It would be nice to leave aside the video game console, tablet or mobile phone and discover our children's taste for traditional games. One of the mythical games that accompany the memories of the childhood of generations is the corro and we would love to discover it to the children of today. What i
It would be nice to leave aside the video game console, tablet or mobile phone and discover our children's taste for traditional games. One of the mythical games that accompany the memories of the childhood of generations is the corro and we would love to discover it to the children of today.
What is the game of children's circle
There are many modalities of children's games cor, each of them more fun. When playing, you can play outdoors, but also in closed spaces when time does not allow it. It is a traditional game that is not outdated at any time.Children have fun playing the game, but it is also a game with many benefits, since it promotes psychomotor development, elasticity and rapidity of reflexes. But the most important thing of the circle is that it fosters friendship and union among children, preparing them for
social relations based on respect and complicity. The game can be played standing or sitting. Children
form circles and the game develops in that circle of children who sometimes have their hands entwined. Get up, bend over, sit down, run or sometimes simple communication between your members is the basis of this game for children that is the most fun.Types of children's games cor - The telegram.
Children sit in a circle shaking hands except for one child who is the caretaker. A child begins the game by saying:
'send a telegram to Pedro' and then they go squeezing their hands until it reaches Pedro and answers: 'received' . Pedro will be in charge of sending the next telegram. Meanwhile, the child who is standing has to find out who is tightening his hand to whom and if he discovers it, that child will take his place as watchman. - The blind hen.'Little chicken, what has been lost ?. A needle in a haystack. Go three turns and you will find '
. They are the almost magical words that are pronounced in this mythical game of corro in which the hen is a boy with his eyes covered that is located in the center of the circle. The other children stand up and circle the hen three times. That child who acts as a hen tries to approach one of those who form the circle and identify him without being able to see him.- The shoe from behind.In this game, the children are sitting with their eyes closed while singing the song A 'To the shoe from behind, tris behind. You do not see it or see it, tris after. Look up that beans fall, look down that fall chickpeas. To sleep, to sleep that the Kings will come '
. The player who is standing has the time that the song lasts to place a shoe behind one of the children. By the time the song ends, everyone opens their eyes and looks for the shoe. The one who has it behind has to get up running and chase the child who put the shoe to see who previously occupies the place in the circle. Laura Vélez. Editor of Guiainfantil.com