(The Little Sandman with the Umbrella)
(One Elephant Came Marching)
(First One Way (The Shoemaker's Dance))
Folk Dance Song
(Over Where the Road Makes a Turn)
(Live for long)
(High on a Branch a Crow Sat)
(I Traveled Over Sea and Land)
(Clap, Clap, Cake)
(Itsy Bitsy Spider)
(Now It's Christmas Time)
(Ride, ride ranke!)
(Rat-a-tat Tat, Tin Soldiers)
Finger Naming Rhyme
Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.
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The expression "to tie the knot" means "to get married". There are several places where tied knots have been connected to marriage and love. During Roman times, brides wore a belt or girdle at their wedding tied in a Hercules Knot. Only the groom was allowed to untie it (the unloosening was supposed to be […]
Open Culture has a page of free language learning links covering 40 languages. Here are some of the languages you can find links for… Arabic, English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, Gaelic, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Maori, Norwegian, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, […]
People around the world leave different "treats" for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. In the US and Canada, we put out milk and cookies for Santa. I have to say when he comes to our house, he leaves a big mess of crumbs on the table… but he always writes us a note of […]
Librivox just released another bunch of recordings of fairy tales in various languages, including Hungarian, Russian, German, English, Italian and Portuguese (with links to the text of each tale). This is the 3rd collection they’ve posted. Fairy Tale Collection #1 also includes recordings in Latvian, Danish, Romanian, Yiddish and French. You can also check out […]
I got these questions over two days, so I figured I may as well post them together… 1) The first question is from Dr. Mike Mruzik who’s trying to help his Mom: Hello, Any assistance (with the question below) would be appreciated… Thanks -Dr. Mike Mruzik Here’s the letter from Mike’s mother: This is what […]
Lots of Traditional Danish lyrics with their melodies - in Danish only.
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