Tōhoku Craftsmanship – Make an Okiagari Kobōshi with an Egg

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Continue to explore the crafts of the Tōhoku region in north-eastern Japan with our second worksheet exploring okiagari kobōshi, the small folk toys from the Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture whose roly-poly design have made them a symbol of resilience and perseverance. After designing your own okiagari kobōshi using our colouring in worksheet, take your ideas into three dimensions by making your own okiagari kobōshi using an egg.

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