Author(s): Özge ÖZKAN KILIÇ, Ceylan ÖZBEK AYAZ
Every individual begins to learn the rules of society they live in at a young age. This process, which first started in the family, continues in school. Especially pre-school period is the period when children are most open to learning. In this period, behaviors taught to children about values education may leave permanent marks in their lives. The value judgments of the society learnt at early ages can take more space in children's memory and turn into easier behavior. In this study, it was aimed to determine impact of values education prepared for 5-6 ages children with activities on children's awareness level towards values. The study was carried out with 5-6 age group 20 children in Trakya University Ke?an Vocational School's Child Development Program Application Kindergarten in the 2nd semester of 2017-2018 academic year. In the study, one group pretest post test without control group quasi-experimental design were used of quantitative research methods was used in the study. The Behavior Values Scale developed by Gür (2013) was used in obtaining the data and the questions in the scale were answered by the class teacher before and after the education. According to the results obtained from the research, it was determined that the children’s awareness level towards values was moderate according to pretest results before the education. A significant difference between pretest - posttest scores of children in the analyzes made after the education program was determined.