The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between family characteristics and problem behaviours of the children that attending pre-school education. The research was conducted in the “İlişkisel Tarama” model. The sample consisted of 5-6-year age-group 295 children going to 7 public and 5 private preschool institutions (totally 12 preschool institutions) in Beylikdüzü, Avcılar, Bakırköy, Güngören ve Eyüp districts of Istanbul and their families that are selected by the random sampling model. The tool that are used for data collection were “Family Information Form” and “Problem Behaviour Scale" that is a part of the Preschool and Kindergarten Behaviours Scales (PKBS-2). It is developed by Merrell. Adaptation to Turkish and validity-reliability studies are made by Özbey. Turkish form of the "Problem Behaviour Scale" consists of 4 factors: Externalizing Problems, Internalizing Problems, Antisocial and Self-Centered..In the analysis of the data, SPSS package program wa
Family, Pre-school Education, Problem Behaviour.