kodomo No Ie

News from Kodomo No Ie.


Sleepover Night:Friday, August 1st

Children leaving home and spending overnight at school with friends.  
Excited Event: Haunted house!!!

The Giant Maze: August 7th & 8th

The final event of the summer school is the giant maze.
Friday class students get two different maze with quizzes.

Parents are welcome to try the maze too.


Star Festival (Tanabata no tsudoi)

Date: Sunday, July 6th
Time: 13:30 – 15:00
Place: Japanese Garden , Huntington Library

Please join us for our annual star festival event. Please have your children ware Yukata. This event should be lots of fun for you and your children.

Pretend Shop Experience: July 16th, 17th, 18th

"lrasshai! (welcome to our businessl)", the hall echos with lively voices of the 'sales clerks' (children).
"Oh, this item is ffi cute!" "This is so well made." And "l cannot believe that these are made out of recycled items!"

These are the comments of the 'customers' (adults).
The children make the goods over 1 month.
We look forward for parents to come and shop.

We will have a bakery, a musical instrument shop, restaurants, a pet shop, a bento shop, an electronic store,a toy shop, a clothe shop with fitting rooms, a jewelry shop, vending machines , a shoe shop, a clock shop, a book store and a game center.


Graduation Ceremony

KNI Graduation Ceremony for the class of 2013 is scheduled as follows:

Date/Time: Saturday, June 14. 2014 starts at 3pm
Venue: The chapel by KNI

We are going to host the Graduation Ceremony to celebrate each and every graduate's accomplishment and their bright future.

Summer School

KNI will open its summer school as usual.
This will be a great chance for your child to enjoy summer with fun and exciting activities in Japanese setting.

Dates: Monday, June 23 - Friday, August 8th

Sumer School's calendar and detailed activity schedule can be found in the "Summer School" and " Application and Prices"in the Kindergarten section.


Kodomo no Hi no Tsudoi

(Children’s Day Celebration at Huntington Library)

May 4th is “Kodomo no Hi,” or Children’s Day, in Japan.
It is an occasion to wish for the health and prosperity of
children, particularly boys
Kodomo no Ie will hold our annual Children’s Day event
at the Huntington Library to celebrate this very special holiday. Please mark your calendar and join us!

Day: May 4th , 2014(Sunday)

Time: 1:30pm~3:00pm

Location: Huntington Library Japanese Garden

Ticket: Complimentary tickets will be provided only for
Kodomo no Ie students and their parents.
Please tell the Hintington Library staff that you
are Kodomo no Ie parents at the window in order
to receive your complimentary tickets.

We thank you in advance for helping make this year’s Kodomo no Hi celebration a success!

We will have “Haha no Hi no Tsudoi (Mother’s day celebration)” on May 7th,8th, 9th.
Please mark these dates on your calendar.
We will send you the flyer with details later.

Undokai (Sports Day) is also coming up, which is currently scheduled to be held on
May 19th(Sun). We will need parents’ volunteers for this event.
We will put up volunteer sign-up sheets for Undokai in the near future.
Please sign up and let us know how you can help.
Thank you very much for your participation.


3/26 (Wed) – 4/8 (Tue) Spring Break
4/9 (Wed) School will resume


Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day)

Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day) will be on March 2rd, Sunday at Huntington Library, Japanese Garden.
*Please come to see our Sakura Class children's Hinamatsuri performance. All costumes (kimono) were made by parents and we hope all of you enjoy Japanese traditional Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day).

Please enjoy the day at Japanese Garden in Huntington Library with all children.
First performance: 12:30 p.m.`
Second performance: 2:00 p.m.`

Please join us to see Hina Dolls in our Piano Room.
This was donated by one of the family went back to Japan.
Open House for Hinamatsuri (Girl's Day) schedules are follows:

Momo: 2/27 (Thur.) 10:00 a.m.
Sakura: 2/27 (Thur.) at Huntington Library (Japanese Garden) rehearsal
Sumire: 2/28 (Fri.) 10:00 a.m.
Ume: 2/28(Fri.) 1:30 p.m.
Kiku: 3/3 (Mon.) 1:30 p.m.