Art Education Influences Towards Children's Cognitive and Psychology Development

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Ahmad Adha Muhamad
Nur Arina Hazirah


Art education is one of the subjects that helps to develop and build artistic skills through drawing activities, producing crafts, music, dance and so on. Art Education in Malaysia is divided into visual arts, music, and dance. This study aimed to discover how art education affects children's cognitive and psychological development and its importance to learning. The study was conducted on 80 respondents consisting of parents, teachers, and early childhood education students living around the Kuantan district. In addition, this study uses qualitatively through the survey method using a questionnaire as a research instrument. Findings and analysis of the study were obtained descriptively through SPSS analysis to see the frequency, percentage, standard deviation, and mean value. So, it can be concluded that Art education significantly influences children's learning and cognitive and psychological development.

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