There are a lot of traditional crafts in Shiga Prefecture. They are a result of their environment, bothnatural and cultural. We can discover their local educational significance by investigating the area of crafts. Ithink it is important to make video recordings of the crafts that remain in the area, because the crafts of theregion include information that cannot be visualized, such as uniqueness and regional characteristics. We cantell a lot of information about these crafts through video. By sharing the recorded video, we can takeadvantage of it for community education, for new product development, and for succession planning.In this paper, we visited craft-producing areas that remain in the prefecture. In addition, we interviewedthe people who produce the crafts of each region. We considered the current situation, traditions ofinheritance, and regional characteristics. This year, we investigated Hikone altars and Kutsuki Bon. Ourfindings showed that these crafts were changing with the times. This is one way that traditions are inherited.