Some traditional Spanish Children’s games Presentation Transcript
It consists of drawing a grid on the sidewalk or on theground with a piece of chalk and then you jump orhop from one end of the grid to the other.
How to Play RayuelaThere can be any number of players, and a stone is the only object youneed to play it.You throw the stone inside square one. After that, you have to hop intoeach square, starting with square 1 and ending in square ten.If there are two squares together, you jump landing with one foot ineach square; but if there is only one square, you must hop on one foot.
When you reach square 10, you have to turn back jumpingagain until square 1. Then you continue playing the next level.This time you begin by throwing the stone into square number2. In the next level, you throw it into square number 3. Youcontinue until level 10.The first player who does all the levels is the winner. The mostimportant thing is that the player has to skip the square wherethe stone is.
Special Rules of the GameIf one of the following things happens, the player has to stopand another player takes a turn.The player cant put his/her foot or feet on the lines of the square.The player cant jump with two feet in squares 1, 2, 3, 6 and 9.The player cant fall down.
Torito en alto (little bull on top) is a game that consistsof playing tag with the variation that in order to avoidbeing tagged you can get into anything height andthat way you are safe.
How to Play Torito en AltoDecide who is "it": this person will be the one whochases the others. Many of the players will get a turnat being "it".Choose the boundaries for the game. This will ensurethat the game doesnt extend into unwanted areas. Ifa player crosses the boundaries, he or she isautomatically "it.
Tag another player. The "it" player must aim to touchanother player. Once the "it" player succeeds in doingthis, the player who has been tagged is now "it".Continue with the new "it" player trying to tagsomeone new to be "it".
Equipment: A handkerchief. How to Play the handkerchiefTwo teams with an equal number ofplayers stand one in front of eachother, along each line in the borders.Each player of each team has anumber from 1 to the number ofplayers in the team. The leaderplaces him/herself between the twogroups. The leader holds ahandkerchief in his hand.
The game start when the leader says a number from one to anynumber (the maximum is the number of total players in ateam).The person of each team who has that number runs and tryto catch the handkerchief. There are three possibilities:One person grabs the handkerchief and returns to his/her linewithout being touched by the other person. In this case, theperson who didnt touch the other is out.
One person grabs the handkerchief and starts to run to his/herline but the other player touch him/her before arriving tohis/her line. In this case, the touched player is out.One person crosses the central line but the leader continues tohave the handkerchief. In this case, the person who crossed thecentral line is out. (To achieve eliminate the other, playersusually feign to hold the handkerchief without doing and start torun to their line).
If a team lose a player, another player takes his/hernumber. So, after the first situation there is a personin one of the teams with two numbers.The game finishes when all the players of one teamare out.