Using colorful illustrations this multicultural children's book introduces readers to Japanese Ikebana.
Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging, has never been easier or more fun This colorful, easy to follow guide will walk you through the steps of 10 different ikebana projects. Before you know it you'll be creating your very own unique and beautiful flower arrangements. Creating flower arrangements is a great way to explore this time-honored Japanese art form.
Following the step by step instructions, you'll learn to arrange how to create: "Kenzan Moribana" a basic style using a low, open container"Nageire Ikebana" formal arrangements that balance length and weight"Suiban (Water Platter) Ikebana" the earliest form of Ikebana, using a shallow platter filled with water"Natural Style Ikebana" arrangements that imitate natureOnce you've created your own arrangements, you can display them or give them as gifts, sharing a part of nature and your creativity with the people around you.
About the Series:
The "Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids" series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form."
Create Beautiful Flower Arrangements with This Traditional Japanese Art