Making meaning: Children's perspectives expressed through drawings.

Johanna Einarsdottir, Susan Dockett, Bob Perry

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Abstract

The importance of listening to children's perspectives has been emphasised in a wide range of recent research, using a variety of strategies. This paper explores the use of drawing as a strategy to engage with young children around the topic of starting school. It describes the approaches we have used, examines the benefits and challenges we have encountered and discusses implications of using drawings as a strategy for engaging with young children (aged 4-6 years) in research. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]Copyright of Early Child Development & Care is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-232
Number of pages16
JournalEarly Child Development and Care
Volume179
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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