Category Archives: Culture (Spanish)

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. […]

“VENGAN A VER MI GRANJA”

Like the English folksong, “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”, this traditional Spanish children’s song – “VENGAN A VER MI GRANJA” – teaches children the different animals that live on a farm and the sounds they make. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡A BAILAR! – Spanish Learning Songs. The scene is […]

“LOS NÚMEROS”

Kids affectionately call this song the “Cha, cha, cha Song”.   In addition to teaching kids about the style of music known as “cha cha”, this song teaches Spanish numbers from 1 to 100.  The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD CHA, CHA, CHA – Spanish Learning Songs. Song “LOS NÚMEROS” from the […]

“EL BARCO CHIQUITO”

Have you ever heard of a boat too tiny to sail? That’s the case in this catchy, traditional Spanish children’s song. The song teaches children to count in Spanish as 1, 2, 3, ….7 weeks go by and still the tiny boat can’t sail. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD CHA, […]

“LOS ELEFANTES”

How many elephants can fit on a spider’s web? We’ll see! This fun, traditional Spanish children’s song teaches children Spanish numbers from 1 to 10. With each new verse, children add another elephant to the spider’s web and see if it will hold. The song “LOS ELEFANTES,” performed by Jorge Anaya, is from the Whistlefritz […]

“DE COLORES”

Here’s a lively rumba flamenca version of one of the most beloved and recorded songs in the Spanish-speaking world. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡A BAILAR! Song “DE COLORES” from the Whistlefritz CD ¡A BAILAR! DE COLORES © 2008 Whistlefritz LLC. All rights reserved. Todos los derechos reservados. De colores, […]

“ERE Y ERRE”

This rollicking rock and roll Spanish children’s song teaches the different ways to pronounce the letter “r” in Spanish. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡A BAILAR! Song “ERE Y ERRE” from the Whistlefritz CD ¡A BAILAR! ERE Y ERRE (R and RR) © 2008 Jorge Anaya. All rights reserved. Todos los […]

“LOS NIÑOS CUANDO BAILAN”

Time to get moving with this interactive song that teaches children Spanish words for parts of the body.  The video clip appears in Whistlefritz’s language immersion video VAMOS A JUGAR.  The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡A BAILAR!  Song “LOS NIÑOS CUANDO BAILAN” from the Whistlefritz CD ¡A BAILAR! Video […]

“NO HAY FIESTA SIN PASTEL”

It’s not a party without cake! This catchy song teaches the familiar Spanish saying as well as the Spanish words for grandparents. The song in this clip is “NO HAY FIESTA SIN PASTEL” from Whistlefritz’s CD SABOR! Spanish Learning Songs. The video is from the Whistlefritz video LA FIESTA DE FRITZI.  Song “NO HAY […]

“LOS POLLITOS”

Pío, pío, pío. The Spanish children’s folksong “LOS POLLITOS” is beloved throughout the entire Spanish-speaking world. “Los pollitos dicen: pío, pío, pío, cuando tienen hambre, cuando tienen frío. La mamá les busca el maíz y el trigo, les da su comida y les presta abrigo. Bajo sus dos alas acurrucaditos hasta el otro día duermen […]