An Investigation of Pre-school Teachers’ Views and Practices About Pre-school Outdoor Play

Selda Ata Doğan, Menekşe Boz

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In this case study, it has been aimed to reveal preschool teachers’ views and practices about outdoor play at preschool. Data collected through semi-structured interview form, observation form and outdoor play time information form. Research group has been consisted of 15 preschool teachers, affiliated to Turkish Ministry of Education located in Ankara province, Çankaya and Yenimahalle districts. It has been discovered in the findings which have been done within the scope of research, the playground, game materials, genre of games and the duration of play of children alter in accordance with the curriculum of the institution and the variety and well-kept of game materials. It has been found that roles of the teachers working for different institutions in outdoor play resemble. The teachers think the elements that prevent children playing outdoor are weather conditions and points of views of parents on children’s outdoor play.


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