Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft

Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival - Includes Sakura Scroll Craft
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  1. Get seven lessons in one, all on Japan! This is an all encompassing bundle of our lessons on Japan, especially made for grades three through six! Lessons include: A Country Study The Samurai Kamishibai Storytelling The History of Japan The Geisha Hanami, or the Cherry Blossom Festival Kodomo no H
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Learn all about the ancient tradition of flower viewing in Japan! This is an easy, kid-friendly lesson on Hanami, or the Cherry Blossom Festival, and the importance of the sakura, or cherry blossom, in Japanese culture. Also included is an easy, cute craft where students can make their own replica cherry blossom art piece.

JAPAN! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival (29 pages, not including instructions to user) includes the following:

1. Hanami, the Ancient Tradition of Flower Viewing - lesson with images to present as you teach, covering the following topics:
- Religious Origins
- Showcasing the Uniqueness of Japan
- A Symbol of the Samurai
- Flower Viewing Today
2. Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Scroll - craft with 2 grade levels of instruction, one for K - 2 and one for 3 - 6

Materials needed to make craft include 12"x18" construction paper in a pastel color, paints (white and black), straw to "blow out” branches, pink lunch paper napkins for cherry blossoms, a roll of yellow crepe paper streamers per class to make centers of cherry blossoms, dowels or wooden skewers with pointy ends cut off, pipe cleaner for hanging, glue, and scissors. Skewers available at grocery store; napkins, streamers, straws, and pipe cleaners available at Dollar Tree.

WANT MORE LESSONS ON JAPAN?

Try our bundle! GET THREE LESSONS IN ONE, ALL ON JAPAN. Bundle includes a country study, a lesson about the samurai in feudal Japan, and a look at Kodomo no Hi (Children's Day).

Or, take a look at our individual lessons:
Japan! A Country Study Grades 3 - 8
Japan! A Country Study Grades K - 3
Japan! Hanami, Cherry Blossom Festival
Japan! Kamishibai Storytelling, Tell the Story of Haichiko
Japan! Kodomo no Hi, or Children's Day Festival
Japan! The Geisha
Japan! The Samurai
The History of Japan as Told by the Ancient Gingko Tree Grades 3 - 5
The History of Japan as Told by the Ancient Gingko Tree Grades K - 2

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“(The five-day program) has given our school the unique opportunity to provide students with incredible experiences that align so well with our IB focus. Each spring with family and community support, our school essentially is transformed into our country of study for one full week. Teachers are easily able to follow the daily curriculum and activities provided, and the students truly enjoy this special week of instruction. From the art projects to festive food tastings, cultural dress, music, dance and traditions, the students spend this entire week engaged in new and exciting experiences of a new country. I would encourage all schools (IB, or not) to jump in and make a week like this happen for their students. It is incredibly gratifying to spend this week with kids as they come together to learn and share experiences like these across grade levels, school-wide. When we hear such rich discussion in classrooms and read their detailed writing about what they've learned as part of (the) week, it makes all the preparation, planning and expense totally worth it!! “
– An International Baccalaureate Instructional Specialist at a local elementary school

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