Category Archives: Parts of the Body (Spanish)

“LA RANITA JUANITA”

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. LA […]

“A MI BURRO”

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 […]

“SABES TU SEMBRAR LA COL?”

This high-energy, big band song is an active and engaging way to teach Spanish words for parts of the body. Trying to plant cabbage with different parts of the body creates a comical and memorable link to Spanish vocabulary. Acting out the song is a surefire way to get kids engaged and having fun with […]

“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, […]

“LOS DÍAS DE LA SEMANA”

“LOS DÍAS DE LA SEMANA” is a fun, action-oriented song that teaches the days of the week in Spanish. The song begins on Monday with children putting their hands up in the air. On Tuesday, they hop on one foot, then put their hands in the air. And so on and so forth, as each […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“UNO, DOS Y TRES”

This high-energy, participatory song – “UNO, DOS Y TRES” – gets kids up on their feet dancing and learning the parts of the body in Spanish! As they count along, kids move their heads, arms, legs, waist, hips, and whole body to the irresistible Latin music of this song. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, […]

“BAILA, BAILA, BAILA”

Baila, baila, baila.  Baila y mueve tu cuerpo.  This active Spanish children’s song gets kids on their feet dancing and moving, as they learn different parts of the body and different action words. The song, performed by Jorge Anaya, is from Whistlefritz’s CD ¡A BAILAR! Song “BAILA, BAILA, BAILA” from the Whistlefritz CD ¡A BAILAR! BAILA, […]

“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 […]