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Lovers of arts and crafts will find a large variety of activities to choose from. Check out traditional Japanese arts like pottery, fabric dyeing and kanzashi, or make hyper-realistic plastic food samples. Create your own jewelry and accessories for a wearable souvenir or have fun painting, the choice is yours!
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  1. Cook up some tasty looking food samples, the perfect thing to do in Tokyo! Try your hand at creating your own plastic food art for a unique bit of local culture. From sweets to sushi, take your pick.

    From USD10.03

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  2. Get your hands moving as you learn Origami. This Japanese folk art transforms a sheet of paper into a little sculpture with folding and sculpting techniques, and is fun for all ages.
    English Available

    USD40.13

    Weekday
    1 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Create your own shisa (lion-dogs), colorful candle or painted glass as a memento of Okinawa. Take it home the same day! Great as a rainy day activity too.

    From USD9.75

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Create a woven scarf in 4 hours while working with your favorite color and learning traditional Japanese crafts. Take your time and create a uniquely you wearable souvenir.

    USD35.11

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  5. Ride a train about 20 minutes from Shinjuku or Shibuya and try traditional saori Japanese weaving. Even if it your first time, you can create a unique and colorful scarf.

    USD35.11

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. Learn the traditional method of dyeing intricate patterns on cloth, and choose your favorite sketch from more than 200 types or bring your own sketch. You can take your work home on the same day.

    From USD23.22

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Put brush to paper and watch magnificent drawings take shape. Learn the basics of Japanese Sumie painting in a fun lesson with a friendly English speaking teacher, in the heart of Tokyo.
    English Available

    USD18.58

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat
    (afternoon)
  8. Learn the traditional Japanese paper craft of origami in the friendly atmosphere of Asakusa! Create tiny paper cranes, seasonal flowers and more, with help from your expert instructor.
    English Available

    USD27.87

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Create your very own souvenir of Kyoto by joining in and learning the art of Kyo-Yuzen. This local dyeing technique creates bright, fantastic designs great for all ages.

    From USD20.43

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. From creating the colorful Venetian glass-style bead to securing it to the cherry or ebony hair pin, create a unique kanzashi accessory! Beautiful with kimono or as a souvenir you can use everyday.

    USD41.80

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. With the help of jewelry designer Noriko Hasegawa, make your own silver rings. A lovely unique souvenir of your visit to Tokyo, or a heartfelt way to celebrate your engagement or marriage.

    USD120.38

    Weekday
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Get a full course of Japanese culture by learning how to cook delicious fresh udon noodles while enjoying traditional shodo calligraphy or origami crafts, all with an English-speaking instructor.
    English Available

    From USD65.02

    Weekday
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. Make your own unique souvenir of Okinawa during this fun pottery experience! From local shisa to cups and plates, take a break to express your creativity.

    USD38.12

    Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. All over Okinawa you will see statues of shisa (guardian lion-dogs) on houses or temples. Now you can make or paint your own little guardian to bring home!
    English Available

    From USD14.40

    Daily
    1.5 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. Recreate the delicate and colorful patterns of traditional Okinawa art in this fun experience! Great for kids and groups. Take a home a unique souvenir.

    USD30.09

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. Create a scarf or furoshiki cloth wrapper using traditional shibori dyeing techniques and take home a wearable souvenir of your visit to Kyoto.

    From USD30.09

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Learn traditional Kyoto style arts with a fun makie lesson. Makie is a technique to add decorations on lacquerware by using metal powder on fresh lacquer patterns just before it dries.

    From USD23.22

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  18. Enjoy creating a one-of-a-kind daruma (wishing doll) in a retro building, built in 1935! Make a cute souvenir of your visit to Hakodate.

    USD7.43

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. Learn the traditional method of blue tie-dyeing known as Aizome. Create and design your own handkerchief using the natural indigo dye obtained from plants.

    USD19.60

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Enjoy making your very own guardian lion-dog out of clay. Upon completion, relax at the beach with a complimentary drink while you wait for your Shisa to finish!

    USD18.58

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)