These days, where traditional methods have lost their validity in every field, the field of education has also been affected by these innovations. The purpose of this research; Today, the technology that exists in every field is also effective in the field of education and animation-supported education becomes widespread. It is to reveal whether there is a significant difference between the education in which cartoons and animation are used as a method and the education in which traditional methods are used. Research: The use of animation as a method in education is important in terms of contributing to the development of formal education. Qualitative research and document analysis methods were used in the research. In the experimental studies carried out within the scope of the findings obtained in this research, the contributions of animation and cartoons to education were observed. Studies conducted in Turkey are few compared to international studies and increasing the number of studies will contribute to the technological development of education in our country by bringing a different perspective. In line with the findings, it has been observed that concrete and permanent methods in which 2D and 3D techniques are used, such as animation and cartoons, are more beneficial, not being dependent on traditional methods in education. It is thought that animation increases memorability in education and makes it easier to get information. For animation to take place more in education in Turkey; It is envisaged that it should be integrated into the education system. To achieve this, it has been suggested to increase the number of animation departments in universities in our country. An example animation application was made on how to use animation in formal education.
Keywords: Animation, cartoon, education and animation, use of animation in education