The Japan Society has a range of resources to support teaching about Japan. Please follow the links below or use the side menu’s to find those which best meet your needs. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us as we may be able to help or put you in touch with someone else who can.
These include curriculum related teaching ideas, complete with supporting images and activity sheets, for KS1 onwards. Topics include farming, haiku, religion and theatre, etc. The online version of Ready Steady NihonGO!, a 10 lesson course in spoken Japanese for KS2, is here. Information sheets on organising a Japanese festival, spending a GAP year in Japan and a list of speakers and workshop leaders with Japan-related expertise are also available in this section along with various visual resources in the photobank.
The Japan Society’s loan resources include the Japan Activity Chest, kamishibai storyboards, the soroban (abacus) and more.
Follow this link if you would like to purchase Ready Steady NihonGO! on CD or a Geography Resource Pack.