Robotics in Early Childhood Development

Oleh :
Yudianto Sujana - 198106152008121003 - Fak. KIP

Abstract: This article presents the robotics technology and the benefits on early childhood
development. Robotics technology can help children to think creatively and systematically,
learn to work together, problem solving and improve fine motor skills. The use of robotics in
early childhood development is also very suitable to constructivism theory which states that
learning is to build knowledge of the self. The robot that used is Huna robotic education kit
that is suitable for children because it can be assembled into a variety of shapes and are
made of materials that are safe for children. This article also describes the steps in
introducing robotics technology to early childhood.
Keywords: robotics, early childhood development, educational robotics kit