This hand painted wooden Japanese block family introduces Japanese culture and the concept of family. The father measures 9cm, and is made from sustainably sourced timber. The mother wears a Kimono and the father wears a suit.
A simple 6 piece wooden puzzle from the Children of the World Tuzzles range. The puzzle depicts a Japanese girl, wearing a traditional kimono, with her hair in a bun held by decorative hair sticks. KANZASHI
Koinobori wind socks are made by drawing carp patterns on paper, cloth or other nonwoven fabric. They are then allowed to flutter in the wind.
The Kokiriko (or Binzasara) is a traditional Japanese percussion instrument made from bamboo slats held together with letter straps. The sound is similar to “dominoes falling” as the wooden slats strike one another. A traditional Kokiriko is made from thin pieces of bamboo, however the Kokiriko in our library is created from larger pieces of timber and is also marketed as a ‘Clatter Pillar’ or ‘Rhythm Band’.
A CD featuring 10 tracks of Japanese music, good for music and movement and sensory play.
This beautiful plastic sushi set is wonderful to introduce children to new types of food. Sushi is a Japanese dish of vinegar ‘sushi rice’ combined with a variety of ingredients including seafood and vegetables.