miércoles, 14 de junio de 2017

Traditional Toys in Michoacán

Many traditional toys in Michoacán have endured through the generations. In Pátzcuaro, as an important handicraft center, you will find them without any problem.  Check out the Casa de Los Once Patios, the Palace of Huitzimengari, or the two public docks by the lake.
Traditional Toys in Michoacán
Traditional Toys in Michoacán

But many of these toys that were once very popular are in danger of dying out, what with the new digital technologies.
Traditional Toys in Pátzcuaro Mexico
Traditional Toys in Pátzcuaro Mexico
Artisan Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico
Artisan Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico

Playing with a craft toy can be a new experience for the kids – and fun for parents and grandparents to remember their simpler childhood, playing with toys like tops, yo-yos, cloth dolls, puppets, and rattles, among others.
Mexican Crafts toys in Pátzcuaro
Mexican Crafts toys in Pátzcuaro

The experience does not end there.  You can take home different educational toys that stimulate the children’s physical skills, mental agility, and improve their concentration.
Educational Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico
Educational Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico

On your next visit to Pátzcuaro, we invite you to find some of these artisan toys. This not only helps the local economy and the craftsmen, it also helps maintain a tradition such as these folk toys, which in some cases have a history that goes back hundreds of years.
Artisan Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico
Artisan Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico

If you want to delve a little more in relation to the handmade toy – and especially in traditional toys of Michoacán – stroll up to the Ex Colegio Jesuita. There, you'll find a permanent exhibition of traditional Michoacán toys.
Traditional Michoacan Toys made with natural fibers
Traditional Michoacan Toys made with natural fibers


If you are looking for these interesting toys, you can go a little of town to Quiroga.  Paracho, famous for their guitars, is also widely known for its artisan toys.
Artisan Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico
Artisan Toys in Patzcuaro, Mexico

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We invite you to check more post in our blog, you will find information that we hope will be useful for your next trip to Pátzcuaro. 

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