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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 tour 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. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery using lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold. Create beauty out of breakages, and enjoy a truly unique work of art.

    USD54.78

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. 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 USD9.86

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  3. Learn how to make elegant cut glass in the traditional Edo Kiriko style when visiting Tokyo. Create your own unique designs, and take home a little bit of Japanese culture!
    English Available

    USD29.58

    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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 USD31.77

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  5. 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.

    From USD17.53

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. Furoshiki are a type of Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport clothes and gifts, even water bottles. Combine practicality and style!
    English Available

    USD39.44

    Weekday
    1 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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.

    USD34.51

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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.

    USD34.51

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Use a classic weaving loom to get hands on with traditional techniques and create a pair of coasters or cute mat, perfect for the house. All ages can join this family friendly tour.

    From USD18.08

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    0.5 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. 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

    USD18.26

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat
    (afternoon)
  11. 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 USD13.69

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  12. 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 USD45.65

    Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Lesson to make a chic and practical soy sauce bottle out of glass. It is very easy to make even for children, making this an educational and active family friendly tour.

    USD36.52

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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 USD27.39

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. 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.

    USD118.32

    Weekday
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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

    USD27.39

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Go off the beaten path to experience both nature and culture in a peaceful town in western Tokyo. Take part in a traditional fabric dyeing workshop, explore a limestone cave and relax in a serene forest all with a private English-speaking guide!
    English Available

    From USD728.54

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  18. Step back in time to historic Edo as you use high quality materials to mix a gentle scented sachet, perfect for adding a touch of Japan to your home. The instructor will also teach you about incense!
    English Available

    USD54.78

    Thu
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  19. 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.

    USD41.08

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

    USD44.37

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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