DownloadUndokai - Japanese Sports Day
The Japanese Sports Day (undokai in Japanese) is a popular event in the school calendar; it’s a fun-filled day with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration. Hold a Japanese Sports Day at school or at home using one of our specially created packs.
DownloadVideo: How to Make a Tanzaku
Tanzaku are coloured strips of paper which make during the Tanabata Festival. People usually write a personal wish on tanzaku and hung it up on bamboo. Make your own tanzaku with coloured paper/card by following our instructions.
DownloadTsuyu - The Rainy Season (June)
In this lesson, students learn about the weather of Japan and compare it with the UK or their local area. They also find out about the common sights and customs associated with the rainy season.
DownloadRadio Taiso: Lesson 2
The Benefits of Radio Taiso - This lesson allows students to continue working on their radio taiso routine in small groups and culminates in a class performance.
Radio Taiso is a 3 minute exercise routine that has been practised for nearly 100 years in Japan. Fun for children and adults alike, Radio Taiso is commonly used for group warm-ups in Japan.
DownloadO Hanami (April)
In this lesson, students will learn about the customs and activities associated with O Hanami and compose haiku poems using their own thoughts about spring and nature.