Abstract


The purpose of this study is to find value in fables in online media  in Indonesia. This research is a qualitative descriptive study. The source of the data comes from the web http://repositori.kemdikbud.go.id. collection of South Sulawesi fables. Data collection techniques use non-interactive techniques by conducting intensive readings on fables and recording actively using the fill method. Data validity to test the validity of this study using data triangulation and triangulation methods. Data analysis techniques use an interactive analysis model. Data analysis was performed using  Miles and Huberman (1994) models, namely: (1) doing fable as research objects, (2) doing data reduction, (3) presenting data, (4) interpreting data obtained according to theory, and (5 ) produce conclusions. There are fourteen character education found: caring, respect, cooperation, helper, democracy, filial piety, humility, creativity, forgiveness, courage, discipline, hard work, honesty, and religion. Fable character education can be applied to the formation of early children's character with early child care and early childhood with children, namely: 1. Look at the child as a person; 2. Participation in empathy with children; 3. The interpretive attitude respects children the expressions and meanings of world life; 4. Guiding children in sensitive ways 5. Early care and education is a dialogical process between child and caregiver/teacher.


Keywords


Fables; Character; Early Childhood