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Media aren't a toy
The project uses selected methods adjusted to preschool-age children to bring media culture closer to the youngest and to prepare them for involvement in the world of media that awaits for them stronger with beginning of their schooling. The project is held in day nurseries «Utrina», “Remetinec”, “Vrapče”, “Bukovac”, “Botinec”, “Kustošija” and in day nursery of Topusko District. Along with children, the project includes grown up beneficiaries: parents, pedagogues, educators.
Developing child's ability to accept useful side of media, leaning toward entertaining, educational role of media and deflecting from inappropriate, destructive contents presented to them. Sensibilization of parents and educators to develop such educational activities which will help children of younger age to participate in critical approach to media and to try to eliminate inappropriate media expression according to their own choice (inappropriate electronic games, violent films and such).
Project leaders: press and electronic media journalists
Maja Šopar, Domagoj Kolar, Zvjezdana Stančić
prof: Petra Pajić, Sanda Popović, Karolina Bošnjak,Nina Cesarec, Ivana Mioč
Duration: year 2007.
No. of beneficiaries:
grown ups 100