Los pollitos dicen pío, pío, pío Puppets and Song Lyrics

by | Sep 14, 2016

Inside: Los pollitos dicen pío, pío, pío puppets, activities, and lyrics.

What better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, than by teaching classic children’s songs in Spanish? Los pollitos dicen is a popular song for young Spanish speakers. It is also perfect for families learning Spanish– the song is packed with high-frequency phrases like tengo hambre, tienen frío, and duermen.

I’ve begun teaching a little class for some of our preschool friends, and Los pollitos dicen is one of our first songs. It’s been so enjoyable to share our family favorites each week. Not only do our friends get to learn Spanish, my kids get to see their friends and cousins excited about our minority language. Since we live in the U.S. right now, it’s especially important that we be intentional about teaching traditional Spanish poetry and songs in Spanish for kids.

To make my pollito puppet, click here to get the download. Cut out the pollitos, and then make another cut so the top part of the head is separate. Glue each piece onto the top and bottom of a clothespin. Now your pollito can open and close its mouth when it’s time to say, – pió, pío, pío!

Los pollitos dicen puppet craft

If you are teaching Spanish, you can also use this to talk about the little chicks and gets lots of reps for dice. Ask your students, ¿El pollito dice, – guau, guau? Nooo! El pollito dice, -maa, maa? Noo! El pollito dice, -pío!

Here are some different versions of the song:

 

 

I’m also creating an entire preschool Spanish series, based on this song. You can find stories, mini-books, games, and more, all centered on Los pollitos dicen.

los pollitos dicen pío pío pío

And don’t miss this amazing giveaway from Multicultural Kid Blogs! We MKB bloggers are putting together an amazing series and giveaway to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Hispanic Heritage Month Series 2016 | Multicultural Kid Blogs We are so excited for our FIFTH annual Hispanic Heritage Month series and giveaway! Through the month (September 15 – October 15), you’ll find great resources to share Hispanic Heritage with kids, plus you can enter to win in our great giveaway and link up your own posts on Hispanic Heritage!

September 14
Hanna Cheda on Multicultural Kid Blogs: How to Pass on Hispanic Heritage as an Expat

September 15
Spanish Mama: Los Pollitos Dicen Printable Puppets

September 16
Hispanic Mama: Children’s Shows that Kids in Latin America Grew Up With

September 19
Spanish Playground: Authentic Hispanic Heritage Month Games Everyone Can Play

September 20
Tiny Tapping Toes: Exploring Instruments for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 21
Kid World Citizen on Multicultural Kid Blogs

September 22
Spanish Mama

September 23
All Done Monkey

September 26
Crafty Moms Share

September 27
Discovering the World Through My Son’s Eyes

September 28
La Clase de Sra. DuFault

September 29
Embracing Diversity

September 30
Mama Tortuga

October 3
Hispanic Mama on Multicultural Kid Blogs

October 4
La Clase de Sra. DuFault

October 5
Pura Vida Moms

October 7
Spanglish House

October 10
Mundo Lanugo

October 11
Kid World Citizen

October 12
MommyMaestra

October 13
inspired by familia

October 14
El Mundo de Pepita on Multicultural Kid Blogs

Don’t miss all of the great posts from previous years as well: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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