Jump Rope Rhyme
Hand Clapping Song
Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.
Music, culture and traditions from all around the world!
Liz wrote to me asking for help with a Polish nursery song. Here’s her email: Hi Mama Lisa! My name is Liz, and a good portion of my family comes from Poland, but I didn’t grow up speaking Polish at all, and a lot of the family’s history never got written down… My [...]
Singer and Songwriter Sarah Aroeste has shared with us one of her lively Ladino children’s songs. Ladino is a Judeo-Spanish dialect that was originated by Spanish Jews after their expulsion from Spain in 1492. Those who left Spain, including Aroeste's family, carried the medieval [...]
Archimusic on YouTube has 25 lovely videos of people in Africa singing lullabies from their childhood. They’re not accompanied by the lyrics. But they’re beautiful all the same! Check it out! -Mama Lisa [...]
Check out Folk Dance Notes to find the instructions to many dances around the world… including the Alley Cat, Fandango, many mazurkas, tangos and waltzes… plus much more! [...]
We’ve added Guam to Mama Lisa’s World! Guam is an island located in the North Pacific Ocean. The native Chamorro name for the island is "Guahan", which means "we have" or "ours". It comes from the idea that they have everything they need. The official [...]
With Lullabies From Around The World
A Mama Lisa Book! Over 50 lullabies and recordings from all over the world. Each Lullaby includes the full text in the original language, with an English translation. Order Here!