Atrapadas – A Game of Catch or Tag – How to Play

Atrapadas

Berenice J. Alverdin Espinoza from Mexico Atrapadas, or catch, is a traditional game that can be played by many children. This game is fun because you can run a lot. It can be played by friends, classmates or family It can be played in a garden or in any large outdoor place with space, for … Read more

El Patio de Mi Casa – A Singing Game | How To Play

Adriana Guadalupe Lucero Arrendondo from Mexico El Patio de Mi Casa, is a traditional children’s game in Mexico. You need four or more players to play this game. It is good game for very young children who are four to eight years old. The game is played outdoors, and you don’t need anything special to play … Read more

La Cuerda – Jump Rope – Popular Mexican Game

La Cuerda

Nallely Ayala Sanchez from Mexico La Cuerda has always been very popular in Mexico. Many children like to jump rope. Children have to move a lot when they play jump rope games, so they play outdoors. Number of Players You need three or more players who are five to twelve years old to play jump … Read more

Escondidas – Hide and Seek | How to Play?

Escondidas

Carla Israel Estrada Clemente from Mexico Escondidas, or Hide and Seek, is a traditional children’s game which is popular all over the world. It is still popular in Mexico where many children play it. When I was a child, my friends and I played Escondidas. We played every day after school. It was fun because it is a very … Read more

14 Traditional Children’s Games from Mexico to Play at Home

Children's Games from Mexico

Students at the Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca explain how children in their country have traditionally played games in the past often still do today. 1. Avion (Hopscotch) 2. Escondidas (Hide and Seek) 3. La Cuerda (Jump Rope) 4. Atrapadas (Catch) 5. La Gallinita Ciega (The Blind Hen) 6. Piedra, Papel o Tijeras (Rock, Paper, … Read more