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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2023, Vol. 19(1) 99-111

The Relations between Preschool Children's Self-Regulation Skills and Play Skills

Dondu Neslihan Bay

pp. 99 - 111   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2207-13-0002.R4

Published online: February 01, 2023  |   Number of Views: 182  |  Number of Download: 333


Preschool education develops self-regulation and plays skills in children. This study aims to determine preschool children's self-regulation skills and play skills and reveal the relationship between them. The study, designed according to the relational screening model, was carried out with 338 children aged 4 and 5 attending kindergarten and preschool. The children were observed for a month, and each child's self-regulation and play skills were evaluated by the teachers using the "Self-Regulation Skills Scale for 4-6-year-old Children (Instructor Form) (SRSS)" and "Play Skills Scale (PSS)". Descriptive statistics, difference tests, and correlation analysis were used to analyze the collected data. As a result of the study, it was found that children's self-efficacy skills and play skills are high, there is no significant difference in skills between girls and boys, and there is a positive and strong relationship between these skills. In this context, it is recommended that preschool teachers include practices that will support both skills.

Keywords: Preschool Children, Self-Regulation Skills, Play Skills

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APA 6th edition
Bay, D.N. (2023). The Relations between Preschool Children's Self-Regulation Skills and Play Skills . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(1), 99-111. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2023.517.7

Bay, D. (2023). The Relations between Preschool Children's Self-Regulation Skills and Play Skills . International Journal of Progressive Education, 19(1), pp. 99-111.

Chicago 16th edition
Bay, Dondu Neslihan (2023). "The Relations between Preschool Children's Self-Regulation Skills and Play Skills ". International Journal of Progressive Education 19 (1):99-111. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2023.517.7.

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