Sports Day

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My daughters joiend a sports day at elementary school yesterday

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They perfomed running, putting the ball in the basket and dancing. This game is to put the flag on the pole.

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The most interesting perfomance is group gymnastics.

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This caterpillars performance is unique.

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Anyway, it moved their parents including us because children practiced it with heart and soul.

Desny On Ice in Saitama Super Arena

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I visited Saitama Super Arena with my family last weekend.

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It was really crowded since thiis show is really popular.

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The arena has more than 20 thousand seats. The ice rink in the arena is made only for a few days.

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 Micky Mouse and his friends are good at skating. We enjoyed watching Snow White, Cnderella and Rapunzel on the ice. 

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Rapunzel flied freely.

This is official video via Disney. My children also enjoyed the show and want to the show which “Froezen” アナと雪の女王 will be performed here next year.

Tamarokuto Science Center

My family and I visited “Tamarokuto Science Center” in Tokyo last weekend.
Children including adult can learn about various kinds of science.

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There is a large planetarium in this building.

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Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to take photos in the plannetarium during the show but it was really amazing.

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There are many interesting science exhibition. Most of them are intaractive exhibit.

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This is a mini satellite.

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This is an unique robot.

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Peddling a bike generates the power. My children electricity.

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You can learn which material stick the metal.

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You can learn atomic symbole.

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You can control the small linear motor car.

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This is a low gravity simulation.

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This is a exhibition about the earth.

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These are also fish living in near river.If you like science, you can stay here all the day.

Special Sauce

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Do you know this plant?

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This is a basil,you know. 

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I add the basil, olive oil and many garlic in the blender.

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This is the basil sauce.It’s very useful to cook. It goes well with pasta, meat,pizza, bread and the others. The shelf life is within week. 

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I used it the sermon saute.  

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In addition, I cooked basil pasta. I wish that the basil got more fine. I think that I’ll buy new blender.

Picture Cards

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My daguhters made these picture cards the other day. Their grandmother taguht them how to make this at her home. The cards are made of color paper and cardboard. The picture shows beautiful fan. The left one is wrote n summer greeting. “暑中お見舞い申し上げます。”

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There is a letter on the backside.My youngest daughter wrote.”Dear Mom. Thank you always.Please keep working.” The picture shows wind bell. They also show summer.

Making Gyoza(Dumpling) with My Family

My family and I made “Gyoza” at home the other day. Gyoza is Chinese dumpling. We often eat it at Chinese restaurants or Ramen shops.

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This is the ingredient in the coating. It includes meat, green pepper, salt, soy sauce, ginger and sesami oil.

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My daughters made the gyoza well.

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This is the gyoza before I cook.

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First, I cook them at high heat. I thought that the number of the gyoza was too large for this pan.

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Then I add the water in it and use a cover.

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These are the gyoza. Most of them stick but that’s OK.

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This is the special sauce at that day. It includes miso, garlic and milin.
Usually, the sauce contains soy sauce and vinegor.

The taste is enough good.

The Salt Climbs in the Glass

My oldest daughter can choose summer homework among some subjects. 
She chose a free investigation as same as last year. 

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The them of this year is salt moving. This water includes salt under the water. 

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After days, the salt climbed the glass and became crystal.  In addition she tried to add muddler,felt, oil and watercolors.

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This is the result of research. My wife and I helped her but she did it better on her own than last year. 

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This table shows how the salt climbs the glass 
At last, we learned about “capillary action 毛管現象” through the research.