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The Effect of Game and Mandala on the Attention of School-aged Children

게임 및 만다라의 융복합적 접근이 학령기 아동의 주의 집중력에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Soo-Han (Dept. of Physical Therapy, Kaya University) ;
  • Kim, Ko-Un (Dept. of Rehabilitation Science, The Graduate School of Daegue University)
  • 김수한 (가야대학교 물리치료학과) ;
  • 김고운 (대구대학교 대학원 재활과학과 작업치료전공)
  • Received : 2015.06.01
  • Accepted : 2015.08.20
  • Published : 2015.08.28

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was designed to find out the effect of game and mandala convergence approach on the attention ability of the with school aged children. Method : The subjects of study were 30 children(11 male, 19 female) with school aged children who were attending in A, B community children center located in B city. The intervention was administered for 4 weeks : 3 times a weeks and 12 sessions in total. They were separated into a mandala group(n=10), game group(n=10) and control group(n=10). The experimental group was provided game and mandala program for 4 weeks. Each group examined though FAIR attention and concentration test. Result : The results of this study showed that the game and mandala program was effective to improved attention ability of the school aged children. Conclusion: This study concludes that game and mandala program had effect on the improvement of children's attention.

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