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Care & education

Between the 3rd and 6th birthday, your child develops more and more of their personality. They discover and explore the world with curiosity, merging play and learning. The family remains the most influential place for the further development of your child's physical, intellectual and social skills.

Reading aloud makes an important contribution to your child's development. Experts agree that growing children who are read to regularly are more successful at school. Read here on the Familienportal.NRW to find out why reading aloud is so valuable and how you can turn it into a cozy cuddle time.

Digital media also have a special attraction for children from an early age - even the youngest ones. This makes it all the more challenging to find a healthy way of using cell phones, tablets and the like. Find out what this can look like here.

Mothers and fathers become particularly aware of how quickly time flies when it's time to start school. On the Familienportal.NRW you will find many exciting articles on this topic that can help you make the transition from kindergarten to school a successful one.

For example, do you already know what you should look out for when choosing a school bag? Which school concept is right for your child? And when will they be able to walk to elementary school on their own? Parents can find answers to all these questions in the following information.

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