Ionela Carmen BANŢA
Assoc. prof, PhD., Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova;
The children’s folklore represents all artistic creations specific to children and the age of childhood, they form an important and full of significance branch of folk culture. The game is a cultural code, a means of communication, composed of playful signs and strict rules. The presence of a play code is mandatory in any game involving at least two partners.
The traditional children’s games maintain the features of the public game, a traditional manifestation in all the world’s cultures, adapting its rules and its way of life to the specificity of the age.
children’s folklore, play, playfullness, children’s games.