DownloadSetsubun - Marking the Arrival of Spring (February)
The Setsubun festival marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring and is celebrated annually in Japan between 2 - 4 February depending on the year. This lesson gives students the chance to learn how children in Japan celebrate the arrival of spring.
LoanFirst Steps Poster Packs
Each pack contains brightly coloured A1 posters and other linked resources which together form a comprehensive unit of study on Japan for the foundation stage.
Kamishibai is a traditional storytelling technique popularised by travelling performers who visited rural communities to tell stories using picture boards slotted into a theatre-style wooden frame.