The Effectiveness of Toilet Training on Children's Independence Through Demonstration Methods

  • Andi Agusniatih Universitas Tadulako
  • Nurhayati Universitas Tadulako
  • I Putu Suwika


Toilet training is one way to train children's independence in clean and healthy living behaviour as a provision for children's life skills in entering the next education level. The research problem is that the child's independence has not yet developed, which is marked by the child not yet being independent in defecating and urinating. The research aims to train children's independence in defecation and urination through demonstration methods and find out whether toilet training activities through demonstration methods can affect children's independence. The research subjects were 50 children. A research approach is quantitative with experimental methods. The data collection technique used pre and post-tests for children's independence with the child's toilet training ability as a measuring tool. The results of data collection were processed by statistical testing the Non-Parametric Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test. The study found a contrast in toilet training ability before and after being treated with a demonstration technique which has a value of 0.05 with a P value <0.005. The research results conclude that the toilet training demonstration method was effective in increasing children's independence in Kindergarten, Donggala Regency, Central Sulawesi.

Keywords: early childhood, toilet training, independence skills


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How to Cite
Andi Agusniatih, Nurhayati, & I Putu Suwika. (2022). The Effectiveness of Toilet Training on Children’s Independence Through Demonstration Methods . Jurnal Pendidikan Usia Dini, 16(2), 240 - 248.