The June/July summer issue of beijingkids is full of fun-in-the-sun activities and excursions to keep you and the clan happy over the school holiday break.
Explore China’s best family-friendly cities, take a day trip to one of exotic locales just outside Beijing, forget the plane tickets and spoil the family at a fave-star hotel, find an inner-city oasis in our pool round-up, and if you’ve decided to stay in Beijing all summer – never fear! We have a list of playtime SOS activities to fill every day.
To help you cool down, we’ve got a refreshing homemade lemonade recipe for you – so easy the kids can do it! For a more gourmet treat, Xiyun Yang reveals how to make delicious DIY lychee and black sesame ice cream. Not cool enough for you? We’ve complied a list of the Top 5 places to find chilled desserts.
Stay healthy this holiday and read columnist Dr. Richard Saint Cyr‘s tips for combating outdoor nasties. And nutritionist Olivia Lee tells us why there’s no time like the present to get your kids into the kitchen.
Still looking for fun things to do with the kids? Walk, swim, bike and climb through Chaoyang Park, or saddle up at Equuleus International Riding Club. If international travel is your game, check out two family’s travels through sunny Bali and mystical India. Are the kids still bored? Check out our exhaustive list of fun summer camps.
Elsewhere in the magazine, mother, author and breast cancer survivor Susan Conley talks about her memoir, The Foremost Good Fortune, and why she chose to tell her children the truth about her cancer.
See what our regular parent columnists are writing about this month. Christopher Lay, makes the tough decision to ayi go, while Dinah Chong Watkins tells us why three really is a crowd.
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