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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 pin making. Try your hand at more current trends like making cute plastic food samples or decorating your phone case with crystals. You can also create your own jewelry and accessories for a wearable souvenir. The choice is yours!
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  1. No.1
    Get introduced to kintsugi, a century-old Japanese technique of repairing broken pottery with gold, silver, or platinum. Learn the basics of this ancient art in a small class taught by highly-acclaimed artisans and create beauty out of breakages.

    USD78.70

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    Transform your choice of T-shirt, tote bag, Japanese wash cloth or handkerchief into an indigo dyed piece of usable art. Create something truly one of a kind with helpful English assistance!
    English Available

    From USD19.67

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. No.3
    Make a one-of-a-kind gift for someone special in your life during this fun pottery class! The instructors will make sure you know all the tips and tricks of the trade.

    USD48.69

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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.

    USD37.18

    Sun, Tue, Wed, 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.

    USD37.18

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. Choose from washcloths, handkerchiefs, T-shirts and more to stencil and dye in a traditional style. Give the classic art of batik a try and carefully lay out your design.
    English Available

    From USD44.27

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  7. Create your very own unique tenugui hand towel featuring a bright and vivid pattern with traditional chusen dyeing techniques. It makes for a useful and fun souvenir.
    English Available

    From USD49.18

    Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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.

    USD44.27

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Handmake your own rosary, perfect as a meditation aid, and a traditional tool of Buddhism in our open cafe. The gentle stone also makes a great present.

    From USD14.76

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Make your way into the curious world of Japanese culture and tradition. Visit a local Shinto shrine, discover gold leaf, and try using Japanese knives as you visit the various shops in COREDO!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD14.76

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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.

    USD129.85

    Weekday
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Experience a special sandblasting session where you engrave cute designs on your selected piece of glassware. Great for gifts, souvenirs or for every day use at home.

    From USD32.46

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. Use a classic weaving loom to get hands on with traditional techniques and create colorful coasters or cute mat, perfect for the house. All ages can join this family friendly tour.
    English Available

    From USD19.48

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Learn Edo Kiriko glass art, passed down through the centuries, and create your very own personal drinking glass or uniquely patterned paperweight.

    USD47.81

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. Perfect as decor or personalized favors, create unique piece of pottery art and make your very own, personalized ceramic gift to give to someone special.

    USD90.89

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  16. Learn traditional patterns and make your own custom tiles in this unique ceramics class! This beautiful craft brings intricate art and culture to life.

    USD51.94

    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)

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