The coolest kids’ albums of the year: Editors Best of 2012

Whether your family wants to get the party started with some kid-hop beats or needs to settle down to some gentle folk tunes, our top kids’ music picks of 2012 has a little something for every mood. And, you’ll find great musical options for the youngest babes all the way up to the ficklest of tweens. -Christina

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Best kids' music of 2012: Can You Canoe?

1. Can You Canoe? by The Okee Dokee Brothers

Best kids' music of 2012: Recess Monkey In Tents

2. In Tents by Recess Monkey

Best kids' music of 2012: Make Believers

3. Make Believers by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

Best kids' music of 2012: Radio Jungle

4. Radio Jungle by The Pop-Ups

Best kids' music of 2012: Tumble Bee

5. Tumble Bee by Laura Veirs

Best kids' music of 2012: Year in the Day

6. Year in the Day by Gustafer Yellowgold

Best kids' music of 2012: All on a Sunday Afternoon

7. All on a Sunday Afternoon by Sugar Free Allstars

Best kids' music of 2012: Science Fair

8. Science Fair Various Artists

Best kids' music of 2012: Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well

9. Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well by Jennifer Gasoi

Best kids' music of 2012: Hot Dog!

10. Hot Dog! by Caspar Babypants

Cool Mom Picks - Pick of the Year 2012Our top 10 list was submitted to the Fids and Kamily top kids’ CD releases for 2012. Since their ballot period runs from November 1, 2011-October 31, 2012, not every CD on this list was released in this calendar year. For even more of the best kids’ music, please search our archives.

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