The Effectiveness of the Game Reaching for Stars and Achieving Hope on the Static Balance of Children with Flat Foot Conditions


  • Gyta Krisdiana Cahyaningrum Physical Education, Mulawarman University
  • Naheria Naheria Physical Education, Mulawarman University
  • Sasmiko Sasmiko Physical Education, Mulawarman University



Static Balance, Reaching Stars Games, Reaching Hope


Balance in children plays an important role in maintaining body posture in static and dynamic conditions, regulating and controlling motion stability, and supporting the maturation of motor skills. Motor-related movement disorders in balance and posture are influenced by the impact of flat foot. This research aims to determine the effectiveness the game consists of reaching for stars and achieving hope of the static balance of children with flat foot. The research method used is quantitative with a pre-experimental research group design after testing. The population of this study was the class B group of Samarinda City Kindergarten aged 5-6 years, totaling 60 people. Sampling used a purposive sampling method with the qualifications of respondents who identified the condition of the flat foot as 15 children. The data collection techniques used are observation, experiments, and documents. The data analysis technique used is statistical analysis tif description, Kolmogorov Smirnov normality test, and test paired sample test. Based on the research results, there are significant changes in the abilities of the child's static balance as shown by the results of the paired sample test as big as Sig. (2-tailed) 0.001<0.05, then H0 is rejected and H1 is accepted, meaning that the effectiveness of the game of reaching for stars and achieving hope has a significant influence on children's static balance abilities.


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How to Cite

Gyta Krisdiana Cahyaningrum, Naheria Naheria, & Sasmiko Sasmiko. (2024). The Effectiveness of the Game Reaching for Stars and Achieving Hope on the Static Balance of Children with Flat Foot Conditions. International Journal Of Humanities Education and Social Sciences, 3(6).