DownloadOrigami and Mathematics
As well as being a creative artform, origami can be a source of practical mathematics. In this lesson, students apply some mathematical concepts and problem solving to origami.
DownloadSupporting the Arts & Culture for Peace Initiative
This page provides some background information and materials to support schools outlines taking part in the activities for the Arts & Culture for Peace Initiative.
DownloadKamishibai: The Spider's Thread (Kumo no Ito)
The Spider’s thread is a well-known story in Japan. It is a moral fable inspired by Buddhist beliefs about good, evil and redemption, written by Ryunosuke Akutagawa and published in 1918. This kamishibai is suitable for KS3 and above.
DownloadValentine's Day Origami Ideas
Looking for some craft activities to do for Valentine's Day this year? Why not try making your own origami decorations, a gift box for Valentine's Day sweets, or a secret message envelope?
DownloadVideo: How to Make an Origami Rabbit for Tsukimi
According to an old Japanese folktale, rabbits are associated with the Tsukimi festival in autumn. Follow this video to make your own moon rabbit!
DownloadKamishibai: Additional Resources
For students at KS 1, or those who do not have time to pursue the whole Scheme of Work, these resources can be used to make Kamishibai using a story completely made up by the students.