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African Playground

African Playground

An entertaining and educational musical expedition to Africa for children and families

Putumayo Kids say

Putumayo's award-winning Playground series of world music CDs for children travels to Africa, a continent that is exuberantly rich in music and culture. African Playground is filled with great songs by artists from Senegal to South Africa, including a previously unreleased track by world music superstar Angelique Kidjo. Children and their families will love the upbeat rhythms and appealing melodies on this musical tour. Parents and educators will appreciate the accessibly presented cultural information and musical fun facts.

African Playground includes entertaining and informative multi-lingual liner notes, song lyrics, cultural information, a music glossary and colorful illustrations.

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

We say

We love this CD!  It is almost impossible for toes not to get tapping, heads nodding as the rhythms of Africa begin.  Our personal favourite is 'Battu'.  Close your eyes and feel the heat

 

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