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 | Families, Lifestyle

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

Style for New Mamas

Ok moms, your little bundle of joy is finally here. You’ve spent the last nine months in forgivable textiles and maternity clothes and can’t wait...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 25, 2013 | Families, Fashion

Halloween 2013 in Tokyo

Around 2,000 years ago, ancient Celtic tribespeople in Ireland began celebrating Samhain, which in the Irish language means “end of summer.” October 31 was actually...

By Mia Moranza
October 10, 2013 | Families

Matsuri Madness: Autumn 2013

Although summer is officially over, the myriad of festivals occurring in and around Tokyo hasn’t diminished. In fact, the new season brings with it a...

By Elisabeth Lambert
October 7, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Workshop: When to Seek Professional Help for Your Child

It is the very rare parent who, at some point during a child’s development, does not have some difficulty in managing the child. As...

By The Savvy Team
October 7, 2013 | Families

Nishimachi Food Fair 2013

Nishimachi International School is prepping to hold its annual international food fair on Saturday, October 12 at the school's campus in Moto Azabu. Mark your...

By The Savvy Team
October 3, 2013 | Families, Lifestyle

Nishimachi International School, Moto Azabu

The mission of Nishimachi International School is to educate students to be communicators, thinkers and motivated lifelong learners who thoughtfully contribute to a diverse and...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Tokyo International Kindercare, Higashi Azabu

The staff at Tokyo International Kindercare (TIK) believe that children’s education should prepare them to successfully create their own path in life, rather than following...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

International School of the Sacred Heart, Hiroo

Conveniently located in Hiroo, International School of the Sacred Heart (ISSH) is an English speaking school for girls from Grade 1 through Grade 12, and...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Kspace, Shirokane

The goal of Kspace is to support families with children at many stages of development, from babies to tweens. The staff pride themselves on offering...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families

Saint Maur International School, Yokohama

Established in 1872 as an innovator of international education in Japan, Saint Maur International School continues to meet the needs of children from the multi-cultural,...

By The Savvy Team
October 1, 2013 | Families