The importance of this study emerges from the importance of the points it discusses as it
attempts to study the effectiveness of the suggested program of mathematics that develop
the thinking skill of the children in preschool age. Accordingly, it comes from the attempt
to teach the children the skill of thinking as one of the important and required skills for
the children to accommodate with the surrounded environment and to help them develop
and grow completely and to accommodate with themselves and their society. The
purpose of this study is, thus, summarized in the answering of the following questions:
1- How can we create a program that uses mathematical activities and that contribute
in the development of thinking skill of the preschool child?
2- To what extent is that program effective to develop the skills of thinking of the
The research sample is composed of 35 children for the experimental group and the same
number for the controller group from the KJ2 children.
The results of the research showed the effectiveness of the suggested program and its
obvious contribution in the development of the thinking skills for the preschool children
in a more effective way than the traditional methods used.