This study was conducted to determine the teachers' view about the factors that influence the development of creativity in a negative way during early childhood period. This study was based on a voluntary procedure. "Creativity Barriers Scale" and demographic information form were applied to kindergarten teachers from Kars (n=100) and Ankara (n=97) in fall semester of 2015. According to the study results; the biggest factors of creativity barriers are school and teacher, they are followed by family-home and student. In the teachers' opinion, in terms of children and total points, there are significant differences by gender. Age range and professional experience show statistically significant difference only in average total points. (p<0,05). There is no statistically significant difference between opinions of teachers by marital status and having children. (p>0,05). According to the study results, school and teacher may influence children's creativity during early childhood period.
Creativity; Creative Thinking; Early Childhood; Teacher's Opinion