Preliminary Study Of Development In Physical Activity Model to Enhance Critical Thinking Skills in Early Childhood

  • W Wujiati


The main purpose of this study was to determine the extent on how the physical activity for early childhood was organized for the age of 5-6 years. The data was obtained from 44 Early Childhood educators who participated in Technical Guidance Learning for Early Childhood Education Institutions of New Early Childhood Assistance Area year 2016 in Bali. The data obtained were through quantitative methods using
a questionnaire. The results of this study showed that there was still the variety of knowledge and understanding of educators about organizing the development of physical activity, associated with the improvement of critical thinking skills as many as 100% of participants stated that
they need guidelines for the development of physical activity. The children’s physical activity needs will be met well and correctly if educators have the correct knowledge and skills in planning, implementing, and appraising. Therefore, a guideline for the development of physical activity model
is needed.