Introduction to Japanese Culture & Traditional Toys

Presented by

Miki Takayama


This interactive workshop provides participants with an introduction to Japan’s geography, language, greetings, fashion, cuisine, housing, and traditions. CultureALL Ambassador Miki Takayama will demonstrate how Japanese traditional clothing (kimono) is worn and provide an overview of Japanese culture with picture cards. Participants will have an opportunity to try out traditional wooden toys and games and learn the art of origami (paper folding) to create their own 3-D paper sculptures without using scissors or glue.

Workshop Details




Social Studies, Games, Visual Art


25 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Five tables for games (students will rotate from table to table); desks/tables & chairs for origami

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

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