Playing Games Honduras-style
Faces - The Magazine of People, Places and Cultures for Kids|January 2021
Would you play the same games in Honduras that you do in the United States? You might. Children in Honduras enjoy many of the same games North Americans do. They go fishing and shoot baskets. They play sandlot baseball—called bate (BAH tay). They fly kites and ride bikes. Their parents may go horseback riding or play golf or tennis.
Katherine Swarts

Honduras’ best-loved game—the favorite of kids and adults—is soccer (futbol, FUTE-bawl), one of the most popular sports in the world. If you lived in Honduras, you would spend a lot of time kicking soccer balls.

Besides team sports, Honduran children play many street and backyard games. Some are like games you play with your friends (or games your parents or grandparents remember playing), while others may be new to you.

Rayuela (rah-YOU-lah) (hopscotch)

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