Category Archives: Culture (Spanish)

“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 […]

“LAS MAÑANITAS”

This beautiful, traditional Spanish birthday song “LAS MAÑANITAS” is often sung in Spanish-speaking countries as an early morning serenade for the person celebrating a birthday. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡A BAILAR!  In this video clip, singer and composer, Jorge Anaya serenades Fritzi on his birthday. The clip appears in Whistlefritz’s language immersion video […]

“QUE LLUEVA”

It’s raining. It’s pouring. Why stay inside when it’s much more fun playing in the rain? This video clip from the Whistlefritz Spanish immersion video, LAS ESTACIONES, shows kids having a ball dancing, twirling umbrellas, jumping in puddles, splashing, and playing to “QUE LLUEVA,” a traditional Spanish song about rain.  The song, “QUE LLUEVA,” is […]