The Teeny Tiny Boat/El Barquito Chiquitito: Read, Sing, and Color!

The Teeny Tiny Boat/El Barquito Chiquitito: Read, Sing, and Color!

About This Activity

Look on with the lyrics and sing along to this classic nursery rhyme in English and Spanish.

Ages: 2+
Materials: Printed activity sheets; pencils; crayons or colored pencils

1. Print out activity sheet. If you don’t have a printer, you can look at the lyrics on your computer.
2. Read and sing along to “The Teeny Tiny Boat / El Barquito Chiquitito” in English and Spanish.
3. Try your superpower! Get creative and make paper boats, experiment with different kinds of materials to see which ones float and which sink.

How Your Kid Benefits

This activity stimulates right brain activity, helping to commit new words to memory through movement, singing and dance.

Bonus Benefit!

Research has found that bilingual people literally see the world differently. Those who regularly speak a second language perceive differences in color variations that are not recognized by monolinguals.

Note to Grown-Ups

Help your child out with the lyrics as you sing this song, for help with pronunciation, have them listen listen to song in Music section of the Canticos App.

Activity Sheet

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