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spanish song for kids conejos

Los conejos (The rabbits) is a Spanish song for kids with lots of movement. Students learn it in preschool and elementary school in many Spanish-speaking countries. My younger students love to jump and pretending to be a rabbit is the perfect reason to jump around and sing in Spanish.

I like to teach this song because the words and the actions correspond so closely. Students move closer as they sing cerquita and farther away as they sing lejos. They also act out saltan los conejos (the rabbits jump), dan una vuelta (they spin around), comen zanahorias (they eat carrots), and tiran muchos besos (they throw kisses).

Here are a couple of videos of the actions to this song. The first is a group of teachers in Peru. The second video is a grade school class in Spain. Below the videos, you will find the lyrics and more links to recordings of the song.

 

Lyrics to Spanish Song for Kids – Los Conejos

Cerquita, cerquita, cerquita,
muy lejos, muy lejos.
Cerquita, cerquita, cerquita,
muy lejos, muy lejos.

Saltan los conejos,
frente al espejo.
Dan una vuelta,
y se van.

Saltan los conejos,
frente al espejo.
Dan una vuelta,
y se van.

Cerquita, cerquita, cerquita,
muy lejos, muy lejos.
Cerquita, cerquita, cerquita,
muy lejos, muy lejos.

Comen zanahorias,
ñam, ñam, ñam,
todos los conejos.
Dan una vuelta,
y se van.

Comen zanahorias,
ñam, ñam, ñam,
todos los conejos.
Dan una vuelta,
y se van.

Cerquita, cerquita, cerquita,
muy lejos, muy lejos.
Cerquita, cerquita, cerquita,
muy lejos, muy lejos.

Tiran muchos besos,
mua, mua, mua,
todos los conejos.
Dan una vuelta,
y se van.

Tiran muchos besos,
mua, mua, mua,
todos los conejos.
Dan una vuelta,
y se van.

This song has been recorded by many children’s artists such as Adriana, Grupo Encanto and Denise. You can listen to them here: Adriana, Groupo Encanto, Denise. You can download these versions and others from Amazon and iTunes.

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