Effectiveness of Playing Origami Intervention on Improvement of Fine Motor Development Pre School Children

Authors

  • Harsismanto J1 , Larra Fredrika1, Novia Wati2 , Padila3 , Desri Suryani4 , Yandrizal5

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13565

Keywords:

Origami, Playing, Fine Motoric, Preschool Children

Abstract

Background: One aspect of development in children is fine motor development. Delays in fine motor
skills can make children have difficulty exploring the environment, barriers to learning, lazy writing, lack
of creativity. This study aims to determine the effectiveness of playing Origami interventions to improve
preschool children’s fine motor skills in PAUD Aisiyah VI Bengkulu City.
Study Design:This research is a Quasi-Experimental study with a research design of “one group pretest
and post-test without control group design”, a sample of 26 preschool children using purposive sampling.
The intervention was given for two weeks as many as six meetings with 30 minutes per session. Data on
children’s fine motor development were collected using the DDST II screening format.
Results: Analysis using the Wilcoxon test obtained ? value 0.000 (? 0.05). In conclusion, Origami play
intervention is statistically effective in improving the fine motor skills of preschool children.
Conclusion: Teachers and parents should pay more attention to and increase the stimulation of preschool
children’s fine motor skills by facilitating children to play folding, sticking, and paper cutting more often.

Author Biography

Harsismanto J1 , Larra Fredrika1, Novia Wati2 , Padila3 , Desri Suryani4 , Yandrizal5

1
Expert assistant, Nursing Study Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Muhammadiyah University of Bengkulu,
Indonesia, 2
Expert assistant, Public Health Study Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Muhammadiyah University
of Bengkulu, Indonesia, 3
Lecturer , Nursing Study Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Muhammadiyah
University of Bengkulu, Indonesia, 4Lecturer, Department of Nutrition Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian
Kesehatan Bengkulu, 5Widyaiswara Intermediate Expert UPTD Health Training Bengkulu

Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Harsismanto J1 , Larra Fredrika1, Novia Wati2 , Padila3 , Desri Suryani4 , Yandrizal5. (2020). Effectiveness of Playing Origami Intervention on Improvement of Fine Motor Development Pre School Children . Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(1), 1107-1112. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i1.13565