Influence of interactive picture story media on early childhood cognitive and language development
Early childhood is a critical period for child development. At this time the child should get psychosocial stimulation to develop optimally, Children need learning activities that can stimulate their development as well as fun for them. To create activities that appeal and entertain for children then it takes an interesting media. This research’s aims to analyze the influence of interactive picture story media on cognitive and language development early childhood. The respondents are children aged 5-6 years in cluster 2 productive sub district Gayungan Surabaya which amounted to 166 children. This research uses quantitative method and the data analysis technique by testing the hypothesis with paired sample t-test. The results of this study indicate that interactive picture story media have a significant effect on cognitive and language development for early childhood. So that interactive picture story media can be used as a media to develop the cognitive and language development of early childhood.