Example of children's games in brazil: Pular amarelinha.

What’s up, people! Our Dica today takes us back to childhood. Today we’ll talk about the popular children’s games in Brazil.

Let’s learn the names and the correct pronunciation for each of them:

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Children’s games in Brazil – vocabulary

Jumping on one foot until we reach the sky.

Example of children's games in Brazil: Pular amarelinha.

How long can you keep the hula hoop spinning?

Example of children's games in Brazil: Rodar o bambolê.

How many laps can you make before stepping on the skipping rope?

Example of children's games in Brazil: Pular corda.

It’s actually lots of fun stepping on the elastic, even when it was high! It gets difficult!

Example of children's games in Brazil: Pular elástico.

1,2,3… Ready or not, here I come!

Example of children's games in Brazil: Brincar de esconde-esconde.

Kids love this marvellous marble competition!

Example of children's games in Brazil: Jogar bola de gude.

Spinning, spinning, spinning top…

Example of children's games in Brazil: Rodar pião.

This is a classic! You can see lots of kids doing this when you come study with us in Rio de Janeiro.

Example of children's games in Brazil: Soltar pipa.

Some hate, some love… But it’s lots fun!

Example of children's games in Brazil: Jogar queimada.

Don’t drop it!

Example of children's games in Brazil: Jogar peteca.

Did you know that peteca was invented by Brazilian Indians? They used to play with a small bag full of sand and some feathers on the top. The game became very popular around Brazil and mainly among Brazilian children.

Talk about these games with your Brazilian friends! I’m sure they’ll feel nostalgic! Which one would you like to play?

Do you have traditional games like these in your country? Talk about it with one of our teachers in a private online class with Rio & Learn!

Now it’s your turn!

Let’s see if you already know the names of all the children’s game in Brazil that you’ve learned today! Answer the questions in this quiz and pay attention:

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That’s it!
What games did you play when you were a child? Is there any game similar to these Brazilian ones?

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Till there!

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