Category Archives: songs

¡Chocolate!

Chocolate by John Loo As if we’re not fed up enough of it by now, I thought I’d share a few simple activities on the theme of chocolate! Here’s a video of a song called Uno, dos, tres, chocolate   It’s a variation on my favourite rhyme – Uno dos tres CHO Uno dos tres […]

Baila “La Vaca Lola”

A request on Twitter for catchy song led to someone volunteering one my favourites so, for the benefit of @taykllor here is … La vaca Lola   The actions are illustrated below and here are the written instructions – hopefully between the two, all will be clear! La vaca Lola, la vaca Lola  – mime […]

Kickstart Lalalingo

I’ve blogged about César previously and linked to his Soundcloud – previously Cesar a Chinchila and now renamed Lalalingo. César emailed me recently to say that he was trying to ‘kickstart’ a new project with his songs that involves animating the songs and making a DVD, and I’m doing my bit to spread the word. If […]

El Pollito Pio

My song for the ILILC3 Show and Tell is…. El pollito pio! If you want the actions, here’s a cute kid doing them! And here’s a version with the lyrics – a stronger South American accent though!   Also available in Italian Dutch German Catalan  Portuguese French Greek Cyprus version Romanian Lyrics : Pulcino Pio […]

Soy una taza

I was having a mooch on Youtube and came across this song, and it reminded me of @valleseco and #ililc1 Here’s the Grupo Encanto version with the fun actions and below that is the version with pictures to illustrate the lyrics! And finally some kids singing and dancing – cuter and less cheesy than Grupo […]

Los Pimpollos

Another nod to Neil Jones today for introducing me to the lovely Pimpollos, Peru’s answer to the Hoobs. Cheery, friendly and with ‘karaoke subtitles’, I think a very useful series. On his blog, Neil has posted materials for using their song Las verduras. Great stuff! There are many more videos by Los Pimpollos and here […]