Japanese Craft Fun for Kids

Celebrate Japan’s Children’s Day! Making a carp-shaped streamer, try origami paper folding, or test your skill at kendama, a cup-and-ball game.

  • When Sun 7 May 2017, 11:00am–3:00pm
  • Where
    Te Huka ā Tai Discovery Centre, Level 4
  • Cost Free event

Kodomo no Hi is a national holiday in Japan dedicated to appreciating children – and having fun!

Have a go at popular traditional craft activities, ideal for ages 5 to 12:

  • make a koinobori carp streamer out of paper
  • try origami paper folding
  • play a kendama cup-and-ball game.

Get tips and help from friendly past and future Japanese Exchange and Teaching Programme participants.  

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Japanese Children’s Day, 2014. Photograph by Melissa Huggins, courtesy of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme Alumni Association of Wellington