Juguete Mexicano de Madera

About …

The wood toys are great expression of Mexican culture. The originality and inventiveness are reflected in toys that mark the childhood of lits of Mexicans. The Mexican toy has come to disappear because of the new generations interests. Long time ago toys were not only used to have fun without technology, instead it was a bounding and competing form between children that also helped to develop some abilities such as creativity. The Orozco Family in Sayula, Jalisco, elaborates these toys. The famous “Yoyos”, “trompos” and “valeros” are pastime not just for kids but also for adults.