An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The study aimed to investigate higher primary school students, in Hebron District, preferences of colors, and to examine differences of theses preferences according to student gender, grade, and place of residence and to build a strategy for the implementation of colors in schools environment. A sample of (291) males and females, participated in the study, and a check-list of color cards was used as a study tool, both validity and reliability were guaranteed. Nonparametric tests were used to answer the research questions. The study concluded that the most important colors favored by students are: green, red, and blue, there are differences in the favorite colors due to gender, females preferred red, pink, yellow, & indigo, according to the place of residence, differences were found in preferring green in favor of the north residents and brown in favor of the south residents of Hebron district, and according to grade school, differences were found in preferring the red, green, brown and black colors in favor of fifth and sixth grades. The researcher, in light of the results, suggested a strategy for color employment in school environment, and came out with a set of recommendations.