Balero – Cup and Ball Game | How To Play

Balero

The Balero is a traditional Mexican toy. It is a kind of cup and ball toy that children liked to play with in the past. Traditional Baleros were made of wood and were very colorful. This toy has two parts: one part is a wooden stick that is a handle. The other part is like a cup. … Read more

Piedra, Papel o Tijeras – Rock, Paper, Scissors

Piedra, Papel o Tijeras

Maura Azucena Sanchez Lopez from Mexico Piedra, Papel, o tijeras is a fun game for young children. It is usually played by two children who are six years old or older, but it can also be played by three players What you need You don’t need anything special to play this game. Children use their hands … Read more

La Gallinita Ciega – A Game of Tag

La Gallinita Ciega

Imelda Concepcion Lopez Lopez from Mexico La Gallinita Ciega (The Blind Hen) is a very popular children’s game in Mexico. It’s played outdoors because it is a very active game. Number of players Three or more players are needed to play this game. What you need to play You don’t need anything special to play … Read more

Jugar a Yoyo – Playing with a Yoyo

Jugar a Yoyo

Lizbeth Trujillo Ramos from Mexico Yoyos are popular toys around the world, and children in Mexico like to play with them, too. This toy is made of two round parts that are the same size. A short stick connects the two parts. A string about one meter long is wound around the stick. There is a … Read more

Canicas – Marbles | How To Play Hoyita, Diamond & Circle

Canicas

Hazael Herrera Carrizosa from Mexico In Mexico, the game of canicas, or marbles, is very popular. You can see children playing it, mainly in summer. The game is usually played by children five to eight years old. There are many games of marbles. The three most popular marble games in Mexico are called Hoyita, Diamond, and Circle. … Read more

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