Tag: fujimi with kids

Fujimi Garden Beach Summer Pools | FUJIMI

Fujimi Garden Beach pools have been around longer than most of the prefectural summer pools (such as Kawagoe summer pools). They were refurbished and celebrated a “renewal open” 8 years ago. This year the pools are open from July 14th to September 2nd. The pools are generally open from 9 am to 5 pm, but on July 17th to 20th […]

Musket shooting festival nanbata castle park fujimi

Musket Shooting Festival at Nanbata Castle Park | FUJIMI

Musket shooting festival at Nanbata Castle Park – Japan is a country that really knows how to host and enjoy a festival.  Summer time is the main festival season, but you can enjoy festivals throughout the year.  In the summer, most cities will at least hold a firework festival and most also have some sort of flower or nature worshiping festival […]

Katsusehara Memorial Park: enclosed playground close to station | FUJIMI

Small local park suited to kids with cherry blossoms Tobu Tojo Line Katsusehara Memorial park in Fujimi is a great park for hanami (cherry blossom picnic) and play dates with toddlers. It was one of my favourite parks for meeting my own friends for a good chat when all four of my kids were under six. The main reason is […]

Libro Books in Lalaport; a fun space for young kids | FUJIMI

Libro Books, Lalaport, Fujimi I love the kids space in the Libro Books in Lalaport, Fujimi. It is bright and colourful, with a high ceiling made from mirrors. There is a little archway entrance on one side, only big enough for small kids. They have comfy stools for parents to use, while the kids play with the decent selection of […]

Place Review: Studio Cafe Zoo Adventure | FUJIMI

Studio Cafe Zoo Adventure This is my go-to cafe for a bit of break from the kids, while with the kids. It is one of the few places I know that allow children play unsupervised, unless they are 3 years old or under. The play area is sectioned off from the cafe area, but it is clearly visible. You can […]

Mamas Club Theater at Toho Cinemas, Lalaport | FUJIMI

Another first that the new Lalaport has brought for West Saitama, is that of a “Mamas’ Club Theatre”. Twice a month on the 3rd floor of Lalaport, Fujimi, in the Toho Cinemas, they have a special baby and toddler friendly showing of a movie. The movie is shown at 9.30am in their biggest theatre, screen 1, with lights on and volume down. […]

Steam Locomotive Cafe in Lalaport | FUJIMI

Steam Locomotive Cafe One of the many fun and unique attractions of Lalaport in Fujimi is the Steam Locomotive Cafe on the 3rd floor. The cafe, which is also a train shop, features a number of different model railway towns and a plarail display. You can enjoy the displays as you eat your lunch or have a coffee (see the video […]

Team Lab Islands | Lalaport Fujimi

Little Miss 2 year old chases the turtle she coloured, in an aquarium of children’s art, in the first picture below ⬇. This is a sketch aquarium where children colour pictures of sea life that are then scanned and projected onto a wall display. It is a virtual sea where the fish the kids coloured in can swim. Just one of the unique […]

Japan’s 1st Lego School and Store

Japan’s 1st lego school, an after school education programme, opened in Lalaport, Fujimi, last month. The “school” runs a number of different programmes, by age group. A lesson costs 3,000 yen. Next door is the lego store.  The lego store sells lego sets as well as individual pieces by a pick and mix option. There are two small play tables and […]

Musket shooting festival at Nanbata Castle Park | FUJIMI

Musket shooting festival at Nanbata Castle Park – Japan is a country that really knows how to host and enjoy a festival.  Summer time is the main festival season, but you can enjoy festivals throughout the year.  In the summer, most cities will at least hold a firework festival and most also have some sort of flower or nature worshipping festival […]