Document Type : Original Research Paper


Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran


In recent years, a significant population of children in Iran is caused a special attention towards the problem of educational spaces for children. Unfortunately in Iran, most schools and child care spaces are established in non-educational buildings (such as houses). Emphasizing on the advantages of environmental features that influence the human mind and his behavior, this study is seeking to achieve designing patterns for 3-6 years old children educational spaces. The Survey Research Method is used in this research. Based on the integration of related theories, the patterns are derived from the creativity model. The conclusion displays the patterns of children educational spaces for promoting their motivation and creativity, such as: the variability of space and its components, the interaction between indoor and outdoor spaces, diversity and game-making of the natural stimulus elements such as light, water and plants.   


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