Sunday, July 29, 2007

Taketombo

竹とんぼ

Taketombo -- bamboo dragonflies -- make for great outdoor toys for the beach or garden.

Launching taketombo is all in the wrist action, but you'll soon get the hang of it.




Buy hand-made Taketombo from Japan

Friday, July 13, 2007

Kendama in Action

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Japanese kendama are coming back in fashion. View an assortment of amazing tricks you can perform with the humble wooden cup and ball.



GoodsFromJapan available kendama are officially sanctioned by the Japanese Kendama Association as the most suitable kendama for use in schools and in your home. Made from completely non-toxic and renewable resources.

Choose from four different ball colors: Blue, Black, Plain Wood, Red

Official Kendama From Japan

Friday, July 06, 2007

Taketombo Kits

竹とんぼ

Taketombo are a great summer, outdoor toy. Organic, bamboo grown in the forests of Shimane Prefecture in southern Japan and hand-made by local craftsmen.

Taketombo kit

This set consists of 3 Do-It-Yourself taketombo complete with cutting board, silver paper, sand paper and instructions in English.

100% Japanese bamboo grown in Shimane prefecture.

Great fun for all the family, whether at the beach or in the garden.

Taketombo kits