Author Archives: Joanna Seich

“LOS PECECITOS”

This simple song about fish swimming in the sea — “LOS PECECITOS” — can be appreciated by even the youngest children. The song, performed by Ileana Pérez, is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL — Spanish Learning Songs. Song “LOS PECECITOS” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. LOS PECECITOS (The Little Fish) ©2019 Whistlefritz LLC. Arreglo original […]

“SEÑORA SANTANA”

Any parent of a toddler can empathize with this dilemma: a child is crying because he lost his apple, but can’t be soothed with another apple, because he wants the one that was his! While that description sounds like the set up for a raucous song about a toddler temper tantrum, this traditional Spanish song […]

“A MI BURRO”

My donkey is sick! In this beloved Spanish folksong, the doctor treats the donkey’s different ailments from head to toe until the donkey is finally healthy. The song teaches Spanish words for parts of the body as well as how to say that something hurts. This country music version of the song is a lively […]

“CARNAVAL”

It’s time to dance, sing, and have a parade! It’s Carnaval! This high-energy Spanish children’s song — “CARNAVAL” — teaches action words associated with the celebration of the season known as Carnaval. The song, performed by Ileana Pérez, is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL — Spanish Learning Songs. Song “CARNAVAL” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. CARNAVAL […]

“NOS VAMOS A ACAMPAR”

Everybody in the car! It’s time to go camping! But just when the journey is underway, the family realizes another item they forgot at home and needs to turn back. This lively Spanish children’s song — “NOS VAMOS A ACAMPAR” — teaches Spanish vocabulary for items associated with camping, like tents, flashlights, coolers, and sleeping […]

“¿DE DÓNDE ERES?”  

Where are you from? It’s impossible to sit still as this high-energy Spanish children’s song takes kids on a tour of Spanish-speaking countries from Argentina to Venezuela. The song — “¿DE DÓNDE ERES?” — teaches kids common Spanish names and the names of Spanish-speaking cities all to a pulsating soca beat. The song, performed by […]

“AL SUPERMERCADO”

A trip to the supermarket has never been so much fun! This lively, New Orleans-style song feels like a parade as it teaches children Spanish words for different types of foods. The song, performed by Ileana Pérez, is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL — Spanish Learning Songs. Song “AL SUPERMERCADO” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. […]

“DEBAJO UN BOTÓN”

Under a button that Martin found, there was a tiny, little mouse. Infused with the rhythm of the Congo, this soukous arrangement is an exciting new musical twist on the beloved traditional Spanish children’s song — “DEBAJO UN BOTÓN.” Kids will love singing the percussive repetition of the last syllable of each line in the […]