Virtual Family Fun Days Craft activities for kids of all ages. All craft project instructions will be posted here on the day advertised. Marine Day: Sea Animals Sunday, July 16th, 2023 Marine Day : Sea Animals Learn about the animals that live in the sea by making them out of origami! Let’s Learn Japanese: Vegetable-edition Saturday, August 26th, 2023 Let’s Learn Japanese: Vegetable-edition Learn how to say some vegetable vocabulary in Japanese and then download a game you can play with friends! Den Den Daiko Saturday, September 2nd, 2023 A den den daiko is a Japanese pellet drum. Learn how to make one out of paper. Japanese Pallet Drum Instructions Drum Cutout Tofu Day Monday, October 2, 2023 Tofu is a super popular ingredient in many Japanese dishes. Learn to make your own tofu dish at home! Ichigo no Hi: Strawberry Day Friday, January 5th, 2024 Did you know strawberry is ichigo in Japanese, and that ichi also means “one” and go also means “five”? That’s why Japan celebrates all things strawberry on January 5! Come make a strawberry origami to celebrate! Setsubun Oni Masks Saturday, February 3, 2024 Setsubun is a fun holiday where children can throw beans at a person dressed up as an oni—a Japanese ogre that can bring bad luck—and chase them out of the house to bring in good luck! Make an oni paper plate mask and try it out for yourself! Shiro no Hi: Castle Day Saturday, April 13, 2024 Japan has many famously beautiful castles. Sightsee through some of these castles on your own coloring pages! Kirigami Mother’s Day Card Saturday, May 12, 2024 Celebrate Mother’s Day by creating beautiful flower cards from the Japanese paper-cutting method of kirigami! Yasai no Hi: Vegetable Day Saturday, August 31, 2024 Make your own vegetable origami for Yasai no Hi!