Archives par catégorie: Song of the Week (Spanish)

“PALMAS, PALMAS LAS DOS MANITAS”

In this fun, interactive Spanish 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 song is […]

“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 […]

“LA CUCARACHA”

This well-known traditional Spanish song is beloved throughout the world. Like traditional songs in many languages, many of the older lyrics of the song are not suitable for children.   Consequently, we keep the song’s familiar refrain, but create lyrics that are kid-friendly and educational. Composed and performed by Jorge Anaya, this version of the traditional […]

“EN EL PUENTE DE AVIÑÓN”

This irresistibly catchy song gives children a perfect opportunity to dress up and take part in the action, whether as a cook, carpenter, singer, police officer, conductor, musician, gentleman, lady, or child. The diverse members of the community all dance together on the famous bridge of Aviñón teaching the Spanish words for different jobs. The […]

“LA BARBITA”

Don’t giggle! This fun musical game begins with two kids holding each other’s goatees and staring at each other. The first one to laugh loses. Laughter is infectious as the players hold different parts of each other’s faces while trying to coax their partner into a smile or giggle. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, […]

“CUANDO SEA GRANDE”

What do you want to be when you grow up? A doctor, a nurse, a conductor, an astronaut, a magician! This engaging children’s song teaches different jobs in Spanish. It’s also a great opportunity to play dress up. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡SABOR! Song “CUANDO SEA GRANDE” from the […]

“MI DÍA”

This beautiful song about daily activities has it all! From waking up in the morning until tuck in at night, “MI DÍA” teaches Spanish vocabulary for daily activities, meals, times of day, and more. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from the Whistlefritz CD ¡SABOR! Song “MI DÍA” from the Whistlefritz CD SABOR. MI DÍA […]