INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


THE EFFECT OF EDUCATIONAL GAME STUDIES TO SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHILDREN

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of educational games to social development within 20 children who volunteered in this study. The study period was 12 weeks and every week the number of the sessions was 2, each session took 1 hour. 10 questions social development survey is asked to filled up by their parent before and after the study is conducted. The options of the questions are formed from yes or no and all the data is explained by the frequency and percentage values on the tables. According to the results obtained during the activities; children, learning to show a sharing attitude towards people, to express their feelings in society, to take responsibility and to comply with the rules, before focusing on adopting social behavior. Educational games in education supports children in a way the expression of themselves and finding different capabilites.



Keywords
Child, Educational games, Social development



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