Time is the deficient good in contemporary world. The lack of free time is the problem not only of adults but also more and more often of young people. In fact, free time is very important part for all children, as stimulating their coprehensive development, that is why there is a need of interdisciplinary researches to this issue. The paper presents results of the author’s survey of children in three cities of different size and charakter in Małopolska. The subject of the survey was children’s favorite way and places of spending time. The results will be a base for settlement of optimal spatial conditions of spending time in a valuable way by children.