Effect of Using Parents’ Relationship Activity Packages on Self-discipline of Young Children in the Western Area of Central Region of Thailand

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วิลาสินี ทองแถบ (Wilasinee Thongtab)
พัศมณฉัตร ปาคุต (Patsamonchat Pacoot)
สุวรรณา ไชยะธน (Suwanna Chaiyathon)


           The purposes of this research were to: 1) create and identify the effectiveness of parents’ relationship activity packages which affected self-discipline of pre-school children with effectiveness the criterion of 80/80; and 2) compare the self-discipline of pre-school children before and after the experience applying parents’ relationship activity packages. The research sample was 74 pre-school children aged 2 – 3 years old who studied at 5 early childhood development centers in the first semester of the academic year 2018 in western and central region, derived by purposive sampling. The research instruments consisted of  1) the parents’ relationship activity packages,  2) a behavior observation form on self-discipline, and 3) a self-discipline test for pre-school children. Data were analyzed by mean, standard deviation, and content analysis. The statistic used to test the hypothesis was Wilcoxon matched pair signed–ranks test.

            The results showed that: 1) the effectiveness of parents’ relationship activity packages of pre-school children was 79.56/79.33 which was in accordance with the criterion of 80/80. 2) The self-discipline score of pre-school children after using the parents’ relationship activity packages was higher than that of before with the statistical significance at .01 level.


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