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紙風船 kamifūsen: Japanese paper balloons from Kyoto

 

Little Japanese warblers (uguisu) have long featured as a sign of spring in Japanese art and literature. They are famously portrayed among the cherry blossoms!

 

Ingenious Kyoto paper designers Rokuhichido have made this cute character into a paper balloon - a kamifūsen.

 

Simply inflate the paper balloon by blowing into it, then complete the inflation by patting it into the air with your hand - the physics behind this actually draws air into the balloon to complete its inflation! It's a fun game too!

 

This is a simple Japanese toy made of paper pasted together. We recommend hanging it up and displaying it (there is no string attached). It's also a cute small gift!

 

*Not suitable for babies and small children under 3*

Japanese paper balloon - Japanese Warbler

SKU: RKF5
£6.55Price
  • We use Royal Mail First Class Standard Delivery. If returning your items, please use the same service if possible, thank you. Please return items unopened, unused and in good condition. Thank you.

  • Created using Awa washi paper for feathers, beaks, tail feathers and feet

    Body size is approximately 140mm in diameter

    Made in Japan