PROMOTING THE ENVIRONMENT TO CHILDREN THROUGH ANIMATED MOVIE: AN ALTERNATIVE TO GROWING LOVE TO THE ENVIRONMENT

  • Anas Ahmadi Universitas Negeri Surabaya
Keywords: environment, children, literature, animated movie

Abstract

Animated movie is a learning medium that is very popular among children. Related to this nature, this article explored the introduction of the environment to children through animated movies. There were two problem statements discussed in this article. First, how to introduce the environment to children through animated movies. Second, what kind of animated movies are categorized in the environmental theme. Third, the function of animated movies related to the environment for children. In the discussion, the strategy to introduce the environment to children includes several stages, (1) review, the teacher gives review of the attractiveness of animated movie content with environmental theme to the children; (2) exploration, children are asked to watch animated movie with environmental theme; (3) explanation, children are asked for opinions about the content of the movie they watched (in relation to the environment); (4) experimentation, after watching the movie, is there any impact on children? In this article, the animated movies with environmental theme being discussed are Happy Feet, Wall E, The Lorex, and Up. In addition, several functions of promoting environment through animated movies presented as well, namely: recognitive, projective, recreative, practical, and academic

Published
2019-03-10