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Kindy Elementary Fun in Tokyo Japan, Tokyo with kidsThings to do in Tokyo, Japan for Kindy and Elementary Fun – For 5-12 year olds. We`ve listed our favorite indoor and outdoor play and activity spots. There are so many great museums, historical sites and sports activities that your child should never be bored!  Great list for new Expat parents living in the Tokyo area or if you are just visiting Tokyo with children. We are adding new attractions and information all the time so check back frequently.

Things to do in Tokyo, Japan for Kindy Elementary Fun

Kasai Rinkai Park & Tokyo Bay (Edogawa-Ku, Tokyo)

Kasai Rinkai Park & Tokyo Bay

Kasai Rinkai Park (葛西臨海公園) is a huge expansive park situated along Tokyo Bay. It houses the Tokyo Sea Life Aquarium, bird sanctuary, 117m tall ferris wheel, bbq grounds, biking and walking paths, a Japanese garden, small playground and plum and cherry blossom paths. One side of the park houses the …

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CupNoodles Museum, Yokohama, Kanagawa-ken

Dear Curious and Creative, My two teenage sons and I visited the CupNoodles Museum the other day and absolutely enjoyed it. I have to admit I was quite surprised how entertaining and educational the entire museum was. Not only do you learn the history of the world famous Cup Noodles, …

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Sunday Biking at the Imperial Palace (Hibiya, Tokyo)

*** BIKE RENTAL CLOSED MARCH 2019 *** Biking at the Imperial Palace is an enjoyable and economical way to spend your Sunday. You do not need to own a bike, nor be an expert biker. Sunday Biking at the Imperial Palace The Japan Bicycle Promotion Institute (JBPI), a non-profit organisation …

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Kageoka Playground (Ebisu, Tokyo)

Kageoka Playground (区立景丘公園) is a great spot to let your active kids burn off some energy. Just a 2 minute walk from the Ebisu Garden Place it`s conveniently located between the Shibuya-ku Ebisu branch Fire Department and the MLB Cafe; a nice spot to keep both parents and kids happy. Parents can …

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The Science Museum Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku

The Science Museum Tokyo

The Science Museum Tokyo is ideal for tweens and teens with hands-on learning covering topics from mechanics, CO2, and global warming to robotics. Younger kids can enjoy some of the exhibits, but most of the concepts they will not understand. Although much of the exhibits signage is in Japanese, you can ask …

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ABC Cooking Studio Kids` Class

The ABC Cooking Studio in Futakotamaga offers kids` cooking classes that change monthly (Japanese language). This month they are offering a `Kapibara` curry bread making session till February 28th. Capybaras, which are native to South America, are deemed the biggest rodent on earth. They are gentle herbivores who love to soak in …

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Galaxcity (Adachi-ku, Tokyo) – Free Indoor Playcenter

If you`re in Adachi-ku Galaxcity is a great, free place to take your active kids. This indoor play center houses three separate bouldering walls (for toddlers, elementary school aged kids and advanced), a three-tiered giant hammock that children and adults can relax or play in, crafts and activities, baby play space, …

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The Karuizawa Area with Kids

Karuizawa, Nagano is our favorite mountain resort getaway. Best part? It`s only a 1 hr Shinkansen ride from Tokyo. Step off the train, take in the gorgeous mountain views, and enjoy the numerous activities Karuizawa has to offer from outdoor sports, onsens, shopping, play areas, food and more. *** The …

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Gohongi playground (Yutenji, Tokyo)

Gohongi Park Playground (五本木公園) is a small park frequented by neighborhood kids and nursery schools in the area. It`s a short walk from Yutenji station and is close proximity to the Yutenji shopping street, food and the popular curry restaurant, Niagara Curry, which delivers food to your table by train. It …

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Karuizawa Playground (Nagano-ken)

On our last visit we found an amazing playground park in Karuizawa, Nagano. Located a short drive from the popular Tsuruya Supermarket lies Yukawa Furusato Park (湯川ふるさと公園). It`s a large and clean park that all families can enjoy, dog-friendly too! Families can be seen walking their dogs, picnicking on the …

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