Family Programs

Children's Day: The Tale of Momotaro (Peach Boy)

Family Festival

Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi) from Home

Join us for Japan’s national holiday where all children are stars and their happiness is celebrated! Watch a theatrical performance and an animation story telling of the classic story, Momotaro (Peach Boy), and learn the Momotaro dance!

Afterwards, create your own koinobori, or carp streamers, and don your own origami kabuto samurai helmet with Children’s Day-themed craft projects you can do at home!

Download the craft activities here (Printable PDF)


Theater To Go: Momotaro – In Search of a Hero
Celebrate Children’s Day with a mobile dose of theater in this modern adaptation of the classic Japanese tale of Momotaro.




Momotaro Kids' Song & Dance
Sing, dance and laugh with this bilingual nursery rhyme and dance related to the classic Japanese children's story Momotaro (Peach Boy)!




Japanese Bilingual Kamishibai Folktale Series: Momotaro (Peach Boy)
Japan Society presents the classic tale of Momotaro (Peach Boy), Japan’s popular folklore hero! Follow Momotaro in his quest to Oni Island to defeat the wicked Ogres terrorizing his village. For children of all ages.




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