The aim of this study is to collect the opinions of pre-school teachers about their attitudes and self-efficacy perceptions towards art activities they apply. The research is designed in a mixed method pattern. Participant Information Form, Preschool Teachers’ Attitude towards Arts & Art Activities Scale Form were used in quantitative research while Semi-Structured Interview Form is used in qualitative research. The quantitative research was carried out with 100 pre-school teachers working in different provinces and schools affiliated with Ministery of National Education in the school year of 2019-2020. The qualitative research was carried out with 10 volunteer preschool teachers that is also participated in quantitative research. In quantitative data analysis, t test and one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) is made by using SPSS.22 statistical analysis program while researcher notes and voice recordings (from the interviews) are used in qualitative data analysis. According to the findings, the average of attitude scale towards Art & Art activities of teachers working in private schools is higher than the teachers working in public schools.
Keywords: Preschool education, art activity, attitude, self-efficacy