(I Heard It's Your Birthday)
(Everywhere There is a Chef in the Kitchen)
(Row My Boat)
Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.
Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Suriname and more.
We’d love it if you’d join the Mama Lisa Facebook Group. You can post anything you’d like about your culture. You can post your own musical recordings or YouTube videos… Links to culture and musical sites… Photos of your country… Questions about songs or [...]
We’re proud to announce the launch of our Kids Songs around the World downloadable book! It includes 100 songs from across the globe in their original languages and with English translations. Many include sheet music, illustrations and links to where you can hear the songs or watch a [...]
Summer is the perfect time for zucchini bread! This recipe is made with oatmeal flour replacing half of the all-purpose flour. I like it because it still has a light taste (not heavy like whole wheat flour). Yet oatmeal flour is very healthy! In the recipe below you’ll see that the walnuts [...]
Can anyone help with a translation for this lullaby (below) which seems to be known in Albania and Kosovo? Nina-nina, more pllum Nina-nina, more pllum Flej se nana te don shum T'i m'u rritsh-o nafaklum Nafak lum-o djal i ri Dielli ty gjithmone me t'pri Kur te rritesh mor zamak Tash [...]
The poem "Do You Know?" was written by American poet, Edith Colby Banfield. It’s about one of my favorite creatures… fairies! You can listen to a recording of the poem below and read along with the text… MP3 of Do You Know? Do You Know? Do you know That you can go In [...]
The Sranan language is also called Sranan Tongo (Surinamean tongue), Surinaams, Surinamese, Suriname Creole and Taki Taki. It's a Creole spoken by approximately 400,000 people in Suriname.
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Kid Songs Around The World
100 beloved songs and rhymes from all over the world. Each includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Most also include sheet music.Order Here!