Japanese children toys Japanese children's elementary school suppllies Traditional Japanese clothing 

Four Japan artifact trunks are available to educators for a one-week rental. Each trunk contains between 30 and 100 articles that enable students to gain a first-hand experience of Japanese culture. The trunks come with a set of recommended teaching ideas to help students analyze, hypothesize, compare, and contrast Japanese/American life. The trunk themes include:

  • Traditional Clothing
  • Elementary School Life
  • Children at Play

"The Pacific War" is an additional trunk suitable for secondary-level history instruction.

Email Catherine Ishida to learn more. To borrow an artifact trunk, send a signed Borrower’s Agreement and two separate checks payable to the University of Colorado Foundation: $15 for rental, $50 for refundable damage deposit.