This is sung to the tune of Frere Jacques.

Carlos wrote from Mexico, "There's also 'Martinillo' but this is another version of 'Frere Jacques' that was sung in my kindergarten lol..."

Son las 12 - Mexican Children's Songs - Mexico - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Note: "Vamos a casita" is baby talk for "vamos a casa" = "let's go home".


Here's a link to Martinillo.

Please let us know if you think this video has been taken down by YouTube.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Carlos Arturo Casas Mendoza for contributing this song. Translated by Mama Lisa.

Thanks to Lila for the illustration!