Posted by: a2cristina | October 24, 2009



  1. Did you use to get many presents at Christmas when you were a child?
  2. On what other occasions would you receive toys?
  3. What are the three best toys you can remember getting?
  4. Did you use to play games? How often? Which ones?
  5. Do you think games and toys are very different nowadays from what they were some decades ago?
  6. Do you think children play less than they used to?
  7. What kind of games can you think of where nothing is needed apart from your imagination and your own self?
  8. Have you ever collected toys?
  9. What are the most popular toys and games these days?

10. Can you mention a toy from the 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s?

11.  What is the oldest toy you have ever seen?

12. What would you tell a toymaker if you could talk to him?

13. Do you examine toys thoroughly before you give them to a child? Do you pay attention to age recommendations?

14. Do you think it is good for children to play with their parents? Why / Why not?

15. Do you think toys and games can be springboards to creativity and inventiveness?


Prison dodgeball: balón prisionero.

Capture the flag: el pañuelo.

Spinning top: peonza.

Hoop: aro.

Red light, green light: un, dos, tres, al escondite inglés.

Hide-and-seek: escondite.

To play tag: pilla-pilla.

Blind man’s buff: la gallinita ciega.

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