THE EFFECTS OF THE 3R PROCESS OF READING ACTIVITY PACKAGES BY THE PARENTS TO ENHANCE THE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

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Walaiporn Mektrairat
Suchanad Chaiwanna

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The objectives of this research were 1) to create and develop the 3R Process of Reading Activity Packages by the Parents on the Executive Functions of Early Childhood, 2) to study the results of using the 3R Process of Reading Activity Packages and 3) to study for the satisfaction of parents towards the 3R Process of Reading Activity Packages. The sample group were 100 parents and 100 early childhood aged 3 - 6 studying in school under Nakhon Sawan Primary Educational Service Area Office 2 in the second semester of the academic year 2019. Two groups of parents and children were multi-stage sampling with 50 of each in the control group and the experimental group. The research tools were knowledge handbook for parents, activity packages handbook, activity packages, evaluation form of children’s Executive Functions and the satisfactory questionnaires. Data were analyzed by mean, standard deviation, and t-test.


The result indicated that: 1) the 3R Process of Reading Activity Packages had been approved by experts and were suitable at the highest level with an average score of 4.72. 2) Children’s Executive Functions of the experimental group was higher than those in the control group, significance at .05 level. In the experimental group, children’s Executive Functions  after using activity packages was significantly higher than before using activity packages at the level of .05 and children’s Executive Functions was higher respectively from phase 1 to phase 4 (before using activity packages, first time between using activity packages, second time between using activity packages and after using activity packages). And 3) the satisfaction of parents towards the 3R Process of Reading Activity Packages was at the highest level.

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