Explore the art of Kanji – the adopted Chinese characters used in the modern Japanese writing system, with CultureALL Ambassador Yoko Tanaka.
Kanji are the adopted logographic Chinese characters used in the modern Japanese writing system. Yoko Tanaka, a Japanese interpreter and an employee of The Principal Financial Group will explain how kanji developed, illustrating the process by using words that represent mountain, flower, friendship, love, success and more. Ms. Tanaka will also guide students to write these words, using rice paper, ink and brushes.
|Region/Culture||East Asia - Japan|
|Subject(s)||Language, Visual Art|
|Standard Length||45 min|
|Room Set-Up||Classroom style seating at desks/tables with chairs; room with sink is helpful|