Reducing Child Aggressivity Through Dakon Traditional Games: Literature Review

  • Retno Sri Handayani Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya
  • Dyan Evita Santi Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya


Nowadays, forms of aggressiveness often occur ranging from verbal aggression behaviors such as mocking and berating and non-verbal aggression such as serious violence such as brawls, persecution, and even murder. This study aims to identify how to reduce children's aggression through traditional dakon/congklak games. This study used a systematic literature review using 5 national journals which were analyzed descriptively qualitatively to obtain conclusions. The results showed that traditional games such as dakon/congklak have the potential to reduce children's aggressive behavior. These games can improve socialization skills, develop patience and accuracy, build a spirit of sportsmanship, improve analytical skills, develop creativity, and strengthen self-development.

 Keywords: Aggressiveness; Dakon; Traditional Games


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