The appeal of cartoon characters in instructional media through animation in early childhood education in Surakarta


  • B H Prilosadoso Faculty of Art and Design, Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Surakarta, Indonesia
  • R A Kurniawan Faculty of Art and Design, Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Surakarta, Indonesia
  • B Pandanwangi Faculty of Art and Design, Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Surakarta, Indonesia
  • I K Yunianto Faculty of Art and Design, Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Surakarta, Indonesia


animation, cartoon characters, early childhood education, learning media


Animated learning media using cartoon characters is an appropriate means of supporting learning methods in Early Childhood Education in the Surakarta area, Central Java, Indonesia. This research method includes data collection, data analysis, and presentation of data analysis. This research method uses a qualitative descriptive approach through data sources that include learning materials, animated cartoon characters, literature study through the stages of analysis obtained from various sources of information in interactive references. The investigation stages from multiple sources of information, both literature reviews and interviews, were carried out using an interactive model, where each research component includes the steps of data collection, data reduction, presentation, and conclusion drawing. The use of cartoon characters in animation learning media is beneficial for students who are very interesting and able to receive material and participate in learning activities. Also, animated audiovisual media are needed by students and teachers by using cartoon characters in it.


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Prilosadoso, B. H., Kurniawan, R. A., Pandanwangi, B., & Yunianto, I. K. (2021). The appeal of cartoon characters in instructional media through animation in early childhood education in Surakarta. International Journal of Social Sciences, 4(1), 35-38.



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