Optimizing the Kindergarten Playing Activities During Pandemic of COVID -19 Through Drive-Thru Services for Children 5-6 years old


  • Pupung Puspa Ardini Universitas Negeri Gorontalosha, Kota Gorontalo, INDOENSIA
  • Putu Aditya Antara Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Bali, INDOENSIA
  • Winda Gunarti Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Jakarta, INDONESIA
  • Rina Windiarti Universitas Negeri Semarang, Jawa Tengah, INDONESIA
  • Branislav Pupala Trnava University, SLOVAKIA




5-6 years old, drive-thru, service model


This research was conducted to increase play activities through a drive-thru service model for children aged 5-6 years in Gorontalo as a learning innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic and also the new normal. This study uses the Action research method. The data analysis technique used in this study used mixed qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Previously, preliminary research or field studies were carried out to obtain initial data regarding the learning process of children aged 5-6 years during the pandemic. Next, do the treatment for later in the reflection. This research was conducted in two cycles consisting of three meetings in one cycle: planning, implementation, observation, and reflection. This research lasted for 3 months. Data were collected through interviews with teachers, observations of children's play activities, and documentation of drive-thru service activities. The results showed that with the drive-thru service there was a pleasant learning atmosphere, the learning process went according to the health protocol so that children could still come to school but with time restrictions and restrictions on the number of children, from the results of the cycle I to Cycle II there was an increase, performance indicators were achieved. namely 75% of children's playing activities with details in the first cycle of each indicator, including children playing 23%, involvement of children playing 38%, and involvement of children completing playing tasks 38%. In the second cycle, each indicator has reached 76%. It is concluded that the drive-thru service can increase the playing activities of children aged 5-6 years.


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Ardini, P. P., Antara, P. A., Gunarti, W., Windiarti, R., & Pupala, B. (2022). Optimizing the Kindergarten Playing Activities During Pandemic of COVID -19 Through Drive-Thru Services for Children 5-6 years old. Jurnal Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak Kebangsaan, 11, 73–88. https://doi.org/10.37134/jpak.vol11.sp.7.2022