Independence Day the Republic of Indonesia is commemorated on 17 August. And this time Indonesia entered the age of 72. As the next generation of the nation a lot of things that can be done to fill the independence of the Republic of Indonesia In addition to maintaining independence, we as the next generation would have to fill that Independence by doing positive things that can foster national insight, not only adults who can celebrate the independence the Republic of Indonesia, the children can participate in feeling and celebrating the independence the Republic of Indonesia.
One of the activities in order to enliven the independence of Indonesia in Kalyca montessori School located at Jalan Sultan Agung No.2-4, Wirogunan, Pakualaman, Yogyakarta. is to carry out a flag ceremony and a series of competitions, in the form of balloon filling competitions, folding the towel and moving the balloon with stapled in the stomach for 2-3 years old, then moving the rubber race, moving the balloon with stapled in the stomach and the water relay using hands for 3-4 years old and the last is a water-hit race and moving the “lanting” using the chopsticks for 5-6 years old.
The activity was held at the school yard of PG / TK kalyca Montessori School. Children are very enthusiastic in following the activity. many rights they can be one of them is to build cohesiveness and cooperation in completing a game. They also took part in learning about the meaning of the colors of the red and white flags, singing the Indonesian national anthem, and the respectful attitude when the red and white flags were raised.
The sense of nationalism should be built from an early age so that later children can continue to commemorate the struggles of the heroes who persistently seize and defend the independence of the Republic of Indonesia and can fill the independence with a variety of positive activities.