Children’s Day from Home: Health, Happiness and Sports!
Sunday, May 2, 1-3 PM EDT
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Join us for Japan’s national holiday where all children are stars and their happiness is celebrated! This Children’s Day, get up and move with our live online events just for kids! Families are invited to participate in full-body workshops highlighting popular sports from Japan including karate, aikido, and Tate sword-fighting. After energizing the body and mind with our live sports workshops, families can continue to celebrate with at-home activities to create their own traditional Children’s Day crafts! Hang the koinobori (carp streamers) and don your kabuto (samurai helmet)—Children’s Day is on its way!
$15/$12 Japan Society Members; free for Cool Culture members. Includes access to all three online sports workshops. Recommended for ages 3-10 year olds and their caregivers. Only one registration per family is required.
Live Webinar Schedule:
1:00-1:30pm – Aikido Workshop by Bond Street Dojo
1:35-1:40pm – Video Craft Activity #1
1:45-2:15pm – Tate Sword Fighting Workshop by Tate Hatoryu NY
2:20-2:25pm – Video Craft Activity #2
2:30-3:00pm – Karate Workshop by Japan Karate Association of New York
Crafts to Enjoy at Home!
Kabuto Helmet Origami (PDF)
Kashiwa Mochi Recipe (PDF)
Koinobori Print-Out (PDF)
Newspaper Sword (PDF)
This program is part of our Passing the Torch series, a celebration of the upcoming Tokyo Summer Games.
- Sunday, May 2, 2021
- 1:00 pm