Author(s): Ummugulsum ALB?Z*
In the present study, it is aimed to deal with children's songs within the scope of audio-visual texts and to briefly explain the strategy of domestication in translation. It is also aimed to present the domestication translation with examples from the target text or target songs. Apart from this, the study aims to reveal the importance of the translation strategy chosen because children's songs are appeal text type and the audience consists of children. The Turkish translations of two German children's songs are handled in the article and it is determined that the translator aims at translation for the recipient, and the translator achieves her goal because Turkish culture and norms and the needs of Turkish children are highlighted. The translator's use of the German figure Augustin with the Turkish figure Kelo?lan and the German proper name “Hänschen” (Hansc?k-Küçük Hans) with the Turkish personal name “Can” and removing foreign elements from the target songs reveal the reason behind her achievement of her goal.