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JCMH 2017, 4(3): 130-142 Back to browse issues page
The Impact of Playing with Lego on Social Skills of Preschool Children
Kazem Barzegar Bafrooei * , Mahsa Amogadiri
Yazd University
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Background and Purpose: Social skills are foundation of successful relationships and face to face relationship and having a good relationship is essential for successful performance in life. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of playing with Lego on social skills of the preschool children.
Method: The research method was experimental design with pre-test-posttest design with control group and follow-up stage. The statistical population consisted of all 4-6 year-olds of Lego educational center in Yazd province in the academic year of 2015-2016. The sample of 30 children selected by convenience sampling method and randomly assigned to two experimental and control groups. To assess social skills of the Social Skills Rating Scale (Wirth et al., 1984) was used on the sample in the process of implementation and follow-up training was conducted Lego. The rating social skills by teachers (Weert et al., 1984) was used to assess the social skills and it was completed by researcher for each sample after the Lego training and follow-up stage. To analyze the hypothesis of the research, repeated measures analysis of variance was used.
Results: The results showed that play with Lego has a significant effect on the social skills of children aged 4-6 years (P <0/001).
Conclusion: Based on the findings of the research, the importance of playing with Lego on children's social skills can be emphasized and used as an effective method.
Keywords: Lego training, social skills, preschool children
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/04/25 | Accepted: 2017/09/19 | Published: 2018/01/23
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Barzegar Bafrooei K, Amogadiri M. The Impact of Playing with Lego on Social Skills of Preschool Children. JCMH. 2017; 4 (3) :130-142
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Volume 4, Issue 3 (Vol4 No3 Fall 2017 - 2017) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه سلامت روان کودک Quarterly Journal of Child Mental Health
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