Second graders identify the kimono as a traditional Japanese clothing. They explain the importance of nature in Japanese traditional crafts. They create and design their own kimono.
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Students explore world cultures by reading a book in class. In this origami lesson, students read the book Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and identify the Japanese culture of creating origami art. Students define vocabulary terms...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Journey to Japan: An Elementary Geography Standards-Based Unit on Japan
Second graders compare and contrast Japanese customs and culture to those of Americans through research in this year long study. They determine the basic needs of all people in spite of cultural differences.
2nd English Language Arts
Create Your Own Kimono Doll Finger Puppet
Here is a really cute activity that could easily supplement any lesson on Japanese culture or literature. Included are the instructions for making a kimono finger puppet. The activity idea includes cultural reference links on the bottom...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts