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

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

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