Japan Crafts

Explore our collection of Japanese themed crafts, including the very popular zen garden craft which we did some years ago for Father's Day! Much more to enjoy, too.

Blossom Tree Collage

Blossom Tree Collage

These blossom tree collage pictures are so pretty to display for Spring, Chinese New Year or perhaps a Japan theme. And they are quick and easy to make, too!

Blossom tree craft

Blossom Tree Craft

Here is a quick and simple idea for a Chinese New Year or Spring craft which results in a pretty picture which any child will be proud of!

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Japanese Family Fan Hanging

Japanese Family Fan Hanging

Make one of these pretty Japanese fans and then hang them up, one for every member of your family!

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Japanese Fan Craft

Japanese Fan Craft

Make this pretty Japanese with your children. You could make one for each member of the family and hang them above each other for a pretty and eye-catching hanging.

Koinobori Playdough Mat

Koinobori Playdough Mat

Print out this playdough mat for Children's Day and laminate it for repeat use if you wish. Now get the kids to make some playdough carp kites to hand from the flagpole!

Mini Blossom Tree Craft

Mini Blossom Tree Craft

Make some of these beautiful little mini blossom trees with the kids - it's a sweet craft for Chinese New Year, Spring or perhaps a Japan theme. And won't it look pretty on display!

Miniature Zen Garden Craft

Miniature Zen Garden Craft

Here is an unusual craft idea for a Japanese theme. It also makes a great gift for someone who needs a calming influence - perfect for Father's Day!

Origami Fan

Origami Fan

Here is a cute little origami fan to fold for dolls, teddy bears, or just for decoration. And of course you can make it with a bigger piece of paper so that you can use it yourself.

Otedama

Otedama

Otedama is a game played with are fabric beanbags (called ojami) which used to be sewn by grandmothers from silk kimono scraps. They are used for juggling games and skill games similar to jacks and knucklebones.

Samurai Helmet Craft

Samurai Helmet Craft

Grab some craft supplies and whip up this fierce Samurai helmet for some fierce dressing up fun!

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Samurai Sword Craft

Samurai Sword Craft

Cut and stick with silver and brown card to make this fantastic Samurai sword!

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Don't Forget Origami!

Of course the most famous Japanese craft of all is origami. We have traditional Japanese origami models for you to try with the kids, as well as more modern models that can be combined with your Topic or Holiday projects.

TTraditional Japanese Origami
Traditional Japanese Origami

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