Aserrín, aserrán - Mexican Children's Songs - Mexico - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


This song is based on a poem by Columbian poet Jose Asuncion Silva (1865 - 1896) called "Los maderos de San Juan".

Game Instructions

The child "rides" on the adult's knees and the adult holds the child's hands and makes a push and pull saw movement.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Carlos Arturo Casas Mendoza for contributing this song. Translated by Lisa Yannucci. Thanks to Lila for the illustration!

¡Muchas gracias!