Leisure time

Communal leisure activities must be suitable for all family members. What's more, excursions and trips must remain affordable - otherwise families with lots of children can quickly run up large sums of money.

When the sun shines in summer, the local bathing waters in NRW provide a well-deserved cool-down - and for little money. Time flies and physical exercise is fun for the whole family. You should know the most important bathing rules to ensure that your trip to the bathing area remains safe. Find out more in the relevant topic block.

And if the weather doesn't play along, we can recommend our classic games. Do you know Papperlapapp, Schiffe versenken, Käsekästchen and Stadt, Land und Mehr? They guarantee valuable gaming moments for young and old and are a great alternative to TV, smartphones etc. Simply download them here, print them out and gather the whole family around the table.

Holiday experiences together - far away from everyday family life - are particularly important for parents and children. However, families cannot always afford such a break. The non-profit family holiday centers in North Rhine-Westphalia and other federal states have many attractive destinations in their program that take into account the needs and possibilities of families.Numerous federal states subsidize these measures. You can read all about vacations at family holiday centers here.

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  • Education and participation package

    Does your family receive benefits under SGB II, SGB XII, AsylbLG, housing benefit or child supplement? Then you can receive financial support for participation in school, daycare, child daycare and leisure activities as well as equipment, meals and transportation.

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