Cuculuru – Peru

Cuculuru S-America Peru Playing with things Props:beans or stones N.o.p.: 2
Two boys play this ‘handy’ game in a special way: the position of the twisted hand on the steps is quite difficult and he has to throw the beans through the opening of his hand. Not so easy at all, but fun in doing.
Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel Editor: Timo Gilhuis Shooting date: 1999

Sapatito – Peru

Sapatito S-America Peru Joke and rhymes game No props N.o.p.: 4 +
The text the girls are saying here in ‘Sapatito’ is mostly used as a starting game to choose which player will be ‘it’. But here it has become a little game in itself. The children stand in a circle with the forefinger of one hand up and one child has to try to catch the fingers after saying a text. The other children may pull away their fingers, but the catcher mostly is fast and takes every round one finger. When your finger is caught, you are out and must wait till next round.
Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel Editor: Timo Gilhuis Shooting date: 1999

Goal – Peru

Goal S-America Peru Exerting game Props: a small goal N.o.p.: 4 +
Children climb on the goal at one side and have to try to reach the other side of the goal without touching the ground. At the other end of the goal they let themselves down along the goalpost or they jump down.
Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel Editor: Timo Gilhuis Shooting date: 1999

La olla – Peru

La Olla S-America Peru Playing with things game Props: some bottle tops and little stones N.o.p.: 2 +
Four children play this game. One child draws an oval form (which symbolises an eye) on the ground and places four bottle tops in it. Every child has its own bottle top. The first player throws his stone from the position of the oval (eye) to the line further down, which the other players also do. The player, who throws his stone nearest that line, may start the game. He then must stand behind the line and try to hit one of the bottle tops out of the oval (eye). If he fails to touch one of the tops, then the child, who threw next closest to the line, may try to throw his stone to the tops. If he hits one of the tops out of the oval, then he subsequently throws his stone to the remaining tops in the oval (eye). If all tops are hit and out of the oval, then he may collect the tops as a winner and the game starts all over.
Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel Editor: Timo Gilhuis Shooting date: 1999

Mata chola – Peru

Mata Chola S-America Peru Playing with things game Props: a pellet in a sock and a rope. N.o.p.: 2
The game starts when a third (not playing) child throws the sock to the lamppost, but on which players’ side the sock falls, he may start. Both players stand each on a side of the lamppost. The intention of this game is that the sock will be repeatedly hit by hand from the position of the player (so each on his side of the lamppost) Two children play this game, in which a pellet in a sock is tied at a rope hung at a lamppost. Because of hitting the sock, it will be whirling around the lamppost, the harder you hit, the more the sock will whirl higher and become more difficult to hit it back. The player who succeeds to hit the sock as high as he can and therefore almost unreachable for the other player to play forward from his side has won.
Director/camera: Jules Oosterwegel Editor: Timo Gilhuis Shooting date: 1999