Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak was first published in 2015, with print and online media. To support online publication, Al-Athfal, for the first time, uses the Open Journal System Platform version 2.8. First published online, Al-Athfal still hires independent hosting at http://al-athfal.org/index.php/athfal (now out of date).
In 2016, following up on the institution's policy, Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak moved the server from an independent server to a server at the State Islamic University of Sunan Kalijaga with the URL address: http://ejournal.uin-suka.ac. id/tarbiyah /index.php / alathfal
In 2017, Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak became a member of CrossRef and had a unique DOI number, and is indexed on DOAJ SINTA 4, Garuda, Moraref, Google Scholar, Academia, Dimensions, and Index Copernicus.
In 2019, Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak was accredited with Sinta 3 rank by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education with the Decree of the Director-General of Research and Development Strengthening Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia No. 28 / E / KPT / 2019, dated 26 September 2019.
Starting from Volume 6 Number 2 December 2020, published in English. To improve metadata update and make it easier to adjust the authors and editor layout and follow the National Journal accreditation assessor direction and input, Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak made changes to the article template. These changes include the paper size, which from B5 changed to A4 size, and improved columns, fonts, and additional article metadata information making it more comfortable to read and informative. This article template is used from Volume 6 Number 1 June 2020 onwards. Furthermore, starting volume 6, Number 2 December 2020, published in English.
Starting from Volume 7 Number 1 June 2021, Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak makes a change manuscript template in order to fulfill COPE standard manuscript and ensure high-quality manuscripts.