Looking for Great Spanish Songs?

Cinco de Mayo is coming up and I hope you’re all planning on celebrating! Of course, it’s great to share Spanish songs all year round, but you may be searching for easy, age- appropriate Spanish songs for your preschool class to celebrate the holiday. One of my favorite sources for early-childhood Spanish music is the […]

A Tune for Tuesday: “Cumbamba”

“Cumbamba” by Jose Conde on “Jazz Playground” CD by Putumayo I first discovered the music of Jose Conde on the unbelievably fabulous CD with the absolutely fabulous name of “Salsa for Kittens and Puppies.” (I’m sure I’ll be writing more about that later!) Conde is a Cuban-American composer and musician and this piece is just […]

A Tune for Tuesday: Mexican Hat Dance

Mexican Hat Dance from the CD “All-Time Favorite Dances” by Kimbo Educational The Mexican Hat Dance is an “all-time favorite dance” for a reason – it’s very catchy and has a  strong beat that’s fun for everybody to dance to, especially young children. The usual way the dance is performed, though, with feet kicking out […]