What is the kendama? - The kendama is a well-knoen game in
Facts on the kendama - You can do 1,000 things with the
The kendama can be used by men, women, children and the
Did you know that the kendama helps you to concentrate more
and it also helps you to
The kendama may look easy but you soon find that it is
quite difficult. The way that kendama is hold is called
grip. The kendama is made with wood. It has a point at the
top, three attached cups and a ball with a small hole in
the end. The rule of the game is to throw the ball in the
air and catch it with the wood. Most people may think that
kendama is made in Japan. It is actually made in France.
This toy is played by hundreds of children in Japan. There
are also theories that this toy was made in China or
Greece. In France, this toy is called bilboquet. Bil means
"ball", and boquet means "small tree".After World War 2,
the kendama was sold in candy stores as along with other
popular toys, such as menko, bi-dama and bei-goma. The
Japanese are hoping that the kendama will sometime become
very famous around the world some day.
This is a kendama.