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date accessioned2019-09-28T06:35:56Z
date available2019-09-28T06:35:56Z
date issued2018
identifier other66605.pdf
identifier urihttp://sid.bums.ac.ir/dspace/handle/bums/5183
description abstractBackground and Objectives: Social development and emotional intelligence prepare children for school and life. Group gamescan promote social development and emotional intelligence. The current study aimed at assessing the effects of traditional gameson preschool children’s social development and emotional intelligence.Methods: As a 2 - group, pretest - posttest, randomized, controlled trial, the current study was conducted in 2016 on 50 preschoolchildren. Children were selected through cluster sampling from kindergartens in Birjand, Iran, and randomly allocated to interventionand control groups. In the intervention group, children attended sixteen 30 - 45-minute traditional game sessions heldtwice weekly in 8 successive weeks, while children in the control group played routine games in the same period. To collect data,the Vineland social maturity scale and the Bradberry - Greaves emotional intelligence test were completed for all participants bothbefore and after the intervention. The data were analyzed with SPSS version 16.0 by running the Chi - square, the paired - samples t,and the independent-samples t tests as well as the analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) at a significance level of < 0.05.Results: Before the intervention, there were no significant differences between the groups respecting the mean scores of socialdevelopment and emotional intelligence (P > 0.05). However, after the intervention, the mean scores of social development andemotional intelligence were significantly higher in the intervention group than the control group (P < 0.05).Conclusions: Traditional games are effective in improving preschool children’s social development and emotional intelligence.Parents need to be informed about the positive effects of traditional games and should be encouraged to provide their childrenwith the opportunity to play such games.En
subjectCommunity and Health EducationEn
titleThe Effects of Traditional Games on Preschool Children’s SocialDevelopment and Emotional Intelligence: A Two - Group, Pretest -Posttest, Randomized, Controlled TrialEn
typeJournal Paper
journal titleModern Care Journal
journal issue1
journal volume15
contenttypeFulltext
article typeResearch ArticleEn
subject keywordsTraditional Games
subject keywordsSocial Development
subject keywordsEmotional Intelligence
subject keywordsPreschool Children1. BackgroundHumanis a social beingandneeds to establish relationshipswith others. Humans’ interpersonal and social interactionshelp them fulfill their higher - level needs a
author mailshiva.baradaran.bazaz@gmail.comFa
author affiliationBabol Islamic Azad University, Babol, IranEn
author fnameShivaFa
author lnameBaradaran BazazFa
author correspondingShiva Baradaran Bazaz
treeModern Care Journal:;2018:;Volume ( 15 ):;issue: 01


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