Effects of a Play Program on Creative Thinking of Preschool Children
Garaigordobil, Maite, Berrueco, Laura, The Spanish Journal of Psychology
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a play program in the creative thinking of preschool children. The study used a repeated measures experimental pretest-posttest design with control groups. The sample included 86 participants aged 5 to 6 years (53 experimental and 33 control participants). Before and after administering the program, two evaluation instruments were applied: The Torrance Test of Creative Thinking (Torrance, 1990) and Behaviors and Traits of Creative Personality Scale (Garaigordobil & Berrueco, 2007). The program consisted of a weekly 75-minute play session throughout the school year. ANOVA results showed that the program significantly increased …
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Publication information: Article title: Effects of a Play Program on Creative Thinking of Preschool Children. Contributors: Garaigordobil, Maite - Author, Berrueco, Laura - Author. Journal title: The Spanish Journal of Psychology. Volume: 14. Issue: 2 Publication date: July 1, 2011. Page number: 608+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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