TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS SONG: EL BURRITO SABANERO

TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS SONG: EL BURRITO SABANERO

El Burrito Sabanero is one of the most well known villancicos (Christmas songs) in Latin America. Listening to this song brings back memories of my navidades in Colombia with many of my childhood friends as we gathered around the Nativity scene praying and reciting Las Novenas de Aguinaldo. Although I always thought this song was Colombian, I learned that it was written by a Venezuelan composer named Hugo Blanco. The song was first recorded in 1972 with the voices of the chorus “La Rondalla.” Nowadays you can find many versions of the song. Here are a few versions. Which one is your favorite?

Download this printable to make props to use while singing the song. Have fun!

¡Tuki tuki tukituki,  tuki tuki tukita!

Christmas Fortune Teller in Spanish {Freebie}

Christmas Fortune Teller in Spanish {Freebie}

Before you read, if you missed my last freebie, make sure you click here to visit my post to download a fun Christmas puzzle.
This time I am sharing a fortune teller origami, known as “comecocos” in Spanish. This activity is geared toward upper elementary and middle school students. It will be a great way for them to talk about their holidays. Introduce and model the sentences in class before diving into making the “comecocos.”

Download your “comecocos” here!
Enjoy!
Carolina
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