Introduction: Tantrums are a normal condition that occurs in children aged 1-3 years. If not handled properly, Tantrum behavior will affect the formation of the next child's personality. In Indonesia, 23-83% of children aged 2 to 4 years have experienced temper tantrums. One way to overcome tantrums in toddlers is to provide sound to children. However, not all mothers can do sounding to their children; another alternative is to provide sounding using media. The alternative media is audio-visual affirmation. This study aimed to analyze the effect of audio-visual affirmation on tantrum behavior in toddlers.
Methods: This study uses a quasi-experimental study with one group pre-test-post-test. The population is toddlers who attend Raudlatul Jannah Preschool, namely 98 children, then sampling is done with simple random sampling, a sample of 78 respondents is obtained. The data used in this study is data on the temper tantrums of children aged 1-5 years before and after being given an audio-visual affirmation. This data was analyzed by comparing the temper tantrums in toddlers before and after being given audio-visual affirmation therapy.
Results: The results of data analysis using the Paired T-test showed a significant effect between before and after being given the audio-visual affirmation treatment with p = 0.000 (p < 0.05). This study shows that audio-visual affirmation affects tantrum behavior in toddlers.
Conclusion: Audio-visual affirmation affects tantrum behavior in toddlers.