Loteria de la Mujer

Featuring the vibrant artwork of San Diego painter Nuvia Crisol Guerra, Loteria de la Mujer reimagines the popular Mexican party game with images of 20 stages in a woman's life, from La Bebe to La Muerte. Played like Bingo, with each player using pinto beans to mark off "mujeres" as they are called, the game is a fun way to teach Spanish to kids, who upon victory get to scream, "Loteria!"--except with an upside-down exclamation mark before the L.

TMN Contributing Writer Pasha Malla is the author of four books. He is also the head of TMN’s informal panel of film critics. He lives in Toronto. More by Pasha Malla

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