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

Saniya Sidhesh Nadkarni, Namita Narayanan, C. K. Jithin John, K. R. Banumathe

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-248
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume9
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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