Gender Equality Workshop

We held our first Gender Equality Workshop at Art Forum Azamino on Nov 14th. 11 participants came out to join the session including university students, foreign residents, and senior citizens. The director of Art Forum Azamino gave the opening speech about how this pandemic situation of COVID-19 is affecting women’s lifestyle negatively and what kind…

Discovering Nature at Kodomo-no-kuni

On Saturday, 24th October, 2020 we enjoyed discovering nature in "Kodomo-no-kuni" park in Yokohama. Five families joined the event. We walked around Kodomo-no-kuni and had fun with nature. We also explored some of the hidden parts of Kodomo-no-kuni! The weather was perfect and the children enjoyed playing together in the fresh air. We collected leaves,…

Todoroki Gorge Walk

This month we had a relaxing autumn walk along the Todoroki gorge. We visited a shrine, and then had a picnic lunch with an amazing view. Next, we went to a park with a historical burial mound. We then walked along the Tama River. We finished in Futako-Tamagawa. 11 families joined this event.

Friends and Family: Kodomo-no-kuni trip

We held our third Friends and Family event on Saturday, August 22nd. We met at Kodomo-no-kuni in Kanagawa, and spent the day playing, eating and chatting.It was a scorching hot day, but all the participants wore masks and cooperated in taking measures against COVID-19. We divided into two groups in advance and children enjoyed several…

STEAM Project – The Solar System

It’s all about the Solar System 🌏 All engaging activities blended around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) for students to learn the planets🪐 Physical activities 🏃 Students did ‘space yoga’ as a warm up before working in groups to conduct a ‘balloon rocket🚀’ experiment. Academic engagement 🔭 Our instructor, Akhila, gave an explanation…

Let’s Learn English – Summer Vocabulary

We have engaged students with fun interactive learning on summer vocabulary for 3 places- ‘The Beach🏖 ’, ‘Outdoor Camping 🏕’and ‘Summer Festival/Carnival 🎪’. Teamwork 💪🏻 Students quickly worked well together in all activities and came out with creative team name despite meeting for the first time. Creativity 🎨 Together with the words they have learnt…

Online Cooking Class: Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

Our very first Online Family Cooking Class via ZOOM! The featured menu was Thai Pineapple fried rice taught by Eve originated from Bangkok, Thailand 🇹🇭 Eve started the session by sharing the story behind this iconic dish, allowing the kids and their parents to know more about Thai culture. After cross checking the ingredients with…

Japanese Mizuhiki craft workshop

Japanese Mizuhiki craft workshop. What is Mizuhiki?A delicate decorative craft made from twisted papers. In Japan, there has been a custom of showing thanks or respect by wrapping gift in paper, attaching a noshi(a type of white paper representing a dried abalone) and tying it with a colored paper cord called MIZUHIKI.Japanese people use Mizuhiki…

Friends and Family BBQ Party

Thanks for joining us for our BBQ party! We had such a great time with all of our amazing members last Saturday and we hope you did, too! It was a hot and humid day, but fortunately no rain or shower!We had a great afternoon with tasty food, S'mores, and you! Children had a fun…

Home Education Seminar

Thank you to everyone who joined our Home-Education Seminar on Saturday 20th June. The event was fully booked.Here’s what happened:We discussed:Using a curriculumTimetables and time managementLegal issuesLanguage learningEducationalists like Maria Montessori, Jean Piaget and Seymour PapertParticipants said it was useful to meet other people in the same situation. Many participants had had similar issues with…

Kids’ Programming Workshop in English

Thank you to all those who came out for our Kids’ programming on such a cold day! Basically, we are holding sessions related to multicultural activities,but this time we were able to hold a programming workshop for kids with the great support of Matthew. He introduced us a computer programming language “Scratch 3.0” and all…

Parenting seminar flyer

OYACO Pediatric Seminar

We had the pediatric seminar with Dr. Dodo on 17 Nov. at the Northport Mall, Center Kita.Dr. Dodo is the pediatrician of Kodomonoki Clinic.https://www.kodomonoki-clinic.com/ He gave us the information for kids’ medical system of Yokohama, tips for visiting Japanese doctors, etc.And we had a nice chat on Q & A time afterwards.Everybody had questions in…

Science experiments for kids in English

We are so excited to let you know that our first science experiments class was successfully done on November 17,2019!!! This was planned for our organization supporter member Three High Co.,Ltd. and according to their requests, our talented and motivated instructors from India, Malaysia and Thai arranged them as a Science class. Through three hands-on…

Multilingual Storytime

\Multilingual Storytime @ Shimomaruko Library Nov10,2019/ SCC is basically offering our activities at around northern Yokohama area, but thankfully we were given a chance to hold multilingual storytime at a library in Ota-ku. Passionate SCC members from Costa-Rica, and Thai engaged in getting children to different languages, and we picked the book “ The Very…

Loy Krathong Festival

On November 2nd at Minamo Kohoku, Yokohama. Sharing Caring Culture held a Krucoxkruco world festival. This time we learned about Loy Krathong from Thailand. Our instructor Eve and her friends taught us how to make Krathong and introduced music and Thai dance. Kids were very excited and happy to try new experiences!