How to Make a Kokeshi Doll

Kokeshi are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. One characteristic of kokeshi Dolls is their lack of arms or legs. So, with that being said…. today I’m going to show you how to make a Kokeshi Doll. It will be a lot of fun…. almost as much fun as it will be showing to people the Kokeshi Doll you made yourself. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.