Parents, children and school

Your child wants to do new things in their free time

Your child can experience a lot and discover new things in their free time. There are many cheap and free things you can do in Frankfurt am Main.

Here you will find information on the following:

  • Are you looking for art, culture, sport?
  • Do you need financial support for excursions or entrance fees?
  • Do you want to meet other parents, children and families?
  • Are you looking for information about events and things to do?

Are you looking for art, culture, sport?

The museums, theatres and opera houses in Frankfurt have lots of events for children. There are performances for children. Things children can do to join in and learn. You can find out more on the website of the City of Frankfurt am Main:
www.frankfurt.de/angebote-fuer-kinder

The "Satourday" programme run by Frankfurt's museums gives families free admission to museums on the last Saturday of the month. Many museums take part:
www.kultur-frankfurt.de/satourday

The Frankfurter Flöhe run a children's cultural programme. Children can go to various plays with changing ensembles from all over Germany. Performances take place in many districts in Frankfurt, and admission prices range from 0.50 to 4.00 EUR:
www.kinderkultur-frankfurt.de

Frankfurt has a city library: the Stadtbücherei. The library has buildings in different parts of the city. You can borrow books from the library. You can also borrow CDs, films and games. You can read in easy German here how to borrow something:
www.frankfurt.de/stadtbuecherei

There are many swimming pools in Frankfurt that are free for children up to 14 years of age:
www.frankfurter-baeder.de/suche

Do you need financial support for excursions or entrance fees?

Children can do a lot in their free time in Frankfurt. You will find an overview here. "KUFTI" (Kultur- und Freizeitticket) tickets have been available free for children up to the age of 18 since 2020. The ticket gives children and young people free admission to many museum exhibitions and the zoo. Find out more here:
www.kultur-frankfurt.de

The Kulturpass gives people on basic income support admission to many museums and theatre performances for just 1.00 EUR. You can use it to go to performances at Schauspiel Frankfurt, Oper Frankfurt and Alte Oper for 3.00 EUR. All offers and information on where to apply for the Culture Pass can be found here:
www.kulturpass.net

You can get money with the education and participation benefits (BuT), for example to take part in social and cultural events (only for children and young people between 0 and 17 years).
www.frankfurt.de/but

Do you want to meet other parents, children and families?

There are parent, children and family meeting places in almost every district of Frankfurt. There you can meet other parents and their children, and talk to other people about things and problems that concern you. Children can play and make friends:
www.kinderbuero-frankfurt.de/eltern-kind-gruppen

Children's and family centres in various districts offer, for example:

  • Open meetings for mothers, fathers and children
  • Parent-child groups
  • Parenting courses
  • Music and movement for parents and children
  • Information and advice for parents

A list of all family, parents and children education institutes can be found here:
www.familienbildung-in-frankfurt.de

Are you looking for information about current events and other activities?

There is a lot children and young people can do in Frankfurt. There are adventure playgrounds, children's houses, youth clubs and facilities for girls. There are exciting programmes for the afternoon or the holidays. You can search for children's activities on the website of the City of Frankfurt am Main. Specify the district and how old your child is. You can then find the right place or event for your child.
www.frankfurt.de/freizeit

The Ferienkarussell education and free time programme offers a variety of things that children can do in Hesse during the school holidays. There are many education and leisure events:
www.ferienkarussell-frankfurt.de

At Rhein-Main4Family.de you can get tips and information on events and free time activities. You can also get information here on education and learning.
www.rheinmain4family.de

The family magazine Kuckuck contains information about all sorts of events, courses, holiday programmes and leisure time activities for children and parents:
www.kuckuck-magazin.de

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Brochure: Frankfurt kann günstig

The brochure of the Frankfurter Bündnis für Familien offers a comprehensive overview of cheap and free leisure activities.
www.kinderbuero-frankfurt.de/frankfurt-kann-guenstig

Advice: Beratung vor Ort

Are you looking for financial support and tips for families? You can get advice locally on how you can save money. Or how you can get money. Parents can apply for money for excursions, lunch and leisure activities. You can get money with the education and participation package (BuT). The Culture and Leisure Ticket (Kufti) gives children and young people free admission to the zoo and museums.

Get on-the-spot advice at stadtRAUMfrankfurt. All dates and information:
www.amka.de/beratung-vor-ort