Japan | Ideas for Thinking Day*
Jenifer Mitchell’s Troop Represents Japan at their celebration.If members of your troop practice martial arts or have an interest in origami Japan may be a good choice for your booth. MakingFriends®.com has ideas and products to help make your celebration a success.
Ideas, activities and facts for your presentation.
$15.00A visit to a Japanese Hibachi restaurant might inspire the girls as they prepare for their celebration. Rice is an important food in Japan and is usually served with seasonal vegetables and fish. Tempura, or lightly battered vegetables and seafood are also very popular. Most children may not appreciate sushi but there are many ideas for faux sushi that could be a fun alternative. A Japanese tea ceremony would also be appropriate at your celebration.
Traditional dress in Japan is the kimono which is usually made of silk and is worn with a wide belt placed high above the waist and big sleeves. Girls may enjoy dressing up and doing their hair and makeup and performing a fan dance.
Girls can get creative by making paper fans or presenting an origami demonstration. Pins for swapping to represent Japan can include pagodas, kimonos, mini fans, or sushi.
The national sport of Japan is Sumo which has a history spanning more than 1,000 years.
Additional ideas can also be found in Asian Countries / Thinking Day* Ideas.
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