Analysis of Fine Motor Skills Using the Coloring Method in Students with Mental Impairment Mustika Home Schooling

  • Achmad Fajar Hamzah Maarif IKIP Budi Utomo
  • Havid Yusuf IKIP Budi Utomo
Keywords: Fine Motor Skill, Method, Mental Impairment


Fine motor skills are movements that only involve certain body parts that are only carried out by small muscles, therefore, in fine motor skills, the element of energy is not really needed, but rather careful and thorough coordination of body parts. Mental retardation is an individual who has been identified by a psychologist who has sluggishness in thinking and learning, as well as difficulty in pronunciation. This study aims to describe the fine motor skills of mentally retarded students Mustika Home Schooling in physical education lessons using the coloring method. This research uses qualitative or naturalistic methods because it is carried out in natural conditions. For the research method, the researcher uses a qualitative method, which is a research procedure that produces descriptive data in the form of written or spoken words of people and observable behavior. Qualitative approach has natural characteristics (natural serfing) as a source of direct data, descriptive, process is more important than results. Data collection is done by using the method of observation or observation. The results of this study indicate that there is a change in the coloring of the pattern in Figures 1, 2, 3 in Dastan and Arjuna. Researchers can conclude that Dastan and Arjuna have good motor skills, it is slowly proven by how they color the patterns of the pictures given.


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How to Cite
Maarif, A., & Yusuf, H. (2023). Analysis of Fine Motor Skills Using the Coloring Method in Students with Mental Impairment Mustika Home Schooling. PROSIDING SEMINAR NASIONAL PENDIDIKAN JASMANI DAN KEOLAHRAGAAN, 1(1), 462-470.
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