Japanese Language Weekly Series

Introduce your kids to the exciting world of Japanese language, reading, writing and culture with an immersive and creative Japanese Language weekly series! Kids will learn the basics of Japanese phonetic sounds and character reading and writing, including Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Through activities, games, art, manga and play, kids will gain an appreciation for the Japanese language, as well as the country's and people's rich history and culture.

About Chigusa

Artist and Jeweler

Chigusa loves working with kids, has worked as a children's art teacher for 5 years, and has many passions to share! Among them are jewelry-making, key-chain-making, Sumi Calligraphy, painting, gardening, Japanese language and culture, making sushi, and learning about animals and the outdoors.

Teacher Chigusa is also a talented athlete, particularly in swimming which she's coached for many years. As a student, she was also a member of the competitive basketball and Kendo (Japanese martial arts) teams.

Chigusa is vaccinated against COVID-19.

* Fully-vetted, background checked, and interviewed

What Parents Are Saying

"Is there anything we can do to improve your experience?" Nothing we can think of thus far! Grasshopper Kids has been a great experience. The support is amazing and always promptly responds to any questions I have.
Shelby G, Assistant Head of School
Chigusa was amazing and the kids loved the experience! I'll definitely be booking again!
Nataly L
I love what the kids made in their experience with Chigusa! She was lovely, and the terrariums and sun catcher are now proudly on display in our home. Kids had a great time.
Cat G
this was a wonderful experience — easy to book — great communication .. flawless
Flora S