ATTRACTIONS IN JAPAN

Japan Silhouette – DIY Craft

If you needed some wall art, that is fun, bold and inexpensive try this Japan Silhouette – DIY craft. Also a great project to learn or remember you Japan geography. Did you know Japan has 6,852 islands, but only 430 are inhabited. Don’t worry you do not need to paint …

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Make Plastic Food Samples (Kappabashi, Asakusa)

Have you ever wondered how to make plastic food samples? You can enjoy making food samples the old fashion way with wax at Ganso Sample in Kappabashi, Tokyo (aka Kitchen Town located near Asakusa). Kappabashi is the main restaurant and kitchen supplies neighbourhood in Tokyo with over 150 stores supply …

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Ebisu South Park aka Squid Park (Ebisu, Tokyo)

We stumbled upon this adorable park after a Blue Seal ice cream break and train viewing near the Ebisu Garden Place. Ebisu South Park (Squid Park) Playground is a small playground located on the far side of the train tracks across from the Garden Place. Renovated in 2016 it`s a nice …

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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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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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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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Birthday Party at Kinder Base, Meidaimae

We celebrated Andrew`s 3rd birthday last weekend at Kinder Base in Setagaya-ku. This is a great venue to celebrate your toddler`s birthday. It`s close to the station, has ample space, and they give you the option to bring-in your own food or select from their two party meal plans. 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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