CRAFTS – Best Living Japan – Tokyo Travel Guide https://bestlivingjapan.com Tokyo with Kids Guide for Globally Minded Families Fri, 02 Oct 2020 05:03:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 75234301 Craft: Washi Shoji Screen Art – Easy Artwork for Your Home https://bestlivingjapan.com/washi-shoji-screen-art/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/washi-shoji-screen-art/#comments Thu, 03 Sep 2020 21:00:47 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=23095 I needed a few big pieces of artwork for my Airbnbs and found a few old shoji screens, so I crafted some washi shoji screens. Shoji are the wooden screens that Japanese homes traditionally use to separate rooms. However, in newer homes they are less popular due to the lack of privacy so you can …

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Summer Fans Craft – 100 Yen https://bestlivingjapan.com/summer-fans-craft/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/summer-fans-craft/#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2020 21:00:27 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=6922 Looking for a quick fun craft to keep your tribe busy and cool this summer? Try a summer fans craft. I bought a few paper fans at the local Daiso 100 yen store and had fun with the kids. A quick and cheap craft which will also be very useful over the next few months. I …

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Teru Teru Bozu – Rain, Rain, Go Away Craft https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/teru-teru-bozu/#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:00:18 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=47341 Looks like a perfect rainy day weekend to make Teru Teru Bozu. A cute custom and craft in Japan is the Teru teru bozu (てるてる坊主). “Teru” is a Japanese verb which describes sunshine, and a “bōzu” is a Buddhist monk.  The dolls are handmade with white cloth that children make to ward off rain. School …

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Japan Slime – Where to Buy and How to Make https://bestlivingjapan.com/japan-slime-where-to-buy-and-how-to-make/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/japan-slime-where-to-buy-and-how-to-make/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2020 01:30:28 +0000 https://www.bestlivingjapan.com/?p=56776 Curious and creative Japan families if you have young kids most likely they are obsessed with slime, so here is our Japan slime info based on month so searching where to buy and how to make with Japan-sourced materials. Rainy days are great slime making days, so buy some of the items below and keep …

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100 Yen Store Craft: Valentine`s Day Flower Box https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-vday/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-vday/#respond Fri, 31 Jan 2020 07:48:13 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=27986 This 100 Yen Store Craft is a great Valentine`s Day gift from kids to parents, teachers, caregivers, family and friends. It`s a fun and simple craft that can be completed in less than an hour. The materials you`ll need can be found at any of the larger 100 yen shops. We purchased ours at the Seria …

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100 Yen Store Craft – Simple and Quick DIY Cake Toppers https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-diy-cake-toppers/ https://bestlivingjapan.com/100-yen-store-craft-diy-cake-toppers/#respond Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:00:25 +0000 https://bestlivingjapan.com/?p=27909 Add a whimsical touch to any birthday cake with this 100 yen store craft idea. This project is really simple and I love that you can create anything you like – your child`s favorite characters, words, numbers, anything at all. Quick, simple and your kids will love it! Materials Needed: 1. Chocolate Icing (various colors) …

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