Kanji Museum

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Kanji Museum



Students visited the Kanji Museum as part of a Japanese class field trip.

Manyougana (Chinese kanji used to write phonetically in Ancient Japan) exhibit


The museum employee explains the exhibit


A Japanese typewriter! Looks difficult…
On the second floor, there are lots of games. Huang-san is really good at this!


Reading the kanji for fish names makes you hungry for sushi!


At the workshop, students made stamps of their favorite kanji.


雅 (elegant)


Will it work?


Students also learned some calligraphy.


Once you learn to write 永 (eternal), you’ll be able to write anything!


It’s a little difficult if you’re left handed.


We had a lot of fun!