Merriell, Andy. “A Japanese Fence at the Children’s Museum.” Boston: The Children’s Museum, 1973. The story of how the bamboo fence for the Japanese garden was built, told in comic-book form.
Bedford, Leslie. “Notes on the woods used in the building of the Japanese House.” Memo to BCM Staff, December 12, 1984.
Lists the many woods used in The Japanese House.
Make a thousand-year-candy bag and wish for long life.
Learn about sports in Japan and make a sumo game.
Write haiku for the mid-autumn moon and appreciate nature.
Make and wear hachimaki headbands for strength and focus.
Learn the story of Tanabata and make a wish.
Make teru teru bozu dolls for good weather.