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Putumayo Kids “Latin Dreamland” {Giveaway}

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Putumayo Kids Latin Dreamland is a musical journey through Latin America–from Mexico’s “Cucurrucucú Paloma” to Brazil’s “Noite de Lembrar.” Latin Dreamland enables parents to infuse culturally tasteful music to children during nap time or right before bedtime. The disc is comprised of ten lullabies interpreted by a collage of Latin American artists. It’s hard to choose a favorite from the rich arrangement of songs. Luis Salinas bolero, “Un Vals,” is the perfect Argentinian embodiment of childhood dreamland. Maruca’s, “Canción de Cuna” andRead More ...

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Bilingual Kids

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Welcome to our 2012 holiday – and any day, really! – gift guide created just with bilingual and bicultural kids in mind! For years we’ve been collecting the best “Finds” out there that acknowledge our need for well-done, creative and just plain fabulous cositas that celebrate the Spanish language and/or our culture. We’ve got you covered on books, music, toys, games, clothes, accessories and many other unique gifts for your loved ones. There are so many more we could addRead More ...

Putumayo Kids World Sing-Along CD {Giveaway}

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We’ve already shared many of our favorite Putumayo World Music CD’s with you. We love that they focus on introducing children to other cultures, and they are a blast to dance and sing along to! Putumayo just released the World Sing-Along CD that features family-friendly jams from around the world. There are a lot of catchy songs to enjoy including two Spanish songs by artist Jorge Anaya who sings a cumbia version of “La Cucaracha,” and Jose Conde and Ola Fresca whoRead More ...

Bilingual Songs and a Caribbean Fiesta For Kids {Giveaway}

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I’m always hunting for that children’s music CD—I’d be willing to bet we all are.  The one that’s entertaining, doesn’t grate on the nerves, the one we parents can play over and over at home or in the car and not just tolerate but actually enjoy. Those albums are kind of rare, and I find that children’s music in Spanish is often especially screechy.  So I was pleased when I received two CDs by José González and Banda Criolla toRead More ...

Putumayo Kids Instrumental Dreamland CD {Giveaway}

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Putumayo world music CD’s seem to capture, in my opinion, the best a genre of music has to offer and the Instrumental Dreamland CD is by no means an exception. One of the features I love about Putumayo’s music is that they also seem to cover several international musicians in one CD. Whether the soothing tunes help your little one get to sleep or if it’s music from the children’s Brazilian Playground which gets my bebita bobbing her head fromRead More ...

Putumayo Kids: Coloring Books and Sticker Collection {Giveaway}

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Great news from Putumayo Kids: they’ve expanded their children’s music line to include Africa, Europe and Latin America coloring books and sticker collections as part of their new World Culture books. And you’re going to love them! I’ve always liked what Putumayo already does in terms of music, so I was pretty curious to see their new products in the publishing arena. I was not disappointed at all. We got the Latin America sticker collection which is a hardcover “book”Read More ...

Putumayo Latin Beat {Giveaway}

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It’s here! Take a tour around the world with Putumayo’s new Latin Beat album. This album features latin music that ranges from Salsa and R&B to Latin Pop; by artists based anywhere from the US, Cuba, and Colombia, to even New Zealand. In other words, it brings a variety of musical cultures together for a good time. Some of the artists that this album features are Moneda Dura adding the voice of Buena Vista Social Club legend Ibrahim Ferrer, Colombian’s Jontre and Mariposa Solar,Read More ...

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