|Sushi is from Japan. Sushi is made from
rice and raw fish.
|I made my own craft sushi rolls
using craft foam and cotton balls.
I glued two layers of cotton balls
on the black foam.
This plate of Sushi has a side of
shrimp. Sea food plays a very
important role in Japanese cuisine.
The Green smudge on the Sushi
plate is a side of Wasabi. Wasabi
is a very spicy dip that is
sometimes paired with Sushi. ( I
used Green Paint for the Wasabi)
Sushi rolls are eaten with Chopsticks.
|Make a Japanese Fan!
|Fans are a part of traditional
Here is an example of a
traditional Japanese fan.
I decorated my fan with Cherry
Blossoms. Cherry Blossoms mark
the coming of Spring in Japan. I
used craft foam to make my
|The Japanese have had a great influence on
American pop culture.
1) Nintendo- America's favorite game station is from Japan I made a "
old school" Nintendo controller using fun foam and cardboard.
2) Hello Kitty- is a favorite character that kids wear on many of their
things. Hello Kitty is from Japan. I made a Hello Kitty craft using craft
3) Pokemon- is a very popular series with American kids. Pikachu is
the most popular character.
|Make a Japanese Geisha Doll!
In Japan. Geisha means artist. In
Japan a Geisha women is an artist
who is very good at dance and
Learn about the Geisha!
|I made my Geisha Doll
by painting a wood
Ball from the craft
store for the head.
The Geisha's hair is
made from felt.
The Geisha's dress
made from tissue
|Origami - the Japanese art of folding paper. The goal of
this art is to fold paper into an object.
I folded an origami paper lantern. Look online to find
many ways you can fold paper!!!