Looking for more music to listen to with your kids? Here are four new children's albums worth checking out:
Hot Peas 'N Butter has released "Put Our Heads Together," which also features kiddie fave Dan Zanes on the bilingual single "Amistad." "Each song we wrote led us toward a theme, which became the enduring nature of friendship and how we all need to look out for one another," band leader Danny Lapidus says. $15.
Jose-Luis Orozco's 16th children's album is the bilingual "Come Bien! Eat Right!" Its songs encourage kids to embrace a healthy diet. $14.98.
For tweens and teens, Disney's "Descendants" soundtrack features the single "Believe," performed and written by 16-year-old Shawn Mendes, and original songs such as "Rotten to the Core," "Evil Like Me," "Good is the New Bad" and others performed by the "Descendants" cast. "Descendants" was a Disney TV movie that aired this summer, about the teenage children of Disney villains; $13.98.
Long Island's own Brady Rymer is featured on the new CD "Smiles Ahead." Rymer's song "Jump Up!" is the first track on the album that features performers from across the country. Other songs are performed by The Pop Ups, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Frances England, Kira Willey and more. $9.99.