In general, Hattersheim am Main is a child-friendly city. In ten municipal  childcare facilities, children aged from 0 years to school reception and primary school age are professionally looked after and educated. In addition, there are crèches and kindergartens run by denominational and independent providers.

Schools range from four primary schools to a cooperative comprehensive school with a sixth form. In the neighbouring town of Frankfurt-Sindlingen, there is also an international school with a very good reputation.

Hattersheim also has plenty to offer when it comes to leisure activities. Over 120 clubs and associations (culture and sports) provide a diverse range of activities. Hattersheim’s cultural association, the KulturForum e. V. and the city council organise holiday activities for various age groups. In addition, there are more than 20 playgrounds and football fields around the city.