Modified Legos is Effective in Stimulating Development on Pre-School Children

Authors

  • Nopi Nur Khasanah Sultan Agung Islamic University
  • Atina Mustafidah Sultan Agung Islamic University
  • Herry Susanto Sultan Agung Islamic University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32584/jika.v1i2.131

Keywords:

Modification, Legos, development, children.

Abstract

Background: Optimizing pre-school children development can be performed through stimulation with play activities. Interesting games able to motivate children actively to follow the rules of the designed game. Objective: This study aimed to analyze the effect of modified lego games on the development of pre-school children. Method: The research design of this study was Pre experimental One Group Pre-Post Test Design with the number of 17 respondents. Data analysis used  marginal homogeneity test. Results and discussion: The number of children who had 'normal development' category had increased significantly from 52.9% (pre- test) to 76.5% (post-test). Bivariate analysis showed that there was ρ-value of 0.025 (<0.05).  Games need to be modified to make it more attractive to children and hope that able to stimulate all aspects of development. Conclusion: This study shows a significant effect of modified lego games on the development among pre-school children.

Author Biographies

Nopi Nur Khasanah, Sultan Agung Islamic University

Pediatric Nursing Department

Herry Susanto, Sultan Agung Islamic University

Pediatric Nursing Department

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Published

2018-11-30