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Traditional Filipino Games

In the Philippines, children usually play games using native materials or instruments due to limited resources of toys and lack of money. Filipino children usually come up of games without the need of anything but themselves. Some of the favorite Larong Pinoy played until now are piko, patintero, taguan, tumbang preso, siato, luksong tinik, etc. These are just a few of games which our grandparents also played during their times. Some says that the traditional Filipino games have been already vanished because of the high-tech gadgets that are being sold anywhere today. Nonetheless, the Filipino Traditional Games are very much alive and are still played in the country. Because it is a tradition for Filipinos to play in a bigger and spacious area, most games are usually played outside the house. Some games are played or held during town fiestas in the provinces.


Few of the Filipino Traditional Games include the following: