The Effect of Cooperative Play to Emotional Intelligence of Pre School Children in Rumah Bintang Islamic
Number of emotional disturbance in Indonesia reached 259 of 1000 pre school children. Emotional disturbance will give a bad impact in social and emotional development. Emotional disturbance could be intervere with cooperative play. The purpose of this research is to apply the cooperative play to increase the emotional intelligence in pre school children. This was a quasi eksperimental pilot research. Sample to this research were pre school children (3-5 years). Number of samples were 30 pre school children by using purposive sampling technique. Data collecting was done by emotional intelligence examination, by using Emotional Intelligence Questionair which is develop by institution of early pre school eduaction. Data analysis used paired t test to compare the children emotional intelligence, before and after intervention. Statistical test result showed p value 0,001, so it can be concluded there was the influence of cooperative play to pre school children emotional intelligence. Suggestion for the pediatric nurse are to make the collaboration with the pre school institution to detect and stimulate the pre school children emotional inteligence.