Songs For Teaching Spanish Words & Concepts

A Powerful Environment for Learning Language

Music is a powerful tool for children’s language development. In this module we use songs with English and Spanish lyrics: Spanish songs for preschoolers with English lyrics. These songs and stories help preschoolers who speak English to learn Spanish and children who speak Spanish to learn English.

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Interactive Music and Language Learning Go Together

By combining lyrics about body parts, animals, colors, instruments, actions and many other words that are familiar to preschool age children with interactive music we create a powerful environment for learning language. The children will learn the names of body parts. They will move like animals in the jungle and learn the Spanish names of the animals. They will play instruments and learn their Spanish names. They will tell a story about a pájaro (bird), a rana (frog) and a cocodrilo (crocodile).

Music Education In Early Childhood

Music education in early childhood is valuable for every child’s language skills. Music not only nurtures emotions, but also affects cognitive activities including language processing. Preschool is the ag that children begin to build the foundations of reading and writing. Music training has a powerful impact on these skills. By including spanish songs for preschoolers with English and Spanish lyrics combined, children can make connections between the two languages.

Rhythm Games Teach Music Note Reading

Students will make a long rhythm with the rhythm sound cards that stretches across the group space.

Study: Influence of Music Training on Language Development

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Aspects of development addressed in this module:

  • Self Regulation
  • Attention Maintenance
  • Imitation
  • Purposeful Movement
  • Dramatic Play
  • Shared Use of Space and Materials
  • Relationships and Social Interactions with Adults and Peers
  • Cooperation with Adults and Peers
  • English Language Development
  • Language and Literacy Development
  • Social Emotional Development
  • English Language Development
  • Cognition
  • Gross Motor Manipulative Skills
  • Gross Locomotor Movement Skills
  • Fine Motor Manipulative Skills
  • Performing Arts: Music, Drama/Dance