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Child Gesture as a Form of Non-Verbal Communication 1st Siti Noor Rochmah STKIP Sebelas April Sumedang Rancage Foundation Sumedang, Indonesia [email protected] 2nd Mutiara Swandhina STKIP Sebelas April Sumedang Rancage Foundation Sumedang, Indonesia 3rd Redi Awal Maulana STKIP Sebelas April Sumedang Rancage Foundation Sumedang, Indonesia Abstract—Child gestures are non-verbal messages that use the body parts such as eyes, mouth, hands that communicate various meanings. Non-verbal communication becomes an integral part of children's language skills. This paper aims to describe various forms of gesture in early childhood as a form of non-verbal communication and the meaning behind gestures that appear as a form of expression which speaks their language. It is expected to bring up a new understanding of meaning in non-verbal communication in the form of child gestures as an important expression to appreciate children. Keywords: gesture, early childhood, communication I. INTRODUC...