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2014, vol. 13, iss. 3, pp. 259-273
Dynamic drawing characteristics of preschool and younger school age children
University of Belgrade, Faculty for Special Education and Rehabilitation
Keywords: children’s drawings; intellectual realism; representation of action
The main objective of this research is to determine developmental characteristics of dynamic drawings of preschool and younger school age children. The sample consists of 90 typical developed children, aged between 6 and 9. The sample includes 47 (52.2%) girls and 43 (47.8%) boys from preschool institutions and elementary schools in Pirot and Belgrade. Action representation in dynamic drawings was evaluated using three types of drawings: a man who runs, a man shooting a ball and a man lifting a ball from the floor. We determined that a very small number of the respondents reaches the highest level of graphical representation of figures in motion, and that girl’s achievements are better than boy’s achievements. However, this result is on the border of statistical significance (p=0.052). Also, there is a statistically significant trend of progress to higher levels of action representation (p=0.000) with the increase in chronological age of the respondents.
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article language: Serbian
document type: Original Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.5937/specedreh13-6665
published in SCIndeks: 26/12/2014
peer review method: double-blind