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Japanese Culture and Wellbeing - Lesson 2

Subject: Other Topics
Level: Key Stage 2
Age: 7-11 years
Resource Type: Activities / Presentations / Lesson Plans

In this lesson, students will explore the importance of connecting with other people, one of the '5 Ways to Wellbeing'. Using the Japanese festival of Obon, students will think about what home and family means and why connecting with others improves our wellbeing.

Learning Objectives

  • To think about the concept of home and our relationships with other
  • To learn about some customs and traditions associated with festivals in Japan, particularly Obon
  • To understand the importance of connecting with others and how it contributes to positive wellbeing


For more resources about Obon, please visit the Obon Festival page.

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