Animation as a strategic tool for education

  • Josefina Amanda Suyo-Vega1, Monica Elisa Meneses-La-Riva, Víctor Hugo Fernández-Bedoya, Sofía Almendra Alvarado-Suyo


Animation is used as a strategic tool in education, it consists of bringing life to lifeless objects. The objective of the research was to systematize the scientific evidence on animation and education in infants worldwide, this was achieved through a thorough review in the ERIC and SCOPUS database, from 2010 to 2020. For this purpose, a system of equations with associated terms such as "cartoons", "films in children's learning", "learning through movies", "movie for children" was also used, as well as the Boolean operators "and" and "or", exclusion and inclusion criteria such as social science theme, access and publisher restrictions. Nine records were identified that answered the question "What is the scientific evidence on animation related to early education, identifying, population approaches, objectives and conclusions? Concluding that there is an abysmal gap in scientific publications worldwide on the subject of animation as a tool for early education. Another key factor in the process is the permanent accompaniment of parents to their children about the hours they are exposed to watch cartoons. Finally, to recognize the pedagogical potential of animation in the formation of the infant since it is the stage where their mental structures are molded.