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The Role of Creative Drama in Creativity Development of Children Aged 5 to 7 Years

Journal: International Journal for Modern Trends in Science and Technology (IJMTST) (Vol.6, No. 2)

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Page : 13-11

Keywords : IJMTST; UGC;

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The creative drama is a branch of the theater that takes care of the child before it draws on the scene, revealing its demands, desires and abilities by using motion and plays, imitation and replication. The creative drama, along with emotional games, participation and active communication with the group helps mental health of the child.The purpose of this study was to examine the application and ability of drama in the creation of the child's thinking and questioning as well as creative mentality, and to examine the role of constructive elements (motion-dialogue-play and imagination) and their ability to develop the child's mind and mental by contemplating the effectiveness of the creative drama on mental activation of person, society and thinking production. For this purpose, 25 children aged 5-7 years were trained by creative drama. The research sample has been selected by non-random and accessible (targeted) method. By conducting creative drama classes, the children's behaviors tested in artistic activities and increase of participation in group activities. In this research, a researcher-made questionnaire with 25 questions was constructed based on Likert scale and its reliability was calculated based on Cronbach's alpha using SPSS software. Reliability was obtained as 0.93% which was estimated at acceptable level. The results show that creative drama has a significant effect on children's creativity.

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