Munchkins and Mayhem

Munchkins & Mayhem

A Kids Crafts Blog

Monday, May 5, 2014

Fish Wind Sock

The crafty classroom shares the Japanese holiday of Kodomo no Hi, also known as Children's' Day.  According to the site the traditional decorations are large carp streamer windsocks. The idea is because carp swim upstream they are considered to be strong and lucky something parents want their children to be as well.

Good for ages 6 and up.

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Learn more about the day at Wikipedia:

Making friends has an alternative fish wind sock craft: 

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Squirrely minds calls them koinobori.

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Childhood 101 uses a large plastic bottle, ribbon and sharpies.

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