers and parents awareness of the narrative content of preschool children’s drawings and to alert them to how children of this age communicate through their drawings. A school with an operational pre-primary class was selected from the Northern Metropolitan education district of Perth. Twelve pre-school children were selected on the basis of their participation in drawing activities. The researcher observed the children at work over a period of eight sessions. A qualitative descriptive research method ...