|Japanese Crafts for Kids
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|This affordable kit includes everything needed
by beginners to master the age-old art of
• 3 great starter books
• 55 fun-to-do projects
• Over 1,000 easy-to-follow illustrations
• 96 sheets of authentic origami paper in
traditional vibrant hues, rainbow patterns, and
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|On this page you'll find lots of free crafts and activity ideas for learning about Japan! We really enjoyed
learning about Japan, so much so that we even made a Japanese Lapbook to store many of the facts and
information we learned. The crafts and activities featured on this page will enhance your Unit Study on
Japan. Additional discussion topics and included for children to understand what they've learned!
|This portable kit contains all the materials youll
need to get started, plus an instructional booklet
covering the history of sumi-e and step-by-step
techniques to master the four basic strokes
necessary to complete any painting.
With young children you'll find you run out of
paper quickly. I have them practice strokes on
chalkboard with just water, or a paper towel,
then when they are ready to do their final work
we move to the rice paper. You can pick up
extra rice paper on Amazon too.
|We own this!
Great for starters!
|Beautifully illustrated and full of fascinating
facts about Japanese holidays and
celebrations, this 48-page picture book
offers a vivid picture of some of Japan's
most festive events. This is a great book for
an overview of Japanese festivals.
Please Note: Many Japanese Holiday's are rooted
in Buddhism and this book talks of religious
intonations for each event.
|You can make these authentic looking
Japanese Fans with just a little bit of
leftover scrapbooking paper, some raffia
and a few beads!
|Technically a windsock and not a kite,
these beautiful Koi are actually quite simple
to make. They look amazing hanging up in
your classroom and children can also fly
them around outside!
|There are so many wonderful forms of art
from Japan, and this is one that children
will absolutely love! This is definitely a
Family craft as Mom and Dad can makes
some stunning creations as well.
|The beautiful patterns of Origami paper
can be used for more then just paper
folding! Try out this decoupage photo
frame to display your favorite piece of
|Sumi-e is a form of Japanese painting
involving a bamboo brush, ink, and rice
paper. Even young children can learn the
different techniques and brush strokes of
this ancient, and still modern art form.
|These adorable paper mache' sandals are
just perfect for learning about Japanese
customs. We used a bit of origami to
decorate the bottoms too!
|Print up some fun Japanese themed fans
for your children to decorate. Then add
in a Popsicle Stick to make them into
Japanese Fans! These make wonderful
activities for workshops and co-op classes.
|Children create the most adorable looking
origami creatures! You can looking
origami creatures! You can print up this
free "Origami by Me" pocket for them to
store all their creations!
|The beautiful paper lanterns that adorn the
streets of Japan during festivals and holidays
are like non These paper lanterns are made
with a little decorative paper and some
simple cutting techniques! These look
fantastic hung through out your room.