• Lilia Honchar Prydniprovsk State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport, Ukraina
  • Giurka Gantcheva National Sports Academy "Vassil Levski", Bulgaria
  • Yuliia Borysova Prydniprovsk State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport, Ukraina
  • Nina Kovalenko Prydniprovsk State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport, Ukraina



Physical fitness, Movement culture, Motor preparedness, Aesthetic abilities


Existing educational programs for preschool children do not consider the movement culture as a component in the development of child’s general culture. In physical culture and health-improving classes in preschool educational institutions, much attention is paid to quantitative indicators that characterize motor qualities. Teachers pay less attention to the technique and beauty of the movement performance.  The purpose of the study is to experimentally confirm the effectiveness of the "Rhythmic gymnastics for preschool children" program on the movement culture of children aged 5-6 years. An analysis and generalization of scientific and methodological literature, pedagogical observation and experiment, testing, methods of mathematical statistics. The study involved 80 children who were divided into 2 groups, experimental and control group, 40 children in each. The effectiveness of "Rhythmic gymnastics for preschoolers" was determined on the basis of different results in each component before and after the experiment in each group. The children in the control group improved their results. However, this increase is not reliable (p> 0.05). The physical component improved for all children in the experimental group, but not in all tests for each child. We discovered that authors do not share their views on the concept of "movement culture". The "Rhythmic gymnastics for preschoolers" program is an effective tool to develop preschoolers’ movement culture.


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How to Cite

Honchar, L., Gantcheva, G., Borysova, Y., & Kovalenko, N. (2022). THE INFLUENCE OF THE "RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS FOR PRESCHOOLERS" PROGRAM ON THE CULTURE OF MOVEMENT IN 5-6-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN. Science of Gymnastics Journal, 14(3), 311-322.

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