Category Archives: Descriptive Words (Spanish)

BUENOS DÍAS AMIGUITOS (Good Day Little Friends)

Welcome kids to the classroom with BUENOS DÍAS, AMIGUITOS. This lively call-and-response Spanish children’s song teaches the Spanish words for greetings and weather. Children learn the Spanish words for sunny, rainy, cold, and hot as they sing along. No matter what the weather, they are always ¡muy bien! The song, performed by Ileana Pérez, is from […]

DÍA DE LA MADRE (Mother’s Day)

This Spanish Mother’s Day song — DÍA DE LA MADRE — is a perfect sing-along for young children and school classes to celebrate Mother’s Day. The song teaches children Spanish words for things mothers do for their children as well as typical Mother’s Day gifts. The beautiful sentiment expressed in the song is a fitting […]

EL TAMAL NO ESTÁ MAL (The Tamale Isn’t Bad)

Juanito is a picky eater. He’s not sure he wants to eat anything. As his parents encourage him to try different dishes, he learns that he likes them all! This Spanish song for kids – EL TAMAL NO ESTÁ MAL – teaches different foods and ways to say that food is good. The song, performed […]

¿CÓMO ESTÁS? (How Are You?)

How are you? Great! Let’s play! Okay. Not well. Sleepy. Better. This playful Spanish children’s song — “¿CÓMO ESTÁS?” — teaches children different emotions and responses to the question “How are you?” in Spanish. Children can act out the different responses along with the song, then role-play their own responses afterwards. This light-hearted song, performed […]

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 […]


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! The video clip is from Whistlefritz’s […]


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, […]


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 […]


The Spanish clean up song “HORA DE LIMPIAR” makes clean up time feel like play time! This high-energy Spanish children’s song teaches kids the Spanish words for cleaning up, like broom, mop, rag, cleanser, etc. The song reinforces Spanish vocabulary as kids really clean up or simply act out the lyrics.   The song “HORA DE […]