Mexican Toys & Games

Presented by

Ana Rodriguez

and

and

Students will have the opportunity to learn traditional Mexican games such as A la Vibora de la Mar and Cielo, Mar, y Tierra.  They will also have the opportunity to play with traditional Mexican handcrafted toys made by artisans rather than manufactured factories.

Ana will bring a variety toys including, sonajas, baleros (cup and ball), lotería (Mexican bingo), dolls, toy money, etc.   They are made with different materials including wood, metal, cloth, corn husk, ceramic, etc.  Many of the toys date to the colonial period; some were used as teaching tools by missionaries and are associated with certain holidays.

This workshop can be adapted for many ages, from Kindergarten to 9th grade.

Workshop Details

Region/Culture

Mexico

Subject(s)

Social Studies, Recreation, Games

Participants

25 max

Standard Length

45 min

Room Setup

Flexible

Supplies/Equipment Needed:

None

Similar Workshops