Hinamatsuri Activities Roundup!

20 Feb

Hinamatsuri poster. Hina dolls illustration from fumira.jp.

Hinamatsuri (ひなまつり), or Girls Day, is just around the corner (it is always on March 3rd!). We can’t afford a nice Hina Ningyou/Dolls set (nor do we have room for one), so I designed and printed up an 8×10″ poster to display in our living room to remind us of this Japanese holiday. I just googled “free Hinamatsuri image”, then added text to  my favorite image using Picmonkey.com to create my poster. You could also do the same thing using Photoshop.

I’ve blogged about Hinamatsuri activities to do with your children many times in the past. Click HERE for all my past posts about Hinamatsuri/Girls Day.

I’ve also been pinning cute Hinamatsuri ideas on Pinterest. Click HERE to view my Hinamatsuri Pinterest page!


I hope those links will help get you prepared to celebrate this popular holiday. What will you be doing to celebrate?


14 Responses to “Hinamatsuri Activities Roundup!”

  1. Kozue February 20, 2013 at 10:06 PM #

    Hiragana Mama san, Your pinterest board gave me more ideas! I like the idea of cross stitched Hina dolls. My girls want me to print out the coloring pages, and they also love your poster!
    I also wanted to share Hinamatsuri.com site, but you’ve already posted the link on your previous post. You know it all! Thank you for making planning a hinamatsuri party so easy!

    • Hiragana Mama February 20, 2013 at 10:31 PM #

      I loved the cross-stitch idea too! Maybe someday… 🙂

  2. NyNy February 23, 2013 at 4:58 PM #

    How cute!

    By the way, I have my own blog which focuses on Asian culture and entertainment such as video games and I wonder if it is possible for you to view it and tell me what you think please: http://nynyonlinex.wordpress.com

    • Hiragana Mama February 23, 2013 at 11:20 PM #

      I will do so when I get a chance 🙂

      • NyNy February 24, 2013 at 11:59 AM #

        Thank you 🙂

        • Hiragana Mama March 1, 2013 at 8:48 AM #

          Nice website 🙂 I am personally not into Asian Pop Culture but I think your site is very well done.

  3. Karen Bolognese February 28, 2013 at 12:34 PM #

    Do you happen to have a copy still of the Japan Times article on Hinamatsuri that you mentioned above (Makiko of justhungry.com)? I clicked on your link but could not find it. Would love to read this as I am about to do a presentation to my kids’ classes on Hinamatsuri. Thank you!

  4. eclecticlamb March 3, 2013 at 8:18 PM #

    Thank you for your links and pinterest board. It gave me some ideas for my party – http://eclecticlamb.com/2013/03/03/hinamatsuri-dinner-party/

  5. sb2711 July 3, 2014 at 5:16 AM #

    nice! I really like the culture of the country and often watch various animes. Keep the posts coming 🙂


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