What do we know about Japan? Have you heard of the country before? Do we know anyone there? Pull out your map: where is it located? How could we get there from our home?

Watch this clip: www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_ryYJPOx5w

Starter

Indoor Active

Outdoor Active

Japan is known for making lots of different types of cars. So since the kids don’t drive cars yet (!) go for a bike/scooter ride.

Choose 2-3 20-30 minute activities from the selection below:

Colour the Flag

Draw and colour the flag of Japan.

Write the country name in English (and your kid's second language if relevant). 

Switch up the material each day - paper, cardboard - as well as the size.

DIY Indoor Volcano

Japan has over 100 active volcanoes, more than almost any other country and accounts alone for about 10 % of all active volcanoes in the world. Here is an easy clip on how to make one at home that the kids will love! www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgqebizvwNk

  • Baking soda

  • Salt

  • Jar

  • Birthday party hat (or make your own cardboard cone)

  • Dish soap

  • Vinegar

  • Food colouring (optional)

Make Sushi

Pre-prepare rice

Make sure you have bought all the ingredients in advance

Add your kids favourites. Keep it simple. Mine like tuna+mayo, and fresh salmon, for eg.

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cb8khXhV4Dg

 

https://minimalistbaker.com/how-to-make-sushi-without-a-mat/

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