Children

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Agenda

Every day, Barcelona offers you all types of activities for children of all ages. Look up all the available children’s activities and you’ll discover a wide variety of options.

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Leisure

Free time is the ideal time for children to learn and play. Young children can be introduced to music at the escoles bressol (kindergartens), spend time at family centres, or enjoy cultural activities at Barcelona’s libraries, civic centres and new media learning centres. Enjoy the resources that the city provides so that your children can make the most of their free time.

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Shall we go to the park?

Barcelona’s parks and squares have more than four hundred and fifty play areas so that children can enjoy playing outdoors. Use them as places to meet, relax and have fun.

Children’s play areas

Father and his daughters playing on a basketball court

Let’s do sport!

Exercise is good for everyone, especially children. Barcelona offers year-round sports activities and runs awareness campaigns on the benefits of doing sport. Discover all the children’s sports activities available at school, and at the sports facilities and summer casals (centres) around the city.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Let's go to school!

 Check out the schools, what they offer and the educational services available in Barcelona.

Living in Barcelona studying

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Social attention

Barcelona provides many initiatives that help people in vulnerable situations, especially children. To tackle negligence, abuse or situations of risk for children and young people, the social services network carries out a wide range of actions and provides qualified support teams.

Social attention services. Childhood (ES)

Girl with vaccination card under her arm

Healthy children!

You’ll find various child-oriented services, like the continuous vaccination plan and prevention and promotion programmes in schools.

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How do we learn?

Barcelona offers programmes such as "Growing with you", which is aimed at parents with children under the age of 3. You also have resources for using technologies in education.

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Family services

Find out about the resources, aid and services available in Barcelona for families and access the procedures for applying for them.

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The blog centre

Want to know what else is on the Internet? We have compiled a collection of websites and blogs to help you make the most of the city.

Mammaproof 

The guide for enjoying the city with your gang. (ES)

Petit explorador

Activities to do in the city with young children. (ES)

Collaborating families

Service for families temporarily unable to look after their children.(ES)

Edu 365

All the educational resources you need divided by school years. (CAT)

Barcelona colours

Things to do in Barcelona with kids.

Encenent imaginació

Games and workshops to help children learn while having fun. (CAT)

Apropa cultura

This is an inclusive programme aimed at social organisations that work with people in situations where they are at risk of social exclusion.

Nidmi

Search engine for childcare providers. (ES)

Ara criatures

Learning to live together. (CAT)

Sortir amb nens

Agenda of family activities to do in Catalonia. (CAT)

Sarrià Petits

Information on interesting places to go with kids in the Sarrià neighbourhood, a weekly agenda, blog on parenting, books and cooking. (CAT)

Barcelona Petits

Ideas for things to do with the kids in Barcelona, art and crafts and a selection of stories and games for children. (CAT)

Children's Hospital blog

Blog on children's health written by doctors and other professionals at the Hospital de Nens (Children's Hospital). (ES)

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