Category Archives: Youtube

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 […]

Favourite books for PLL – Counting ovejas / Diez orugas cruzan el cielo / Descubre y aprende los números con Fido

*This is one of a series of posts about some of my favourite story books for Primary Language Learning* Following on from some ideas for Spanish books using colours, the books in this post look at numbers 1-10. Counting ovejas (available on Amazon and Abebooks) is a book about a little boy who can’t get to sleep as there’s […]

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 […]

Spanish snow day ideas!

Inspired by ideas from Jan Lewandowski and Sandra Longden on the CFBT Primary forum for snow related songs, I was reminded of a previous post in which I shared a song about Un muñeco de nieve that I had subtitled using Amara (previously called Universal Subtitles.) Below is the unsubtitled version – subtitled version is […]

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 […]

El pasado no cuenta

The Adidas advertisement featuring the Spanish ‘selección’ have the message El pasado no cuenta – Todo vuelve a empezar. The past doesn’t count. It’s all starting again. Which it is! And then they made another, with a similar message, but pointing out that La Furia Roja actually won in their away kit at the World […]

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 […]