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Creativity Improvement Program for Children based on Pixar’s Short Animation


  • Early Childhood Education, Tongmyoung University, Korea, Republic of
  • Child Development and Family Studies, Pusan National University, Korea, Republic of
  • Department of Early Childhood Education, Tongmyong University, Korea, Republic of


Objectives: This research develops creativity improvement program which utilizes Pixar’s short animation and validates its suitability for preschooler. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The study subjects included 10 preschoolers at age 5 who are in K kindergarten located in Busan. As the procedure of creativity improvement program development research, first, we set the basic direction of the creativity improvement program which uses short animation. Second, we set up the activity field like physical, language, art, music activity for preschooler’s holistic development. Third, we choose 10 Pixar’s short animation. Fourth, on the basis of short animation which is chosen, we invent the program. Finally, we request program validation verification of the research to 6 experts. In the research, we choose the 10 Pixar’s short animations which are under 10 minutes, based on the musicality, quality of image, artistry. Findings: The short animations which are chosen on the basis of selection are ‘Boundin’, ‘Partly Cloudy’, ‘Day and Night’, ‘The Blue Umbrella’, ‘Luxo Jr.’, ‘For the Birds’, ‘Burn-E’, ‘One Man Band’, ‘Presto’ and ‘Lifted’. Application/Improvements: After applying group size targeting between 3-yearold and 5-year-old in real situation, it is required like development of creativity improvement program which uses short animation targeting 5 preschoolers later.


Creativity, Creative Problem Solving, Pixar, Preschooler, Short Animation.

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