Education and knowledge can be efficaciously transmitted by rousing interest and engaging attention of the young children. Comic stories and animations are hinged on motivational themes and therefore encourage and stimulate the young minds by awakening their enthusiasm towards a particular subject. The language of comics is extremely riveting because of its ability to grasp a child’s attention through interesting, pictorial, onomatopoeic and imaginative story telling rendition. This literature masters the art of communicating most serious topics with ease and simplicity. The comic treatment of difficult and convoluted themes and concepts becomes extremely malleable to these impressionable minds. Comic book and video animations are therefore introduced in preschool classrooms so that the children can playfully assimilate intricate information without going through the austere schedule of reading, memorizing, homework and examination. It is believed that what you love is easy to learn and this ism is being applied with the aid of comic mode of education dissemination.
The virtuosity of comic workmanship lies in the fact that it can mould any subject a wide gamut of subjects in its fold thereby adding an innovative edge to modern pedagogy. The subjects of mythology, history, science, literature and other subjective as well as empirical topics are adopted in to comic narratives for catering to the imaginative and instinctive attributes of children. A wide array of comic texts can be easily accessed, selected and procured through comic book stores online. Even games like chess, riddles and puzzles are being represented through comic mediums.
Although comic book and films are also recriminated for inducing and promoting violence and aggression, there is a resurgence of comic medium of education instruction because it is believed to stimulate the creativity of the children due to myriad reasons. Apart from upholding inspirational themes and ideas, its innovative visual presentation wields the imaginative and emotional response of children. Besides we are also aware that a combination of pictorial and textual representation is a potent method of evoking the child’s interest towards pursuit of knowledge by stimulating their cognitive skills and teaching them to appreciate life spontaneously.