Educational Implication of Folktales on Nigerian Children

  • Olujoke Stella AKINRUJOMU Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere -Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
Keywords: Folktales, folklore, Educational Implication, Nigerian Children


Teaching and learning have been undertaken sometimes in the absences of visual materials. Teaching of morals, values and virtues in children can best be achieved with printmaking illustrations while using folktales as sources of influence. Folktales have been described in this paper as veritable tool for teaching sociological and cosmological issues. The paper suggests some educational implication of folktales as it specifically affects children.

Author Biography

Olujoke Stella AKINRUJOMU, Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere -Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Department of Design and Fine Arts, College of Technology, 


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