Facilitating a Kindergarten Child to Make Sense of Number Pattern at Home: A Case study


  • Sai Hoe Fu Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Sandakan, Tingkat 5, Wisma Persekutuan,Beg Berkunci 02, 90400 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9103-5804
  • Lung Lung Tiong Sk Sung Siew, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Wui Chung Chow Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Sandakan, Tingkat 5, Wisma Persekutuan,Beg Berkunci 02, 90400 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Lai Kwoon Leong Sk Pasir Putih, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
  • Munah Nasri Pejabat Pendidikan Daerah Sandakan, Tingkat 5, Wisma Persekutuan,Beg Berkunci 02, 90400 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia




number pattern, early mathematic, home learning


This research aims to explore the mechanism of making sense number patterns at home, because of local pandemic COVID-19 outbreaks during the enforcing of the conditional motion control order (CMCO). The new mechanism framework is based on the blending of Skemp's understanding property, Tall’s idea of compression, and Chin's supportive and problematic conceptions framework. The researchers employed a qualitative case analysis study design, and a purposive sampling method was used to obtain a sample of one kindergarten child and one parent. Data were gathered in semi-structured parent interviews, direct observations, and analysis of documents such as worksheets and journal entries were performed to gain a comprehensive picture of a child’s making sense of number patterns. Results demonstrate that the mechanism was potential successful for helping the kindergarten child in making sense the number patterns. The child was able to make sense and recognise various number patterns at the end of this study.


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How to Cite

Fu, S. H., Tiong , L. L., Chow , W. C., Leong , L. K., & Nasri, M. (2024). Facilitating a Kindergarten Child to Make Sense of Number Pattern at Home: A Case study. Jurnal Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak Kebangsaan, 13(1), 16–30. https://doi.org/10.37134/jpak.vol13.1.2.2024