Criss Cross Mangosauce is an edutainment company founded in 2007 to foster children’s love for languages, cultures and performing arts. Criss Cross Mangosauce offers bilingual (English/Spanish) programs and products for libraries, schools and families interested in raising bilingual and globally minded children: Bilingual CDs and books; educational performances; workshops and on-line resources.

The concept was created by Irania Patterson (Children’s author, Storyteller and Educator) and Ana Lucia Divins (Singer-Songwriter and Multicultural Marketer).  Inspired by their own experience of raising bilingual children and working with bilingual audiences for many years, these Latina moms, performing artists and educators share with others their Hispanic heritage and Spanish language in a bilingual, fun and educational way.


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27 Nov 2013

Criss Cross Mangosauce Featured in WSOCTV – Channel 9

As part of the Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 celebration, the work of Criss Cross Mangosauce was featured by the Charlotte local TV Channel WSOCTV Channel 9. Take a minute to watch the video clip!  

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18 Jan 2013

Best Kept Secret – WBTV: Teaching kids a second language

Criss Cross Mangosauce was featured in the WBTV segment “Best Kept Secret”. Click here to read the original story from WBTV. 

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8 Dec 2012

Learning Spanish: Song – “With my Little Finger”

In this video we will show you how to use one of our newest original songs “With my Little Finger” to introduce body parts in Spanish using this fun tune! Target Words: – With my little finger I say “yes”: Con mi dedito digo “sí” - With my little finger I say “no”: Con mi dedito [...]

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6 Nov 2012

6 Nov 2012

6 Nov 2012

A Day of Music and Meaningful Connections

By: Ana Lucia Divins                         Photo Courtesy: Alexandra Vilchez As an artist, I believe that if I am able to impact positively at least one person of my audience every time I perform, then my job is done. Last week, I had the opportunity [...]

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5 Nov 2012

No Estamos Solos

Por: Montserrat Ferragut Nacen nuestros hijos y de pronto no estamos solos. Hay un Ser que nos busca para que seamos su guía. Especialmente al inicio somos su sistema de navegación. Ya sea que lo tengas consciente o no, tus hijos aprenden de tu ejemplo constantemente. Aquí veo dos avenidas principales, siempre puede haber más [...]

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