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Abstract

Introduction: The lack of the role of parents providing stimulation causes delays in the development of fine motor children. At the age of 35-48 months is the age of the golden period which is an important phase in the development of children, parents should not let the child develop by itself, but the stimulation must be done early, continuously, varying lovingly. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of stimulation with fine motor development in children aged 36-48 months in the Posyandu of Sonobekel Village, Tanjunganom District, Nganjuk Regency. Methods: The design of this studied is correlation with the retrospective approach. This research was carried out on 4-11 April 2019 in the Posyandu of Sonobekel Village, Tanjunganom District, Nganjuk Regency. The population of this research is one of parents and children aged 36-48 months in Posyandu, Sonobekel Village, Tanjunganom District, Nganjuk Regency with 72 people. Samples were taken by purposive sampling technique, a large sample of 55 parents and children. Independent Variable Stimulation of data collection by questionnaire and Dependent Variable of Fine Motor Development data collection by observation (KPSP) and interview. Data analysis using spearman rank with α = 0.05. Results: The results showed that of 55 respondents, almost half were 40% (22 respondents) gave good stimulation to their children and children aged 36-48 months who had fine motor development according to almost half of them were 45.5% (25 respondents). Correlation test results show p-value = 0,000 α α = 0.05, so Ha is accepted. There is a relationship of stimulation with fine motor development in children aged 36-48 months at Posyandu, Sonobekel Village, Tanjunganom District, Nganjuk Regency and r = 0,647 so that the closeness level is strong. Conclusion: There is a relationship of stimulation with fine motor development in children aged 36-48 months in Posyandu, Sonobekel Village, Tanjunganom District, Nganjuk Regency. It is recommended to implement stimulation in children according to the development of their age. Therefore, parents are advised to consult with midwives so that in providing stimulation at home it can be in synergy with KPSP.