Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)

Developing Children’s Early Numeracy Skill Through Traditional Game “Dragon Snakes”

Authors
Nur I.S. Rakhmawati, Rachma Hasibuan, Imroatus Sholichah
Corresponding Author
Nur I.S. Rakhmawati
Available Online 3 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.043How to use a DOI?
Keywords
traditional game, dragon snakes, counting
Abstract

The early numeracy skill is needed by children to continue their higher education which relates to mentioning symbols of numbers, sorting numbers, adding, subtracting, and knowing more and less. The numeracy skills can be improved through traditional games, namely dragon snake. The rules of the Dragon snake game were; the children took two cards, then, added the numbers and the pictures on those cards. The purpose of this study was to determine the development of numeracy skills of children aged 5-6 years through the traditional game “dragon snakes”. The research method used was a quantitative research with Nonequivalent Control Group Design. The sample in this study was 62 children aged 5-6 years in Karanggeneng Subdistrict, Lamongan district. Data were collected using tests, observations and documentation. Data were analysed using Mann-Whitney data analysis that obtained Null Hypothesis (Ho) was rejected. Therefore, it can be concluded that children are easier to learn early numeracy through traditional game “dragon snake” modified with the number cards provided.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
3 December 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-285-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.043How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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