Japanese crafts are very popular, and many are great projects for the kids. Use paper, paint, pipe cleaners and common household items to create puppets, dolls, origami shapes and toys.
Create a beautiful cherry blossom wall hanging or traditional Japanese dragon puppet. Children and adults will both be enchanted with the simple origami shapes and creatures they can make with colorful paper.
Children can make a traditional oven fired tea bowl with help from mom. These make unique candy dishes the little ones can give as gifts to special grandparents. Kids can paint and construct a lovely Japanese fan for a favorite aunt or teacher with free Japanese craft plans.