Your ultimate guide to Shanghai for families

Your guide to Shanghai's best events & things to do with kids, family-friendly restaurants, international schools and education, travel destinations & classes for kids

Shanghai sustainability pioneers share small ways to help save the planet right here in Shanghai
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Shanghai sustainability pioneers share small ways to help save the planet right here in Shanghai

You and your crew don’t need to go and live in a forest to do your bit for the environment

Wild at heart: great Shanghai outdoor activities for kids
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Wild at heart: great Shanghai outdoor activities for kids

Got an aspiring adventurer in the family?

Shanghai's best restaurants for big family celebrations
Food & Drink

Shanghai's best restaurants for big family celebrations

From play areas and clowns to kid-friendly menus, let the good times roll at these eateries for all occasions

18 amazing podcasts for kids of all ages
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18 amazing podcasts for kids of all ages

Keep your kids entertained and informed with these podcasts that are fun for the whole family

Parenting fails: the funniest parenting blunders from Shanghai families
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Parenting fails: the funniest parenting blunders from Shanghai families

Sometimes we're bad mums and dads, okay? Laugh now and deny it later

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The best kids' menus in Shanghai
Food & Drink

The best kids' menus in Shanghai

Because there's no age limit to eating well

Here's the official Chinese public holiday calendar for 2021
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Here's the official Chinese public holiday calendar for 2021

Time to start planning for your next holiday, whether you vacay, staycay or hole up at home

6 low-fuss design tips to make the most of your compact Shanghai kitchen on a budget
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6 low-fuss design tips to make the most of your compact Shanghai kitchen on a budget

The pros at Studio Doho share low-budget hacks that'll make home-cooking more convenient

Shanghai ophthalmologists share their tips on how to protect kids from myopia
Health

Shanghai ophthalmologists share their tips on how to protect kids from myopia

From cutting down screen time to spending more time outside

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The best of autumn in Shanghai for families

General volunteering groups
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General volunteering groups

Give back to the city you love by working on environmental conservation, education, animal rescue and more

The best things to do on Wuyuan Lu
Things to do

The best things to do on Wuyuan Lu

Your guide to all the best things to eat, drink, see and do

The best things to do on Chongming Island
Things to do

The best things to do on Chongming Island

Get out into nature on this island less than two hours from downtown Shanghai

The best kids' birthday party places in Shanghai
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The best kids' birthday party places in Shanghai

Got a big birthday coming up? Blow your kid's socks off with these top venues

Health in Shanghai

The best modern pregnancy books for parents-to-be
Health

The best modern pregnancy books for parents-to-be

Trying to conceive or newly pregnant? Try adding these progressive pregnancy books into your library

Lactation consultants and resources for new mums in Shanghai
Health

Lactation consultants and resources for new mums in Shanghai

If you’ve made the decision to breastfeed but are finding it difficult, Shanghai has both resources and people to help

Support groups and mental health resources for new parents in Shanghai
Health

Support groups and mental health resources for new parents in Shanghai

We’ve all heard it takes a village to raise a kid, but how do you begin to find that village in a heaving mega city like Shanghai?

The best pre-natal yoga and Pilates classes in Shanghai
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The best pre-natal yoga and Pilates classes in Shanghai

Mums-to-be can relax, stretch and tone at these prenatal yoga and Pilates classes designed just for them

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Education in Shanghai

Here's how two Shanghai educators use VR in the classroom
Schools & Education

Here's how two Shanghai educators use VR in the classroom

Teachers from YCIS, Puxi and Wellington College International Shanghai talk getting tech-savvy and keeping up with the times

The best educational apps for kids of all ages right now
Schools & Education

The best educational apps for kids of all ages right now

Keep young minds whirring during long summertime plane, train and car rides

The best makerspaces for kids and teens in Shanghai
Classes & Courses

The best makerspaces for kids and teens in Shanghai

From robots to 3D printers, these makerspaces are a great way for kids to get their STEM fix

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How to sign up for notifications on 247tickets event cancellations
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How to sign up for notifications on 247tickets event cancellations

Some events may get cancelled during the novel coronavirus outbreak – this list may help

teamLab Borderless Shanghai

teamLab Borderless Shanghai

The Tokyo-based collective's first permanent outpost outside of Japan

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