UPI Kampus Cibiru's Conference, ICPECE 2017

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INSTILLING CHARACTERS VALUES THE EARLY CHILDHOOD THROUGH SUNDANESE LOCAL WISDOM BASED TRADITIONAL GAMES
Erna Roostin

Building: Mitra Hotel, Bandung
Room: Nusantara 1
Date: 2017-12-06 07:00 AM – 05:30 PM
Last modified: 2018-04-13

Abstract


The character of an individual must go through a long and gradual process. The most appropriate and effective cultivation of character values for early childhood is by using Sundanese wisdom-based traditional games, which contain noble values as the basis of character, instilling character values in early childhood aims for forming the character of nation. The values of characters that can be istilled in early childhood, including: religious, honest, tolerance, disciplined, hard working, creative, independent, democratic, curios, nation spirit,patriotic, achievement appreciative, friendly, peace loving, keen on reading, environment caring, social caring, and responsible. Indonesia consists of various ethnic groups, each region has a variety of traditional games, one of them is a traditional game in the area of West Java (Sunda) or also called kaulinan urang lembur, the examples of the game are egrang, engkle, congklak, kobak sodor, oray- orayan, ucing sumput and many more, all of them are games that have existed since the time of our ancestors and then passed down orally to this day. But along with the development of science and technology, traditional games began to be abandoned even forgotten, the children are lulled by the Gadgets, Games, Computers that turn out to have negative impacts on children both in terms of health, psychological condition and decrease of studying concentration and spirit. Sundanese local culture wisdom has positive values to be transformed to early childhood which is to form a positive personality early.


Keywords


character values, traditional game, local wisdom

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