It’s less than a week until こどものひ, or Children’s Day! Kodomo no hi is on Thursday May 5th (same day as Cinco de mayo). It used to be that only boys celebrated this holiday, but nowadays, both boys and girls can celebrate.
You can read about Children’s Day in Japan at these websites:
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Make sure you check out my post about koinobori, as that is a big part of the day’s celebrations.
You can also make kabuto hats out of origami or newspaper to wear or use as a decoration. Here is a how-to-video:
What are you doing to celebrate?