Step 8

It might have looked daunting, but it’s not so hard when you already know how to draw all the components, is it?

Now we're going to switch gears and write a whole word instead of just a single character. This word is written in hiragana, which are phonetic symbols. Let's try writing the word for yes (pronounced hai) by writing the characters は(ha) and い(i).

Try to write these characters one at a time in the box below:

Hint Don't try to write the whole word into the box at once, it won't fit! Instead, use the whole box to write each character. When you finish one character it will move away to make room for the next one.