20 Spanish Number Songs for Kids of Every Age
Get ready to dance and sing to the rhythm of Spanish number songs!
Music is a fantastic resource for reinforcing language learning for kids of all ages. Using a Spanish number song to support your child’s Spanish learning is worth your while. Plus, many free Spanish number song resources are available online.
Spanish number songs are a resourceful and efficient tool for teaching vocabulary that incorporate music, movement, and hands-on learning. Keep reading to access a helpful curated list of Spanish number songs for kids of every age!
20 Spectacular Spanish Number Songs for Kids
Using songs for Spanish learning makes numbers and math memorable and amusing, all while hearing and practicing correct Spanish pronunciation.
I’ve selected 20 of the best Spanish number songs for kids I could find and organized them by age group—check them out!
Spanish Number Songs for Preschoolers
1. Vamos a Contar (Let’s Count)
This simple Spanish number song is ideal for teaching or reviewing how to count from 1 to 10. It’s an easy sing-along that uses the vamos a (“we will”) + infinitive structure. It’ll be a hit with preschoolers.
2. Contar hasta 20 con el mono Salomón (Count to 20 with Solomon the Monkey)
This Spanish number song tells the story of Salomón, a monkey trying to get coconuts from a tall palm tree. Salomón’s friends build him a ladder with veinte escalones (“twenty steps”) to help him in his mission. Preschoolers practice counting from 1 to 20 in Spanish while also learning a story of teamwork between friends.
3. Sumando los números del uno al diez (Adding Numbers 1 to 10)
This short Spanish number song teaches students the art of sumando (“adding”) numbers 1 to 10. It reinforces counting in Spanish and introduces students to simple math operations like sumas (sums).
4.Cinco monitos (Five Little Monkeys)
Cinco monitos is a classic Spanish number song! It’s great for introducing your preschool students to counting from one to five and subtraction following a catchy beat that allows them to sing, jump, and dance while learning.
5. Diez en la cama (Ten in bed)
Diez en la cama tells the story of ten ositos (little bears) sleeping in the same bed. It teaches basic subtraction from numbers 10 to 0 as each of the bears start rolling off the bed.
6. ¿Cuántos dedos? (How Many Fingers?)
This simple Spanish number song is great for strengthening knowledge of numbers del uno al diez (one to ten) because it constantly repeats them and asks kids to identify them according to the number of fingers you have in your hand or feet. Use this song to ask them questions and to evaluate their memory skills.
Spanish Number Songs for Elementary Students
7. Las figuras geométricas (Geometric Shapes)
Teach your students all about geometry and shapes with this Spanish number song. It describes geometric shapes and how to identify them.
8. Dos y dos son cuatro (2 plus 2 is 4)
This is a classical Spanish song for teaching numbers to children. Not only does it teach the concept of addition in a fun and endearing way, but it also introduces other Spanish vocabulary like the days of the week and rhymes.
9. Pares e impares (Odds and Evens)
Use this Spanish number song to teach your students the difference between odd and even numbers. This ukulele melody is catchy and reinforces this concept in Spanish in an amusing way.
10. Saltar la cuerda (Jump the Rope)
¿Cuántas veces puedes saltar la cuerda? (How many times can you jump the rope?) is a question that resonates in this Spanish number song with endless possibilities. Grab a jump rope and count from 1 to 20 in Spanish.
Keep going for as long as your students can jump. It encourages a bit of healthy competition and physical activity. Make it extra exciting by adding prizes.
11. Los números del uno al cien (Numbers 1 to 100)
Teach beginner Spanish learners how to count de uno a cien (from 1 to 100) with this Spanish number song. It enables them to count one by one and prepares them to recognize these numbers in mathematical operations involving subtraction, addition, multiplication, and division.
12. Cuenta de cinco en cinco (Count By Five)
Multiples of five are a simple mathematical subject and this short, catchy tune is ideal for reinforcing it and preparing them for the multiplication table of five.
13. Pares y nones (Evens and odds)
This quintessential Mexican song is also a popular Spanish number games. It’s frequently used in schools and requires a group of students who make a circle and walk around singing the song. The leader calls out a number in Spanish and students have to form groups with that amount of people. It requires students to think fast and is ideal for improving their knowledge of Spanish numbers and differentiating even and odd numbers.
Learn more fun and exciting games in our blog post about Spanish number games for kids who love math!
Spanish Number Songs for Middle and High School Students
14. Números del diez al mil (Numbers 10 to 1,000)
Teach older students how to count de diez a mil (from 10 to 1,000) using only multiplos de diez (multiples of ten). This song reinforces counting in Spanish and basic multiplication operations.
15. Tablas de multiplicar (Multiplication Tables)
This fast-paced compilation of songs teaches advanced or intermediate Spanish students the multiplication tables in Spanish from numbers 2 to 12. Since it’s a long topic and incorporates plenty of vocabulary, it’s ideal for intermediate to advanced Spanish students.
16. La canción de las fracciones (Fraction Song)
Who says fractions are boring? This acoustic jam is ideal for teaching the concept of fractions in Spanish to advanced students. It’s catchy and simple to understand.
17. Los números decimales (Decimals)
Use this Spanish number song full of rhymes and vocabulary related to decimals. It covers the concepts of décima (tenth), centésima (hundredth), and milésima (thousandth) in a catchy and memorable way.
18. Las Matemágicas (Magic Math)
This song was created by the Guatemalan education authorities and is a great resource for explaining the concept of math and multiple uses for numbers in Spanish in daily life. From finding addresses to solving problems, this short song is a good way of motivating your students who possess advanced knowledge of Spanish vocabulary.
19. Rap de las fracciones (Rap about fractions)
Teach this song to advanced Spanish students who are able to understand fast-paced Spanish rhymes and verses. It has a great beat and is easy to memorize as a go-to resource for remembering fractions in Spanish.
Compliment your lesson with our blog post on Spanish sums, substractions, fractions.
20. Rap de Matemáticas (Math rap)
This lengthy rap is only for those who have a trained ear and advanced knowledge of numbers in Spanish. It provides students with plenty of math and number related concepts and vocabulary. From talking about fractions, square roots, to exponential numbers. It’s not an easy song to learn, but it will certainly present a fun and entertaining challenge to your students.
Sing Number Songs and Practice Your Spanish
Listen to these Spanish number songs, and you’ll feel equipped to teach students of any age about numbers and math. Songs are a great resource for learning Spanish, but getting out there and engaging in real conversations is the key. If you’d like to improve your Spanish abilities you can sign up for a free trial class with our certified, native-Spanish-speaking teachers from Guatemala.
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