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Monday, April 2, 2012

Children Traditional Games


















Ting-Ting game, also known as Ketinting is a game that usually played by girls. This is because, lantern-lantern is not so tough even though it uses a lot of energy. Teng-tank also does not require a large area.

Teng-lantern played by a group of children where there are two to four people in a field.This is because, there is no fixed rule for the number of people in a field. But, if there are four players in one arena, it will memdatangkan difficulty for every player to berteng-lantern.

Tennis-lantern lantern is drawing the parcels on the ground. There are nine parcels in a gelanggan. Gelanggan addition, players also have marbles. Briquette is an object that indicates their position in the field plots.


Tarik Upih is a toy that is played by children in several ASEAN countries. Sheaths is the sheath nut / "trunk" leaves of trees of Penang . Usually when the sheath is old, it will fall, or fall to the ground. When the sheath is falling it is still useful. Betel leaves from the stems will be removed and used as the upstream or the place to attract these sheaths.




Kite game, also known as kite is a kite flying activity in the air. The word "kite" is said to derive from the word Malay kingdom of Pattani (Thailand) as the state of Kelantan, Terengganu, Perlis and Kedah use the word. word kite is used in many states like the west coast and south of Peninsular Malaysia such as Kuala Lumpur, Malacca and Johor. This can be proved by Tun Sri Lanang note stating that Raja Ahmad flying a kite with the youths and the royal family. In addition to the emergence of kite name is also associated noise resulting from the bow tied to a kite. When raised into the air, leaves ibus is installed on the bow will make the sound "wow" in rhyme. Games wau held as entertainment for all ages. Wow game was also held for the competition. Who saw the beauty of competition is measured in terms of its beauty to the shape, pattern creation, color, originality, invention and size. 


Guli or The marble is a ball smaller, often made ​​of glass , clay, or agate . It is usually played by children. Marbles can also be used in some other games, such as pride . Many also collect marbles, either for nostalgia or aesthetic color.






Chaplong/Caplong/Bamboo pump gun/Letup-letup game
Wet newspaper makes ideal ammunition for my Caplong bamboo pump gun. Shape the papers into small, compacted pallets, they make good Caplong bullets and can really pack a punch.The first compact ball of wet newspaper is stuffed in, and the firing shaft is used to push it almost to the end of the barrel.Then, the second ‘bullet’ is loaded in. This time, with a quick and forceful push of the shaft into the barrel, the compression created inside the barrel will shoot out the first ‘bullet’. The faster the shaft is pushed into the barrel, the more powerful the shoot will be.Well, having had the opportunity to make and fool around with this childhood toy again is really a good feeling. This is perhaps another one of them kampong past time games that will soon be forgotten! Here’s a short video we made on our bamboo Caplong pump gun.

Top cross/Gasing Pangkah game


Traditionally popular on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia especially in Kelantan . There are many types of tops in Malaysia such as the tops of the heart, the top plate or flat tops kelamar the tops of eggs, berembang top, top Malay, Chinese top, top books and top nut threads.Prefer children to top Malay and Chinese, because of its small size and easily manipulated.

Traditionally played in two ways, namely as a cross tops or tops placenta. Top cross, played with a throw to knock the top opponents. Placenta top competition to test the durability revolves.

Top nut is played by children. Dikupaskan young betel nut fiber and skin, dipangkaskan the top and bottom, then dicucukkan bamboo skewers through the axis and the pulurnya top.

These tops can be crashed together or diurikan. To turn the top, 1.75 cm thick rope and over 3 to 5 meters wound on a crest to cover the entire top surface. Then the top was thrown on the ground and simultaneously to wind the rope snatched jambuhnya

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