Twinkle twinkle little star in Spanish is a wonderful song to sing to children learning Spanish.

There are several versions of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in Spanish. Children love this familiar song, and both versions use basic vocabulary and structures. Choose the version that most appeals to you and sing with your child! If you are learning Spanish with your child, you can search Estrellita donde estás on You Tube and listen to many versions. That is good way to hear the correct pronunciation. Here are the words and a literal translation for two common versions of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in Spanish.

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Version 1 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in Spanish

Estrellita, ¿dónde estás?
Quiero verte cintilar
en el cielo, sobre el mar.
Un diamante de verdad.
Estrellita, ¿dónde estás?
Quiero verte cintilar.

Literal translation:
Little star, where are you?
I want to see you shine
in the sky, over the sea;
a real diamond.
Little star, where are you?

I want to see you shine.

Version 2 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in Spanish

Estrellita, ¿dónde estas?
Quiero verte a ti brillar.
Esta noche allí estarás.
Cual diamante brillarás
Estrellita, ¿dónde estas?
Quiero verte a ti brillar.

Es muy tarde. El sol se va.
Ya la noche llegará.
Ven aquí a iluminar.
Brilla, brilla sin parar.
Estrellita, ¿dónde estas?
Quiero verte a ti brillar

Literal translation:
Little star, where are you?
I want to see you shine.
Tonight you will be there,
Like a diamond you will shine.
Little star, where are you?
I want to see you shine.

It’s very late. The sun is leaving.
Soon the night will arrive.
Come here to shine,
shine, shine without stopping.
Little star, where are you?
I want to see you shine.

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