Healthy and Halal Food’s Contribution to Children After The Covid-19 Pandemic
Keywords:Healthy and Halal Food, Children Growth, post-pandemic
This research aimed to Educate children about healthy and halal food in their growth and development, provide experience to children about healthy and halal food practices, and analyze the improvement of children's post-service knowledge about healthy and halal food. The data analysis used quantitative and qualitative descriptive techniques. The researchers used quantitative analysis to observe the difference between pre-test and post-test, and these differences were subsequently explained. Qualitative analysis was used by researchers on observational data. The results of these observations were then described. Through the research process, this study found that children received education about healthy food and halal in the growth and development of children, as evidenced by the observations during the activities of children listening to explanations submitted by researchers. Furthermore, Children enthusiastically worked on questions and answers, as observed through their eagerness to answer questions from researchers, and they enthusiastically worked on practical activities, as evidenced by the results of observations that they enthusiastically searched and pasted pictures and words. Halal food contributes to children's growth and development. This study initiative distinguished itself by placing a unique emphasis on providing knowledge to children regarding the complexities and advantages of nutritious and halal food for optimal growth in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. It aimed to fill a crucial gap in children's education. This study had its limitations as it was conducted only at one elementary school.