The Effect of Playing Collage Therapy in Increasing Motor Skills Development in Preschool Children

Authors

  • Ferasinta Ferasinta
  • Nurhayati Nurhayati
  • Lussyefrida Yanti

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i3.18277

Keywords:

Preschool children; playing collage therapy.

Abstract

Background: The stages process development of each child is the same, which is the result of the maturation
process.
Aims: The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of playing collage therapy in improving motor skills
development in preschool children.
Material and Methods: This research was a quasi-experimental study using a pre-test and post-test research
design. Playing collage therapy intervention was given to the 15 respondents, which has been chosen by using a
purposive sampling technique.
Results: The results of this study indicate that most of the children experienced motor skills development beyond
expectation (43.8%) before being given playing collage therapy. Then their motor skills development increasing
as very well developed (100%) after being given playing collage therapy. Furthermore, the results of the t-test
calculation obtained a p-value of 0.000 (α 0.05), which is means that there is a significant increase in motor skills
development through preschool children aged 3-5 years in PAUD Tunas Harapan of Bengkulu after being given
playing collage therapy.
Conclusion: From the results of this research, we conclude that playing collage therapy can be used as an alternative
therapy to improve motor skills development in pre-school children..

Author Biographies

Ferasinta Ferasinta

Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Muhammadiyah Bengkulu University.

Nurhayati Nurhayati

Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Muhammadiyah Bengkulu University.

Lussyefrida Yanti

Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Muhammadiyah Bengkulu University.

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Published

2022-07-04

How to Cite

Ferasinta Ferasinta, Nurhayati Nurhayati, & Lussyefrida Yanti. (2022). The Effect of Playing Collage Therapy in Increasing Motor Skills Development in Preschool Children. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 16(3), 173–175. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i3.18277