The aim of this study is to determine primary school students’ current environmental perceptions and collect drawings about the environment in their dreams after receiving sustainable environmental education. At the end of the research, it was tried to analyze the students' pictures related to environmental Thirteen 4th grade students studying at a public primary school in Zeytinburnu district of Istanbul were selected by using purposive sampling method participated in the research. They were asked to draw pictures in order to reveal their current environmental perceptions. After the picture drawings were finished, they were expected to explain their drawings on the back page of the paper in accordance with the instructions. After the drawings, the students were given 'sustainable environmental education' for a certain period of time. Then, the students were asked to draw pictures again in order to reveal their imagined environmental perceptions. Picture drawings were taken as both drawing and written expression by processing like the previous data collection process. Content analysis technique was used as data analysis. Findings, show that while the pollution theme is the most dominant in the current environmental perceptions of the students, the dominant theme in the imaginary environment perceptions is the place theme. In the place theme, it is emphasized that individuals should build their lives in the natural environment and considering the concept of sustainability. In the drawing of imaginary environmental perceptions, the reflections of the sustainable environmental education are seen.
Environmental Education, sustainable environmental education, sustainability, environmental drawings of primary school students.