In ancient China, dragons were wise and careful. They guarded the wind, rain, rivers, precious metals and gems. So the dragons are an important part of many Chinese festivals including the Chinese New Year. We will elaborate this fridge magnet with the mini version of the dragon!
Learn to make a bag with the Furoshiki traditional Japanese technique. It is simple and fast and it will be very useful to carry any kind of object inside. You will become a fashion designer for a day and you can make a bag with with your favourite style.
Did you know that kites have existed for the last 2000 years? Even if not very much is known about their origins, many villages of Asia, especially China and Japan, have this fun game as part of their legends. So prepare yourself and fly your kite!
The samurais were dreadful warriors of ancient Japan who used to wear samurai hats or kabutos. Would you like to pretend to be one of them. For that, first you have to make your own kabuto! Follow these steps and become a samurai warrior!
Daruma doll is one of the best-known Japanese charms. It is a red doll, without arms or legs, with a masculine face that hasn't got any eyes, only two white circles. As it has been rounded, even though it rocks, it never falls, so it represents perseverance and effort.
On the 5th of May, Childrens' Day in Japan, Japanese children hang large fabric tents in their houses. As these fish swim against the tide, they symbolise how children would like to grow healthy, to be brave and to achieve their goals. We propose you make a small paper tent with old magazines. You can make as many as you like and decorate you room's ceiling!