kimono jacket closeup

Luxurious Layers Building Block

  • Age: grades K through 6

Learn about the artistry and form of the kimono, the traditional Japanese garment. Artifacts in this module include 3 children’s kimonos, books, numerous accessories, and a video of a kimono dressing demonstration. Activities include making a miniature paper kimono and playing a game based on the designs of Japanese family crests.

Sample Objects

  • fan, purse, and shoes
  • jacket closeup
  • kimono obi bow
  • Suki's kimono children's book
  • kimono book

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Contact Kim Sheahan for more information or to borrow materials.