Author Archives: Joanna Seich

“CAMINEMOS EN EL BOSQUE”

Here comes the wolf! In this song and game, kids are going for a walk in the woods, but they have to be careful. If The Wolf is in the woods, he’ll eat them. So, kids cautiously take turns asking The Wolf what he’s doing to make sure they’ll be safe.   As long as the […]

LA CUCARACHA

Esta canción tradicional en español es bien conocida y muy querida en todo el mundo. Como ocurre con muchas canciones tradicionales antiguas en muchas lenguas, algunos de los versos no son adecuados para niños. Por eso hemos conservado el estribillo de toda la vida, pero con una letra educativa y apta para los más pequeños. […]

“AU SUPERMARCHÉ”

A trip to the supermarket feels like a parade in “AU SUPERMARCHÉ”! This lively, New Orleans-style song, composed by Didier Prossaird, teaches French vocabulary for different types of food. The song is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. Song “AU SUPERMARCHÉ” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. AU SUPERMARCHÉ (At the Supermarket) ©2018 Didier Prossaird Tous droits réservés […]

“BINGO”

Kids will love hearing this familiar folksong about a farmer and his dog with a French twist.   The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD CHA, CHA, CHA — French Learning Songs. Song “BINGO” from the Whistlefritz CD CHA, CHA, CHA. BINGO Traditional music. Arranged by Jorge Anaya. ©2010 Whistlefritz LLC. All rights reserved. Musique traditionelle. Arrangements de […]

“LES VOYELLES”

Dancing along to this lively samba is a fun and engaging way to teach children the vowels in French.   The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD CHA, CHA, CHA — French Learning Songs. LES VOYELLES (The Vowels) ©2010 Jorge Anaya. All rights reserved. Tous droits réservés. Dans l’alphabet, il y a cinq voyelles Cinq voyelles, il […]

“LES JOURS DE LA SEMAINE”

“LES JOURS DE LA SEMAINE” is a fun, action-oriented song that teaches the days of the week in French. The song begins on Monday with children putting their hands up in the air. On Tuesday, they hop on one foot, then put their hands in the air. And so on and so forth, as each […]

“LOS DÍAS DE LA SEMANA”

“LOS DÍAS DE LA SEMANA” is a fun, action-oriented song that teaches the days of the week in Spanish. The song begins on Monday with children putting their hands up in the air. On Tuesday, they hop on one foot, then put their hands in the air. And so on and so forth, as each […]

“TOMBE LA PLUIE”

It’s raining. It’s pouring! How is everyone in the family reacting to the prospect of rain? French singer and composer, Emilie Moskal, has taken the first verse of this traditional French children’s song and created an entirely new, whimsical, and funny narrative detailing how the different members of the family vary in their reactions to […]

“DEL SUELO AL CIELO”

This lively merengue gets kids on their feet dancing! The lyrics teach kids the Spanish words for different parts of the body and positional words, such as above, below, behind, and to the side. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡SABOR! Song “DEL SUELO AL CIELO” from the CD ¡SABOR! DEL SUELO AL […]

“TAPENT, TAPENT PETITES MAINS”

In this fun and interactive traditional French children’s song, kids make different motions with their hands and arms. They clap their hands; they spin them like a windwill; they move them like a fish; they fly like a bird. The motions start out slowly, but get faster and faster until they are comically quick. The […]