This is the version of this song from Texas and New Mexico. It's originally from Spain and spread all over the Spanish speaking world.


You can listen to this song here.

Game Instructions

First Way: The children stand in a circle with one in the middle who acts as the messenger. At th end a girl is chosen to go in the middle to swap roles with the messenger.

Second Way: The children stand in a line with one kid facing them acting as the messenger. The messenger walks forward and backward while singing, the lines does the same when it's their turn to speak. A girl is chosen at the end and she joins the messenger and the game starts again with two messengers instead of one.