The film shows that children with Down syndrome are talented children when they receive lessons that fit to their interests. "Teaching means that children are allowed to perform tasks that they want to solve but can not solve on their own, anything else is not teaching."
Flora is three years old. She knows all letters big and small. These letters help her discover the life of the owl in a book at the age of four. She now knows that she has a fine ear and orange eyes with which she sees in the night and captures mice with her four sharp claws. She strokes the feathers of the owl and realizes that she has a body, a throat, a heart, a stomach, a gut and a face like her. Julia puts words at the age of four. At the age of seven, she now writes dictations at school using plastic letters. Carlotta learns the spoken language with the help of the letters at the age of five.
Kollja began reading at the age of sixteen. He wants to learn to do magic. He enjoys reading the magic tricks. Even though it was very laborious at first, he practiced diligently every day. As a great wizard, he now shows his tricks on birthday parties and amazes the guests and the audience of this film in astonishment.
Timo works as a scientist. He researches the density of different liquids. He says, "I'm curious about every new experiment." Josefine started reading at the age of four. She regularly gets books from the library. She works out every sentence to understand the meaning of the whole text. It brings the message to the term: "It does not matter to be brave, but use your mind wisely." This has already been said by Immanuel Kant. Marvin still has problems with loud speaking, but reading is easy. He reads the jungle book of Disney. There he learns how Mogli uses the fire as a weapon against Shir Khan.
When the eyes of children shine, the frontal brain is innervated, cell activity is active, and new nerve connections are formed.
This film convinces parents, doctors and educators that children with Down's syndrome are not mentally disabled from birth.