The purpose of this study was to analysis children\'s engagement behavior and teachers\' linguistic behavior by type of group activity in kindergarten. The subjects were 45 children and 2 teachers of 5 years\' class in 2 kindergarten. The data were collected by 16 times observation in general classrooms for 4 weeks to explore the children\'s engagement behavior and teachers\' linguistic behavior.
The results of this study are as follows: Firstly, the large group and structural activity from initiated teacher\'s plan. Secondly, children\'s watching and listening behavior was most frequently shown in academic large group activity. And children\'s active engagement behavior was most frequently shown in free play of peer group. Finally teachers explained and directed frequently in academic large group activity. And teacher praise and permission was frequently shown in free play of small group teacher-child interaction. Consequently, it is important to recognize the relationships between the activity type and children\'s engagement behavior in organized daily program for early child education.
Key Words: type of activity, children\'s engagement behavior, teachers\' linguistic behavior