Universitas Islam Negeri Alauddin Makassar Proceedings, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Social and Islamic Studies (ICSIS) 2023

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The role of the bowling game in the recognition of numbers in early children
Evi Anugrah, Eka Damayanti, Nur Khalisah Latuconsina, Ilhamsyah Ilhamsyah

Last modified: 2023-08-14


This research is based on problems in early childhood when providing stimulation, especially in recognizing numbers, in unique and interesting ways is needed. Bowling games have emerged as a captivating and extensively researched approach for facilitating number recognition in children. The purpose of this study was to describe the role of bowling games in number recognition in early childhood. This study used a literature review where the data came from the results of 10 previous research journals published from 2016 to 2021. The data were analyzed using descriptive analysis. The results of the study found that bowling games play a role in increasing children's numeracy skills because, in bowling games, children learn to say the number of pins arranged, they can count according to the number of pins, say the number of pins that have fallen and remain, and they can also learn to count the number of pins that fell and remained. This bowling game effectively fosters number recognition skills by providing a playful and enjoyable atmosphere for learning.


Early childhood education; number recognition; bowling game