In Mexico there are 22.5 million girls and boys.
Coca-Cola and Maruchan containers have served as a tool to make them.
The day of the boy and girl is very close and as every year, schools in Mexico carry out different activities to celebrate them, however, one of the activities proposed by the Ministry of Public Education (SEP) has put parents in check of the students.
During this week, prior to April 30, girls and boys have different tasks, one of them is to assist with “crazy hairstyles”, Hundreds of ideas have been shared on different platforms such as Pinterest and TikTok for your little one to fulfill their activity.
In TikTok the creativity of the fathers and mothers is evident, some were made with containers of Coca-Cola, Maruchan, Palettes Payaso and cereal packages. Others alluding to food such as donuts, cupcakes or ice cream.
Several of the clips were uploaded by the teachers, who to the rhythm of music made their students model their peculiar hairstyles. Notably other activities that have been carried out are attending disguised go with your favorite pajamas or with painted faces.
Other shared videos take the activity to another level, such as one lady who turned her son’s head into Cookie Monster, while another put up a clothesline using her hair. Despite the fact that the students enjoyed the activity, the parents were the ones who suffered the most, since they had to wake up earlier to be able to carry out their masterpieces that they abandoned on the social network.
@fernanda.ni #ActivaElJuego with this crazy and fun hairstyle for the most special day for children only with #Clown palette #TipDeMama ♬ Funny Background – Stefani
Without a doubt, TikTok works as a source of inspiration, thanks to the fact that it has been characterized by generating content that quickly becomes viral Well, according to data published by the social network, it has more than 814 million active users globally. In Mexico, 57.5 million users of the social network are over 18 years old, this in figures updated to 2023. The second age group with the most accounts is between 11 and 24 years.
As a curious fact, the 2020 Population and Housing Census carried out by the National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics ( Inegi ) said in Mexico 25.2 million people from 0 to 11 years old; which represented 20 percent of the total number of people in Mexican territory (126 million).
On the other hand, the State of Mexico is already preparing for celebrations for Children’s Day, the National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Canaco) in the Toluca Valley estimates that 2023 will have an economic benefit of 2 billion 850 thousand pesos; Of the total, 1.15 billion are expected to be obtained from tourist sites such as Valle de Bravo and Ixtapan de la Sal.
José Luis Pedraza Navarrete, president of the Canaco, said that this figure was estimated because it crosses the bridge on Labor Day and the Technical Council of the SEP, in addition to the celebration of Mother’s Day. The bridge would begin on April 28.
“It is the third most important date, after May 10 and Valentine’s Day, fast food and everything that has to do with these spaces that have already become an experience for children, with games and food,” so he said.
In addition, Pedraza pointed out that The most benefited sectors will be entertainment such as cinemas, fast food areas and businesses dedicated to the sale of electronics such as video games.