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Tea Ceremony
     

Tea Ceremony

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by Shozo Sato, Masturah Jeffrey (Illustrator), Alice Ogura Sato
 

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Explore one of Japan's most beautiful traditions while entertaining your family and friends!

The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art—engaging in activities

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Explore one of Japan's most beautiful traditions while entertaining your family and friends!

The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art—engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

In this volume, children will learn to perform their own Japanese tea ceremony at home or school.

The simple act of serving tea has been elevated to an art form in the Japanese tea ceremony. The full-color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions in Tea Ceremony will guide you through all the steps in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, from setting up a tea tray to brewing and serving real Japanese tea. Five fascinating projects introduce everything you need to know to perform a tea ceremony from start to finish. Handy tips are included to help create an authentic ceremony in your own home. The tea ceremony is a fun—and delicious—way to learn about Japanese culture. It's a perfect way to share a special event with your friends and family.

Kids will learn all about:

  • The history of the tea ceremony
  • Teas from around the world
  • Creating the perfect setting
  • Hosting your family and friends
  • And more!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Step-by-step instructions guide readers through every aspect of the ceremony, touching on history, different types of teas, and ways to adapt the various parts of the ceremony to the items you might have on hand. Photos throughout will appeal to visual learners." —Tea Journey magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804835008
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
06/15/2004
Series:
Asian Arts and Crafts For Creative Kids Series
Edition description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
686,005
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 0.35(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Shozo Sato is a freelance artist in ikebana, sumi-e, and theater. He is the author of numerous books and has given lecture/demonstrations and courses on Japanese culture for nearly 40 years. He offers weekly tea ceremony classes in his studio in Fort Bragg, California.

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Tea Ceremony 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the book's photographs and step-by-step explanations of the philosophy behind cha-no-yu. Easy to follow and for children to adapt to western setting. This book inspires me to begin practicing again so that I can teach my daughter and sons.