Spanish Song about a Chameleon

1200px-Mellers.chameleon.bristol.zoo.arpJuliana Parra wrote and composed a pretty Spanish song for kids called Camaleón (Chameleon) that she shares with us here. She’s a children’s music teacher in Colombia.

You can hear a recording of her singing the song below and read along with the original Spanish lyrics. After that you’ll find an English translation.

MP3 Recording of Camaleón

Camaleón
(Original Spanish Lyrics)

Camaleón colecciona en su cajón
un disfraz para toda ocasión,
sus vestidos plancha el día anterior,
con toda la dedicación.

Ya es de día y de azul vistió,
doña rana al pantano lo invitó
su corbata en su casa olvidó
y su cara se sonrojó.

Camaleón, camaleón,
cambia cambia de color,
camaleón elegante y coquetón
visite de colores esta canción.

Camaleón vestido de marrón
vió una mosca que apareció,
se ha escondido en una caja de cartón
y a la pobre mosca agarró.

Y a lo lejos vió al señor león
que comía helado de melón
asustado su colita enroscó
y en una hoja verde se camufló.

Camaleón, camaleón,
cambia cambia de color,
camaleón elegante y coquetón
viste de colores esta canción.

Chameleon
(English Translation)

Chameleon keeps his costumes in a box
A different color suit for each occasion
He irons his suits the night before
With lots of diligence.

In the morning he wears his new, blue coat,
Mrs. Frog invites him to the pond
But he forgot his tie at his house
And was so ashamed that his face turned red.

Chameleon, chameleon
Changing colors all the time
Charming and handsome Chameleon
Come​,​ and color this ​​song.

Once chameleon dressed in brown,
Saw a fly, flying by
Cautious chameleon waits and then
Caught the poor fly by its wing.

And then he glanced at Mr. Lion
Eating ice cream by the dandelions,
Frightened, his little tail curled up
And turned the same green as the leaves of the bushes.

Chameleon, chameleon
Changing colors all the time
Charming and handsome Chameleon
Come​,​ and color this ​​song.

Juliana Parra has produced two CD’s of music for kids in Spanish. She composed and arranged all of the songs. Check them out here!

Thanks for sharing your song Camaleón with us Juliana!

Mama Lisa

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One Response to “Spanish Song about a Chameleon”

  1. AP Says:

    Congrats! Great song!

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