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By Mr. Tim, Founder of The Magic Crayons. Teaching in Japanese Kindergartens, Preschools and IB International Schools since 2009. IB MYP School Librarian, Computing, and Design Teacher. Graphic and Web Designer. Cyclist in Japan.

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Earth Week Sale - 10% Off All Gifts

Earth Week Sale - 10% Off All Gifts

Mr. Tim

12 New Construction Vehicle T-shirts for Adults, plus it's earth week so lets have a quick sale - one week only until April 22nd on all gifts!

Earth Week Sale - 10% Off All Gifts

Mr. Tim

12 New Construction Vehicle T-shirts for Adults, plus it's earth week so lets have a quick sale - one week only until April 22nd on all gifts!

March update

March update

Mr. Tim

Am delighted to announce a huge expansion of our gifts pages. I added a selection of images from our flashcards to physical gifts then posted them to Etsy. With over...

March update

Mr. Tim

Am delighted to announce a huge expansion of our gifts pages. I added a selection of images from our flashcards to physical gifts then posted them to Etsy. With over...

Cycling Mount Takao Video, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Cycling Mount Takao Video, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Tim

A lovely clear winters day. Snow still on the ground from last week. A few guys from Tokyo Cycle Club in attendance too. Started at Takao station, then past Takao...

Cycling Mount Takao Video, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Tim

A lovely clear winters day. Snow still on the ground from last week. A few guys from Tokyo Cycle Club in attendance too. Started at Takao station, then past Takao...

Full English Breakfast in Ginza, 360° Video

Full English Breakfast in Ginza, 360° Video

Mr. Tim

I cycled 85 km to eat a superb English breakfast of fried bread (not toast!), mushrooms, Heinz baked beans, tomato, scrambled egg, a green leaf thing, sausage, coffee with separate...

Full English Breakfast in Ginza, 360° Video

Mr. Tim

I cycled 85 km to eat a superb English breakfast of fried bread (not toast!), mushrooms, Heinz baked beans, tomato, scrambled egg, a green leaf thing, sausage, coffee with separate...

Japanese Custom Cars, 360° Video, Enoshima Marina.

Japanese Custom Cars, 360° Video, Enoshima Marina.

Mr. Tim

First ride with new winter clothing. Big shout out to the local Workman store! Leggings, under shirt, and vest for less than the price of a pair of Shimano gloves....

Japanese Custom Cars, 360° Video, Enoshima Marina.

Mr. Tim

First ride with new winter clothing. Big shout out to the local Workman store! Leggings, under shirt, and vest for less than the price of a pair of Shimano gloves....

Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura Bianchi Infinitio

Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura to Enoshima 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Cycling with Insta360's Third Person Bike Handlebar Mount from Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Japan to Enoshima Train Station. Broke my gear cable as I started chasing the train but...

Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura to Enoshima 360° Video

Mr. Tim

Cycling with Insta360's Third Person Bike Handlebar Mount from Hachimangu Shrine Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture Japan to Enoshima Train Station. Broke my gear cable as I started chasing the train but...

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