"This study aimed to enhance social vitality in classrooms by enhancing creative thinking skills of ordinary children and children with ADHD tendency and enhancing self-control ability of children with ADHD tendency based on transdisciplinary art therapy programs. Transdisciplinary art therapy programs in this study refers to a program developed in order to enhance creative artistic thinking skills besides uniform curriculum-based education. A program integrating texts of Korean subject from Korean textbook (chapter 1 and 4, first semester textbook for fourth grade) and art therapy (fine art and music) based on 'transdisciplinary service model' was used with cooperation of teachers, special educational teachers and art therapists to achieve the goal. Through creative thinking processes of Korean subject, this transdisciplinary art therapy program is expected to contribute to children's creativity. Also, by helping children with ADHD tendency who are not easily accepted in school due to their impulsive and discursive behaviors through art therapy classes planned based on Korean subject, their problem behavior can be replaced with creative energy for art so that they can release their inner drives, become stable and turn their inappropriate behaviors into creative behaviors. For, children with ADHD tendency, the experience of transdisciplinary art therapy program in Korean curriculum can enhance self-control ability to control their problem behavior, improve quality of friendship in the peer group because they will be better accepted and change teachers' impression of them positively so that teachers will later develop teaching methods, teaching knowledge and professionality for children with ADHD tendency. As proposed above, effects of transdisciplinary art therapy will be proved with later studies.
Keyword : creative thinking skills, self-control ability, art therapy, children with ADHD tendency"