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

5 things to do with kids in massive Minhang mall Aegean Place
Things to Do

5 things to do with kids in massive Minhang mall Aegean Place

This place seriously has it all

The best kids' party-planning services in Shanghai
Things to Do

3 Shanghai party planners to help you ace your kid's next birthday

Planning a kids' birthday party is no easy feat

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?

This local Shanghai kidswear brand is a slice of old school Italy
Shopping

This local Shanghai kidswear brand is a slice of old school Italy

C'era Una Volta is all about the grown-up silhouettes, recreated in kid-friendly materials and cuts

Shanghai students tell all

Shanghai teens on the ups and downs of university applications
Schools & Education

Shanghai teens on the ups and downs of university applications

What do teens going through the university application process wish teachers – and more importantly, parents – knew about the experience?

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Teach tots all about classical music at brand new Prodigy Music
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Teach tots all about classical music at brand new Prodigy Music

With classes that get parents involved, you might even learn something yourself while you're at it

Shanghai is the world's 26th most attractive major city, new study says
News

Shanghai is the world's 26th most attractive major city, new study says

But what does that even mean?

Check out Shanghai Disney's over-the-top Halloween makeover
News

Check out Shanghai Disney's over-the-top Halloween makeover

Visit the park for a Disney villain parade, dance parties and trick-or-treating through Sunday 4 November

Date night: 5 new bars and restaurants to try in Shanghai this autumn
News

Date night: 5 new bars and restaurants to try in Shanghai this autumn

A veggie-focused rooftop hideout, inventive cocktails and more to check out on your next parents-only evening out

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The best of autumn in Shanghai for families

The best street food in Shanghai
Restaurants

The best street food in Shanghai

The best ultra-local Shanghai street eats, beyond just your usual soup dumplings

Breakfast sandwiches
Restaurants

Breakfast sandwiches

From classic bacon, egg and cheese to a breakfast-themed burger, here are the city's top sammies to kick off your day

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

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

Escape Shanghai with this family guide to Moganshan
Travel

Escape Shanghai with this family guide to Moganshan

Stuart Lancaster accounts for his journey to Shanghai's infamous retreat

The best Mummy and Me classes in Shanghai
Classes & Courses

The best Mummy and Me classes in Shanghai

From music to dancing, swimming to cooking, English to art, here are the top classes for parents and kids

Meet Shanghai's power parents

Meet the power parents of Shanghai
Family

Meet the power parents of Shanghai

Introducing...the everyday superheroes shaping young lives and the city we call home

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Jing’an Christkindlmarkt
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Jing’an Christkindlmarkt

Experience traditional German Christmas

30 Nov , Every weekend , Every weekday
Tonglefang
Chicago the Musical

Chicago the Musical

Broadway hit and international award-winning musical Chicago is coming to Shanghai

20 Dec
Majestic Theatre
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