Storytelling Book for Early Childhood Education: Recognize Animal Illustration


Acquainting children with animals is a fundamental aspect of early childhood education. Children will learn animal characters, sounds and the type of food these animals eat. To support the learning process and develop understanding of this topic, a storytelling book was compiled about several characteristics of animals organized alphabetically by the animals’ first names. The book being developed is also integrated with augmented reality, so that children can explore three-dimensional animal illustrations accompanied by the unique sounds of each animal they observe. The use of innovative technology-based learning media aims to ensure that the learning process also keeps pace with current developments. Additionally, the goal is to cultivate students’ curiosity and enthusiasm for the topics being explored. The use of this learning media requires the assistance of parents or teachers. The development process involves stages of Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. The research findings indicate students’ interest in studying the characteristics of animals, as the learning books can present animal shapes in three dimensions accompanied by their corresponding sounds.

Keywords: storytelling, book, animal, early childhood education

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