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

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.

Playing Yoyo

1. Avion (Hopscotch)

2. Escondidas (Hide and Seek)

3. La Cuerda (Jump Rope)

4. Atrapadas (Catch)

Atrapadas

5. La Gallinita Ciega (The Blind Hen)

6. Piedra, Papel o Tijeras
(Rock, Paper, Scissors)

7. Games Played with Toys

8. El Balero (A Ball and Cup Game)

9. El Yoyo (Yoyo)

10. Canicas (Marbles)

Playing with Marbles

11. La Pirinola (A Dice Game)

12. Games with Songs

13. El Patio de Mi Casa
(The Patio of My House)

14. A La Vibora de la Mar
(London Bridges)

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