Loteria is a traditional game that is played like Bingo. However, the difference is in the images shown on the Loteria cards. So, each image has a name and special number..
Loteria is a traditional game that is played like Bingo. However, the difference is in the images shown on the Loteria cards. So, each image has a name and special number.
The cards in the Loteria have many colors. Sometimes a matching language is also used in the game. The number of Loteria cards is 54. Meanwhile, each card in the Loteria uses an image with a 4 x 4 grid. Meanwhile, the way to play is the same as the Bingo game.
This game is famous in Mexico. There, Loteria is a traditional game played using small stones, pinto beans, or crown corks. So, the player who finishes the game first has to say "Loteria!"
Well, because it's a fun game, then you need to know it to make it one of the most interesting games for children. Therefore, here we will discuss the history behind Loteria, the unique Mexican Bingo cards.
Actually, Loteria is a traditional game that comes from Italy. The game was created there in the 15th century. Then, the Spaniards who knew the game brought it to Mexico in 1769. In Mexico, the game was played by rich people and was called La Loteria Mexicana.
In the 19th to 20th centuries, the game became popular due to exhibitions introducing the game. The exhibition is called a feria. So, a cantor will read out the description according to the cards that have been drawn by the players. After identifying the card, the game continues again.
To be able to play the Loteria, there are several items that need to be prepared, such as 54 Loteria cards, a game board (tabla), the cantor whose job is to read the cards, and the players.
How to play Loteria is the same as Bingo. So, players must use a game board with a 4 x 4 grid. There are 16 squares on the game board. After that, tablas (Loteria cards) were also used which used several pictures such as living things, objects, and animals.
Once all players have chosen their tablas, the game can begin. Players must match the image on the card with the description read by the cantor. Cantor has 54 Loteria cards and Cantor picks the cards at random so they can be read to the players.
However, the cards taken by the cantor must be shuffled first. When read by the cantor, players must match the description with the picture they are holding. If they are the same, say "Loteria!" and you are the winner. You can also say other words when you win the game.
However, if you want to feel the authenticity of the game, the “Loteria” word is the best choice.
You can make your own Mexican Bingo Cards cards with these easy steps.
Children have good brain development in their growth period. Therefore, you should not miss this opportunity. You can teach a variety of educational games for children, including Loteria.
Even though it is played by adults, Loteria can also be played by children. By playing the Loteria card game, children will get these benefits.