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German Children's Song/ Deutsches Kinderlied/ Cancion Alemana Infantil



This is a little German children's song that I learned while I was in Germany.  I have made one simple change to it.  I thought to post this after reading my last song that I posted in Spanish, since it is basically the same song, but the German version.  It too, is to the tune of TEN LITTLE INDIANS.  The original German version, says eins, zwei, drei kleine Negerlein.  I have switched out Negerlein, since I find it  a bit offensive  and archaic.  Plus, it suits me better to switch up the song to reflect the moment.  You can basically substitute any number of words there, I usually do animals, as I did with the Spanish version.  This might also be a good way to go through learning a slew of animals with young children.  When you are out and about and see an animal, it would provide a very natural way of spontaneously learning language.

Here is a base version, using little ducks:

Eins, zwei, drei kleine Entchen
vier, funf, sechs kleine Entchen
sieben, acht, neun kleine Entchen
Zehn Entchen im Wasser/ im Teich/ im See

You can switch out ducks for geese, swans, fish, etc... and that would make a nice little song for a trip to the lakeshore. 

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Cancion Alemana Para Ninos

Aqui esta un pequeno cancion para ninos que aprendi mientras estuve viviendo en alemania.  Hice un pequeno cambio para hacerlo mas al nivel de lo que es correcto y incorrecto en ese epoca, porque el original habla de negritos, y eso no suena con muchas personas.  Se puede utilizar cualquier animalito en vez de tal palabra y di el ejemplo de los patitos, ya que la ultima cancion en espanol que puse aqui en el blog era la misma, pero la version en espanol.  

Eso sera una buena manera, y de forma espontanea y natural, aprender los nombres de muchos animales, y todo mientras uno esta de visita al lago. La version basica esta arriba, y se puede cambiar las ultimas palabras como en el ejemplo: (Entchen - patito, por pez o gansos, etc...)




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