Get ready to shout “¡Sabor!” That’s what people call out in Spanish when they hear great music. Once children sample these playful original songs and beloved family favorites, they’ll want to sing and dance to them again and again (and they’ll be learning Spanish as they do!) This festive new collection of interactive Spanish learning songs puts the emphasis on active, whether it’s making animal noises, playing games, calling out responses, singing, or dancing. Internationally beloved singer-songwriter Jorge Anaya is your musical guide to this fabulous fusion of world music styles, including cumbia, calypso, salsa, and merengue, that keep the Spanish language-learning party going. From “Uno, Dos y Tres” and “Mi Día (My Day)” to “En El Rancho de MacDonald (Old MacDonald)” and “Cuando Sea Grande (When I’m Big)“, each lively song introduces Spanish vocabulary for words and phrases children use every day. A Translation Guide is included, providing an easy reference for parents and teachers who are first-time learners of Spanish. Get ready to be immersed in irresistible rhythms and pulse-pounding beats, and get ready to shout, “¡Sabor!“
About the Artist
Jorge Anaya is an award-winning singer and songwriter, who has delighted audiences of all ages across the United States and Latin America. Jorge Anaya has been performing for children and adults for decades. A native of El Salvador, Jorge Anaya is currently a citizen of the United States residing in the Washington, DC area.
"... there's all sorts of fun to be had here."
Tillywig Toy and Media Awards
"...wonderful and entertaining..."
The Dove Foundation
"... give your child the well-documented benefits of learning a second language, which include larger vocabularies, better problem-solving skills, greater cultural sensitivity, sharper memory, more self-control, and more efficient ability to communicate (along with a whole lot more people to be able to communicate with)."
“… a lively and energetic CD!”
Parents’ Choice Foundation
"To say that our 5 year old loves these songs is an understatement."
"Este CD consta de entretenidas canciones originales y de títulos muy populares, son muy contagiosas, mis nenas las cantan una y otra vez cada que salimos en el auto... son canciones que animan a participar, ya sea reproduciendo ruidos de animales, jugando o respondiendo, cantando o bailando."
Entre Compras y El Hogar
“My children love happy music so much, that they have literally taken control of this CD and listen to it whenever they can.”
Mom’s Thumb Reviews
“I’m happy to say that my hubby and I enjoyed it so much we were actually singing along with the songs, and the kids would pipe in for the choruses.”
The Parent Spot
“¡Fiesta! These songs make kids want to sing and dance. ¡Sabor! is music for learning and celebrating!”
“This is a family affair so just try and keep grandma in the chair. Let’s dance, ¡Sabor!”
“If you didn’t know any better you’d think you were listening to salsa or cumbia written for adult ears.”
We Are Earthformed
“…almost impossible not to dance to!”
Dividing by Zero
“The performances by Jorge Anaya and Didier Prossaird are superb”
The National Parenting Center
“The minute I heard one of the songs, I was hooked.”
“…my 3 year old still asks for it to be played.”
Debbie Jean’s Blog
“…a great way for her to both practice the language and get her groove on.”
"¡SABOR! is a fantastically fun CD geared toward introducing youngsters to Spanish..."