Fine Motor Development In Toddlers

  • Yekti Satriyandari Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta
  • Nur Ain Desta Dulasdi Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta


The degree of children health reflects the health of the nation because children as the successor to the
nation have the ability to be developed in continuing development of the nation. The problem is that
not all children get through the process of development properly. Their developmental are delayed due
to the lack of parents’ recognition of the danger signs (redflag) in their children development, early
detection checks or development screening in children, and direct involvement of parents in their
children world or stimulation from non-parents. The purpose of this study is to see the development of
children aged 1-5 years. This type of quantitative. The sampling technique used in this study was non
probability sampling method called purposive sampling and was calculated by the number of samples
in this study as 50 people. The analysis was carried out using univariate analysis. The results showed
that the description of motoric development of children aged 1-5 years in the Jowah V Maternal Health
Unit, most of the measurement of children development were normal with fine motor development as
94.2% of toddler development who had untestable categories of 3 children with a percentage of 5.8%,
Jowah V Maternal Health Unit needs to establish cooperation with health workers / health agencies
for routine children development checks / DDST II so that mothers of toddlers know about their
children development regularly.