9 Online Activities for Kids in Lockdown This Week – That’s Shanghai

International Schools Online Chess League

It is the final call for participation in the final leg of the International Schools Online Chess League (ISOCL) Spring 2021-22 season.

This event is organized by SCA Chess Academy for students from international and bilingual schools in China who wish to represent their schools in an international online chess competition.

After two successful tournaments in March and April, the Spring Season ends on May 27th. There are already over 150 students from over 20 schools in the league but we are still accepting new entries for the finals.

Students can sign up individually by scanning the QR code below and we will assign them to their schools’ teams.

This season, after the regular season, there will also be a grand finale – Final Six – for the top six school teams on June 10th.

Days and times: May 27, 6 p.m

Registration deadline: May 26, 6 p.m

Scan the QR to register for a free trial…


Scan the QR on the flyer to register for the International Schools Online Chess League…


BodyLab dance center


BodyLab Dance Center is an international laboratory with three locations in Shanghai. You can take their online courses, which are led by professional and qualified trainers. They welcome all levels, different ages, and students from Shanghai and other cities to join. And during the lockdown, they also offer the community a special offer of 50 RMB for the first trial lesson. Feel the rhythm with BodyLab!

BodyLab offers classes of every style and level:

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics

  • ballet

  • Hip Hop & Jazz

  • children contemporary

  • dance choreography

  • Stretching & Fitness

BodyLab offers exceptional dance training in a welcoming, supportive atmosphere – fosters a strong work ethic, teamwork and FUN!

Age: 4.5-16
Times: Mon-Sun, 10am-9pm


Price: 50 RMB for the first trial lesson

Scan the QR to sign up…


Little adventurers


Little Adventurers offers interactive and engaging online courses for kids ages 4-10. Classes include geography and travel, including country and continent studies. They keep all of our classes small to encourage interaction and discussion.

Age: 3-9
Times: Courses available 24/7 with 15-20+ different courses at different times every day!
Price: RMB58/class; RMB196-327 / 3-5 days camp

Scan the QR to register now…


Learning executives

The Language of Leadership Club is a live, daily after-school education program where students can enroll, contribute, win, laugh and learn to lead. Each day has its own activities to keep it fresh and fun – no mindless lectures. Students have access to 30-minute master classes from expert trainers, fun quizzes, live speech analysis and analytics, and more.

Age: 10-18
Mon-Fri, 5 p.m


Price: Free

Scan the QR code below and use the coupon code “THATS” to get FREE ACCESS until May 31st…


Atelier of the Queen of Arts


The Queen of Arts Studio is a creative space for children to immerse themselves in the world of imagination and design. With live sessions and exciting video tutorials led by an experienced fine arts educator, your child will have a welcome break from the city lockdown and feel engaged and inspired by these exciting sessions. Even in the tightest of spaces, there are no limits to your imagination.

Age: 4-6 and 7+
Times: Weekend and weekday sessions available
Price: Trial class RMB99

Scan the QR to register now…


The Storybook: Andie’s Club

Small, bite-sized meetings three times a week where Andie from Storybook shares stories, sings songs, does crafts, and plays games.

Age: 2-6
Times: Mon, Wed & Fri, 3.30 p.m
Price: 200 RMB for 3 courses and 1 audio book

Scan the QR on the flyer to register now…




Capoeira is a versatile art form that combines elements of martial arts, dance, acrobatics and music. Build strength and endurance, develop flexibility and coordination. Increase social skills and leadership; Increase self-confidence and self-esteem… and much more!

Age: 4-14
Times: Wed, 5 p.m.; Sun, 4 p.m
Price: Free trial lesson; RMB50 per class/per family after (siblings can train together)

Scan the QR on the flyer to register now…


Star Kung Fu


The SKF Kung Fu program teaches basic kung fu skills through the theory of the eight elements:

Hitting, kicking and shaping increase in difficulty from white to black. Through fun drills, students develop and improve coordination, speed, strength, and balance, and learn proper techniques for punches, kicks, jumps, rolls, and more.

Age: 3-12
Times: Mon, Wed & Fri, 4 p.m.; Sun, 10 a.m
Price: Free

Scan the QR on the flyer to register now…


Shanghai City Ballet


Ballet, PreDance, Jazz, HipHop, Contemporary and PBT classes.

Age: 3-13+
Times: See flyer below
Price: Trial class RMB50

Scan the QR on the flyer to register now…


Do you have a kids activity you want to promote? Contact Christy via email at christycai@thatsmags.com and on WeChat by scanning the following QR code:


[Cover image courtesy of Little Adventurers]

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