Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Papercraft Shichi-Go-San festival chitose-ame candy box!


Shichi-Go-San is a Japanese festival held on November 15th (or the nearest weekend) to celebrate the growth and well-being of young children!

The children are often dressed up in traditional Japanese costumes, and after a visit to the Shinto shrine to ask that they may grow up into strong and healthy boys and girls, they are given candy (chitose-ame), which they can keep in this handy paper basket decorated with a traditional crane. ;o)

Download + build your own papercraft Shich-Go-San candy box (+lots more, by Niku Mansei):
http://www.niku-mansei.com/contents/05club/club02paper_craft.html

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