One of the important goals of the Social Studies course is to bring values to children. In the Social Studies course, many educational tools are used by teachers. In addition to literary products such as epics, poems and stories, cartoons are also important for the education of values. The main purpose of this study is to analyze the cartoon of Rafadan Tayfa in the context of the values in the Social Studies Curriculum published in 2018. The research was carried out with document analysis, which is one of the qualitative research methods. The data source of this research consists of 79 sections of Rafadan Tayfa cartoon film. Rafadan Tayfa cartoon's episodes published between 2014-2016 and in 2 seasons were analyzed. In the research, most of the values in the social studies course curriculum were found in the cartoon of Rafadan Tayfa. It is seen that the most important cultural values and elements are included in the cartoon of Rafadan Tayfa. Besides, it is seen that the values of Scientificity, Solidarity, Sympathy are the most emphasized values. Scientific value is gathered under two sub-themes as theoretical and daily life information. Solidarity value is gathered in this cartoon under two sub-themes: friend solidarity and social solidarity. There are traditional dishes, traditional plays, national elements, local clothes, music, certain days and weeks from cultural values and elements. There are traditional dishes, traditional plays, national elements, local clothes, music, certain days and weeks from cultural values and elements. It was determined that values of freedom, independence and peace were given little place in the cartoon.
Cartoon, Social Studies, Values, Values Education