Through the examination of a variety of ROM objects and museum reproductions, students are introduced to the language and art of body decoration, across a broad spectrum of cultures and peoples.
Using an ink brush, ink stone and ink stick students are introduced to Japanese writing.
Activities include writing Japanese characters and doing simple addition and subtraction on the soroban.
A selection of Japanese dishware and utensils introduces students to traditional and modern Japanese cooking.
If this, the studious bachelor's first state document, was ceremonial boilerplate, it was courtly and inoffensive and widely if perfunctorily approved.
In the early years of the 18th century the Full Bottomed Periwig reigned with its cascade of curls.
Activities include drawing a kokeshi (wooden) doll, designing a Japanese kite and learning how to play Jan Ken Pon.
Through self-directed activity booklets, students learn how to write Japanese numbers and use a soroban (abacus).
Activities include reading the inscription on the scarab, and learning how to write in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Using a stylus and a plasticine tablet, students are introduced to ancient Mesopotamian writing.