Stimulating the Ability to Understand Environmental Problems by Using Images in Children in Kindergarten
The ability to understand is one of the basic abilities in cognitive things that children must have. Thus, children will be better prepared to do higher thought processes and ready to enter all the more complex situations. The purpose of this study is to see how the ability to understand children in seeing a problem with the help of images as a learning medium. This research is a quantitative study that uses an experimental test with a time series, where children are given care that will bring behavior that can be seen and evaluated based on the objectives of this study. Children show that in the use of images containing material problems that are around children, children will more easily understand the situation compared to classrooms that are only given descriptive descriptions by the teacher to children. Based on this, early childhood in the thought process requires something that can be seen by children as in the developmental stage of thinking which is in the preoperative stage. The results shown based on this research test, there is an increase in the ability of children to carry out this research test.