Main Article Content
The aim of this study was to design an educational program based on the patterns of play and measure its effect on improving achievement and deductive thinking among fifth grade students. The study members consisted of two divisions in the school district of Babil in the academic year 2018/2019. The two divisions were divided into two experimental and control groups in a simple random way. The number of the experimental group was (34) students and the control group (33) students.
To achieve the objectives of the study, an educational program was designed based on the modes of play, the preparation of a test of deductive thinking, which consists of (30) paragraphs, and the preparation of an achievement test consisting of (5) questions, and distributed the questions to 6 sub-paragraphs. The psychometric characteristics of the study tools were achieved in terms of honesty, consistency, difficulty coefficients and discrimination. The results revealed that there are statistically significant differences due to the effect of an educational program for the experimental group on the skills of deductive thinking and achievement test.