What is the nature of the activities used for children in kindergarten?

Banumathe, KR and Nadkarni, Saniya Sidhesh (2018) What is the nature of the activities used for children in kindergarten? Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 9 (12). pp. 245-248. ISSN 0976-0245

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Abstract

Aim To do the analysis of the activities used for children in kindergarten Material and Methods A cross-sectional study was undertaken to do activity analysis of the activities used for children in kindergarten from Manipal, Udupi district, Karnataka. The proforma based on Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, third edition was used and the teachers were interviewed to collect the list of activities. The activities were analyzed and results were interpreted.Findings The descriptive statistics was used to analyse the activities conducted for children based on observed performance with respect to expected performance. The activities were focusing on the performance skills as follows: process skills (59.76%), motor skills (52.53%) and social interaction skills (50.2%).Conclusion The results of the current study conclude that the activities conducted in the kindergarten classrooms do focus on process skills, motor skills and social interaction skills.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Performance skills; Kindergarten school; Activity analysis; School children; Occupational therapy; Activities
Subjects: Allied Health > MCOAHS Manipal > Occupational Therapy
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2019 04:04
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2019 04:04
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/153136

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