A case study of fun learning with numeracy of preschoolers

Siti Rahaimah Ali, Farah Mukhtar
2017 Southeast Asia Early Childhood Journal  
Preschool education focuses on the efforts to provide fun and meaningful learning opportunities to children aged four to six years old. The main focus is the process of teaching and learning which is children-centered, emphasis on the findings inquiry concept, the use of integrated teaching and learning, thematic learning, learning through playing, contextual learning and project-based learning. This study was conducted to explore fun learning with numeracy using the Fun-Learning Kid's tool in
more » ... ning Kid's tool in the teaching of mathematics for the pre-school students in Kelantan. This study used the playing approach. Pre-school students from two schools have been used as a sample of the study, namely, private schools and government school. The data was collected using the test questions after the pre-school students were exposed to the concept of multiplication using the Fun-Learning Kid's tool. The findings show that pre-school students have the ability to solve simple multiplication problems regardless the type of schools they go to. This demonstrated that the playing and learning method using the Fun-Tastic Kid's affects the preschool students' cognitive development and also their counting skill.
doi:10.37134/saecj.vol6.6.2017 fatcat:x7so55u2nbbz7iga6v6j37jiui