Category Archives: Animals (Spanish)

¿CÓMO SE LLAMA LA LLAMA? (What’s the Llama’s Name?)

It’s the first day of school in the animal classroom and the teacher asks each student their name. This lively merengue song – ¿CÓMO SE LLAMA LA LLAMA? – teaches kids how to say “What’s your name?” “What’s his/her name?” and “His/her name is…” Kids also learn the names of animals from Latin America – […]


Arranged by award-winning composer and musician, Didier Prossaird, this jazzy version of the traditional song — “LA ARAÑA PEQUEÑITA” — is a creative take on a familiar tune. Kids will immediately recognize the melody of “The Itsy, Bitsy Spider.” The song, performed by Ileana Pérez, is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL — Spanish Learning Songs. Song […]


This fun, whimsical song performed by Ileana Pérez features a festive dancing frog named Juanita.  Children happily imitate the movements of Juanita, learning parts of the body and action words along the way. The song is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL — Spanish Learning Songs.   Song “LA RANITA JUANITA” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL.

LOS PECECITOS (The Little Fish)

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.


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 […]

DEBAJO UN BOTÓN (Under a Button)

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Monkeys, giraffes, tigers, zebras, and pandas all dance together in a wild musical celebration at the zoo. This catchy merengue song introduces children to a wide variety of wild animals and the Spanish words for those animals. The song — “EN EL ZOOLÓGICO” — is performed by Jorge Anaya on Whistlefritz’s CD ¡SABOR! – Spanish […]


This Spanish version of the American classic “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” teaches the names and sounds of barnyard animals in Spanish. From ducks and donkeys to pigs and roosters, children will enjoy singing along in Spanish to a familiar tune. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡SABOR! – Spanish Learning […]