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Luksong Tinik

Luksong Tinik: Larong Pinoy This game requires a mother, her children jumping over thorns, a backyard or any open space, and lots of jumping! The mother is the head of the team, and the other team, with its two members, will sit on the ground face-to-face to form the thorns. These thorns (fingers resembling them) should be jumped… Read More »

Karerang Takbo

  Karerang Takbo: Larong Pinoy This game stays true to the teamwork, speed, and agility themes of Filipino games tested in not just one, but three activities! This relay race features teams of equal members battling it out to finish the obstacles. The first obstacle is piko or hopscotch where members of both teams simultaneously hop on a… Read More »


  Patintero It seems traditional Filipino games are synonymous with testing your speed and agility. One which will bring us back to our sweaty childhood days is patintero, a regular game enjoyed in Children’s Games legs all over the country. To play this game, there should be a defensive and offensive team composed of five (5) members each.… Read More »

Maria went to town

  Maria went to town: Larong Pinoy This traditional Filipino parlor game is a sure hit among the children and those children at heart! This game involves two groups of equal members standing on a line and both choosing their first member to be the “Maria.” At the start, the “Marias” should wear a duster and/or a bandanna,… Read More »

Chinese Garter

  Larong Pinoy: Chinese Garter It might not be nominally ours, but this game is engraved in every Filipino childhood spent playing on a sunny afternoon. Two or three teams usually make up the game and the ‘it” team’s members served as the posts. These human posts wear the garter at varying heights on their legs depending on… Read More »