Hop Scotch

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Rayuela (Hopscotch) (Columbia):


Shoe polish tin filled with pebbles or rice OR a flat stone
Chalk OR tape to draw or mark out the squares


If you are the first player you throw the stone inside square one.
Hop into each square, starting with square 1 and ending in square eight.
If there are two squares together, you jump landing with one foot in each square;
If there is only one square, you must hop on one foot.
When you reach squares 7 and 8, you have to turn back; jumping again until square 1.
Then you continue playing the next level by throwing the stone into square number 2.
In the next level, you throw it into square number 3 and so on until level 8.
The first player who does all the levels is the winner.
The most important thing is that the player has to skip the square where the stone is.
Special Rules of the Game.
If any of the following things happen, the player has to stop and another player takes a turn.
The player can't put his/her foot or feet on the lines of the square.
The player can't jump with two feet in squares 1, 2, 3, and 6.
The player can't fall down.


  • hop, scotch, shoe polish, tin, square

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