Festivals & Seasonal Celebrations
In Japan, there are many festivals and seasonal celebrations throughout the year, from January all the way to the end of the year. Below is a list of lesson links for each and also our complete collection of activity packs!
New Year is the most important holiday in the Japanese calendar and celebrations are very different to those in the UK.
Oshogatsu - Japanese New Year's Celebration Lesson
Japanese New Year Activity Pack
The 7-5-3 Festival is held on November 15 to celebrate children aged 3, 5, and 7 (important milestones for Japanese children in the past).
Shichi-Go-San - The 7-5-3 Festival Lesson
7-5-3 Festival Activity Pack
Download our Summer Holiday Activity Pack with a recipe, kanji writing, and craft and kite making activities!
Download our Winter Holiday Activity Pack with Christmas origami, kanji writing, and New Year's postcard activities!