Implementation of Traditional Games in Early Childhood Education Learning in Indonesia

Tatminingsih, Sri (2019) Implementation of Traditional Games in Early Childhood Education Learning in Indonesia. In: 1st International Conference on Education & Languages for Students and Adult Learners (ELSA 2019), 18 September 2019, Impiana Hotel, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

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Indonesia is an archipelago consisting of 17,504 people spread in 34 provinces. One of them is West Nusa Tenggara Province. Besides that, Indonesia to a country rich in traditional games because Indonesia has more than 300 ethnic groups and has 1,340 ethnic groups. If it is assumed that one ethnic group has only two traditional games, then in Indonesia there will be around 2,680 types of traditional games. Traditional games can stimulate aspects of child development such as physical-motoric, cognitive, language, social-emotional, creativity and character. The purpose of the research in this article is to find out the implementation and utilization of traditional games in the learning process at ECED. The research method uses descriptive qualitative with interview and observation techniques. The research subjects of the interview were 100 kindergarten teachers in West Nusa Tenggara Province. Observer were carried out during traditional game trials in 10 kindergartens representing ten regions in West Nusa Tenggara. Research time July - October 2018. The results of the study show that the use of traditional games in ECED learning can stimulate aspects of child development as a whole and the game can help teachers stimulate all aspects of early childhood development. The suggestion that can be conveyed is that the traditional game should be included in the educational curriculum for early childhood education teachers and is used as an alternative learning strategy in kindergartens, especially in Indonesia

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information (ID): S0024-22.pdf
Uncontrolled Keywords: Traditional games, early childhood education, games in learning
Subjects: 300 Social Science > 370-379 Education (Pendidikan) > 372.21 Pre School (Pendidikan Pra Sekolah)
700 The Art, Fine and Sport > 790-799 Recreational and Performing Arts (Olah Raga dan Seni Pertunjukan) > 790.1 Recreational Activities, Games (Aktivitas Rekreasi, Permainan)
Divisions: Koleksi Digital > Artikel
Depositing User: CR Cherrie Rachman
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2022 03:22
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2022 03:32

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