Putumayo Kids is committed to providing culturally authentic music for children with an upbeat, melodic sound. Putumayo invites children of all ages on a fun and educational musical journey through Latin America with this collection of upbeat songs by well-known artists from Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and more. Latin Playground is a wonderful way to discover the richness and beauty of Latin American music and culture. With songs selected to appeal to a wide variety of listeners, this is a musical fiesta for all ages! New and improved, this re-release features 5 new songs. Awards: 2003 Notable Recordings for Children Award; 2002 Parents' Choice Approved Award; 2002 National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA); 2002 Discovery School.com Award of Excellence. Birth+
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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).