Aligns with ITERS
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An entertaining and educational musical safari to the continent of Africa, this album is filled with great songs by artists from Senegal to South Africa. Children, families, and educators can explore the rich cultural landscape of Africa through the upbeat rhythms and appealing melodies presented on African Playground. The album features informative liner notes, a music glossary, and full-color photographs. Awards: 2004 ALA/ALSC Notable Recordings for Children Award; 2003 Parents’ Choice Gold Award; "DiscoverySchool.com" 5-star Award of Excellence; NAPPA Gold Award 2003. Birth+
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ITERS-R: Music and movement 5.3 - In addition to singing, staff provide other music experience daily (Ex. tape or CD used; guitar played for children; music used for nap or dancing).
ITERS-R: Music and movement 7.2 - Various types of music are used with children (ex. classical and popular; music characteristic of different cultures; songs sung in different languages).
ITERS-R: Promoting acceptance of diversity 3.1 - At least 3 examples of racial or cultural diversity observed in materials (Ex. multiracial or multicultural dolls, books, pictures; music tapes or CDs from several cultures; in bilingual areas some materials accessible in children's primary language).
ECERS-R: Music/movement 5.2 - Various types of music are used with the children (Ex. classical and popular music; music characteristic of different cultures; some songs sung in different languages).
ECERS-R: Promoting acceptance of diversity 3.1 - Some racial and cultural diversity visible in materials (Ex. multi-racial or multi-cultural dolls, books, or bulletin board pictures, music tapes from many cultures; in bilingual areas some materials accessible in children's primary language).