Join us for "Mochitsuki!" Pounding of rice into cake to celebrate the beginning of Japanese Preschool Summer Camp with Chika Sato. Chika is a kindergarten teacher from Kamakura, Japan. She is visiting this summer looking to share Japanese songs, crafts and cooking for 4-6 year-old children.
On "Mochitsuki" day we take turns to pound "mochi" with a wooden mallet, or kine, in a granite mortar, or usu. Everyone is welcome for this free event.
We would like to keep our classes small, 5-8 children. Please sign up while space is available. Classes begin June 26th. Sign up for classes available at the Grand Opening Celebration and in advance.
Tuition: $40 /day. Children will enjoy lunch at school—bring a lunch or for $5, a Japanese lunch can be provided. June 26/27, July 2/3, July 9 (Tanabata Day)/10/11, July 16/17/18