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In addition to this blog, I also host Mama Lisa’s World. Mama Lisa’s World is a large collection of children’s songs and rhymes from countries all around the globe. Matt, a music teacher from Rhode Island, wrote a question to me, the other day, about Mama Lisa’s World: Hey [...]
In an earlier entry, I wrote about the history of Labor Day. In case you were wondering, here are some of the countries where demonstrations were held or where Labor Day was in some way honored around the world today (in some cases against the wishes of the government)... Russia Belarus Japan [...]
Briana wrote looking for help with a Native American Stick Song. You can read her letter and hear the song in the YouTube below… "Hello! My name is Briana. I was actually wondering if you would by chance be able to help me identify this song. My sister and I learned it in [...]
The Spanish alphabet used to have 30 letters: A B C CH D E F G H I J K L LL M N ?' O P Q R RR S T U V W X Y Z In 2010, the Academies of the Spanish Language, the Real Academia Espaņola in Spain and the Latin […] [...]
We recently discussed how people count on their fingers in different countries. Today Jackie and Meegan taught me how they count on their hands in the Dominican Republic. It’s similar to how they count in Morocco. They join the thumb and the pinkie for 1, the thumb and the ring finger [...]
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