Five Great Learning Apps for Kids

It never ceases to amaze me how quickly today’s kids grasp technology, particularly mobile technology and touch screens. I am guilty, it has to be...

By Mia Moranza
February 27, 2014 | Families

Interactive Fun at the Tokyo Toy Museum

Don’t let these cold, windy months keep you and the kids locked indoors with cabin fever. Let’s be honest, there are only so many Pinterest...

By Chanyn Kirtman
February 20, 2014 | Families

Tokyo Creators Makes Every Child an Artist

A newly opened art school in Tokyo offers programs for all ages that help kids find their own creative expression through music, painting and other...

By Mia Moranza
February 13, 2014 | Families

School of Rock for Tokyo Teens

A lot of schools in Tokyo (be they international or Japanese) have good music programs. Many have extra curricular orchestra, brass, string and even modern...

By Mia Moranza
February 7, 2014 | Families

The British Football Academy Celebrates 10 Years

When it comes to teaching soccer to English-speaking children in Tokyo, the British Football Academy has parents covered. With ten years of experience since its...

By Mia Moranza
January 22, 2014 | Families

Super Sentai Show at Tokyo Dome City

The kids were bouncing up and down with excitement waiting at the doors of Theatre G-Rosso, at Tokyo Dome City, for the "Super Sentai" show...

By Dinasha Cellura
January 16, 2014 | Families

100 Yen Shop Craft: Snowflake Paintings

Even the savviest and most resourceful parents can struggle to find ways of entertaining kids over the school holidays. Here's a foolproof winter craft idea...

By Kelly Wetherille
December 26, 2013 | Art & Culture, Families

Zusso Kids Makes Children’s Haircuts Fun

Taking toddlers for haircuts can be only slightly less traumatic than trips to the doctor or dentist, especially when, as with my little boy’s salon...

By Philomena Keet
December 19, 2013 | Families

Tokyo Midtown Christmas with the Kids

The holiday season is here and the lights are shining brightly. From tree-lined streets draped in twinkling décor to Christmas themed markets, Tokyo is filled...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 28, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Hysteric Mini, Harajuku: Style for Ultra-Cool Kids

Hysteric Mini, located off Cat Street in Harajuku, doesn’t stray far from the pop-culture inspired designs of its parent brand, Hysteric Glamour. The Japanese luxury...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 21, 2013 | Families, Fashion

Ai Port Station, Aoyama: A Kids’ Oasis

Tucked away in a side street off Aoyama-dori is a sweet and charming kids' haven, called Ai Port Station. A picture of Noah’s Ark marks...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 4, 2013 | Families