Shahin Samadpour Shahrak, Parviz Karimi Sani, Roghayeh Khamizadeh. Investigating the Impact of Painting on the Level of Pre-School Children’s Creativity.

(2016) Science and education, 12, 122-127. Odessa.

Shahin Samadpour Shahrak,
M. A. Shabestar Branch,
Parviz Karimi Sani,
PhD, Department of Psychology, Shabestar Branch,
Roghayeh Khamizadeh,
PhD, Department of Psychology, Shabestar Branch,
Islamic Azad University, Shabestar, Iran



This study aimed to explore the impact of painting on the creativity level of pre-school children of Shabestar kindergartens in 2014-2015 school year. The present study is quasi-experimental. The study involved 30 kindergarten and pre-school children. Data collection instrument was a standard questionnaire. The data were analyzed in two parts: Descriptive statistics (including demographic data, tables and charts) and inferential statistics (Manoa test and analysis of covariance). The results show that painting has a positive impact on the development of pre-school children’s creativity. Moreover, the findings have indicated that painting is an effective tool for the development of initiative and flexibility of children in the Shabestar kindergartens.


painting, creativity, fluency, development, initiative, flexibility, preschool children.




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