The Role of Art in the Prevention of Emergencies and Disasters to Teaching Children 6 to 12 Years

Elham Mohammadinia, Leila Mohammadinia, Aliakbar Jahangard
2022 Journal of Art and Media Studies  
Children are the most significant future assets of the society of any country, and their care is the responsibility of families, the education system, and other institutions. Childhood is also a vital year for children's physical and mental development. Therefore, general education should start at this age. Art plays an essential role in teaching and transmitting information to children. The occurrence of natural disasters in the world, such as earthquakes, floods, etc., has caused a lot of
more » ... ncial and human damage to human beings in recent years. Today, the importance of disaster education in operational programs with a risk reduction and disaster approach, creating resilience that can reduce vulnerability and adverse and destructive effects of disasters, has been emphasized. Therefore, acquiring skills to prevent the impact of natural disasters that have threatened human society for centuries is essential and also requires education and knowledge transfer to children as a vulnerable group. In the meantime, art as a helpful tool in education and prevention can be practical and play a role. Therefore, in this study, the role of art in preventing disasters for educating children aged 6 to 12 years has been investigated.
doi:10.52547/ami.2022.1007.1081 fatcat:cmoljafgh5f25fxebysgmcu6h4