عنوان مقاله [English]
The present study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of Alifo game on emotional intelligence of preschool children in a quasi-experimental manner with a pre-test-post-test design with a control group. The statistical population included all preschool children in the 13th district of Tehran in the 97-98 academic year. In this study, the Bar-An emotional intelligence questionnaire was used. A total of 30 people were randomly divided into experimental group (15 people) and control group (15 people). In order to select the research sample, the available sampling method was used. After selecting the samples, a pre-test was performed and then Alifo game was performed for the children in the experimental group. For the experimental group, 45 play sessions were performed and performed at the time when the children were in preschool, and the control group did not receive any intervention, and at the end of the course, post-test was taken from both groups.
Mean and standard deviation and analysis of covariance were used to analyze the data. Findings showed that Alifo play significantly increased the level of emotional intelligence of preschool children by 0.49 and also on the subscales of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management by 0.61, 0.57, 0.54, respectively. And 0.54 was effective. Based on the findings, it can be stated that Alifo game is an effective way to increase children's emotional intelligence.