Engklek Game and Its Benefits for Early Children’s Development
Dr. Joko Sukoyo, S. Pd., M. Pd.
Research Areas: Javanese language education, speaking, teaching speaking
…..the engklek game developed in Boyolali municipality had two types of the engklek game. They are an airplane engklek and a mountain engklek. The game could be played by both males and females with 2-5 persons. It is usually played in the morning or the afternoon in the yard. Engklek games could be used to stimulate the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and linguistic development of children. The physical skill consists of rough and fine motoric development, obesity reduction and leg muscle strengthening. The cognitive skill consists of geometry concept, calculation, estimation, problem-solving learning, and interpersonal quotient improvement. Social skill consists of socializing and honesty. The emotional skill consists of children’s training to not be sloppy and stress reduction. Meanwhile, the linguistics skill consists of the word – sentence management skill and contextual language usage.
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Sukoyo, J., Kurniati, E., & Utami, E. S. (2021). Engklek Game and Its Benefits for Early Children’s Development. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education, 13(1), 20-27.