kelli caldwell single cover


 

Lullabies for Kids and Babies cover artwork - Kelli Welli


New Release—Editor's Pick on CD Baby!


"LOVE"
Songs for Kids and the People who Love Them.

Produced and masterfully played by
Tim Uecker and Gabe Johnston. Featuring great kids, Torin, Myra, and Brynn Gastich, and my dad, Will Caldwell!

Find it on CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, YouTube and in local Portland stores!
listen & sing along...
 

Lyrics & Chords: Got So Much Love for You | Little Ray of Sunshine | The Ooh La La Song | Tacos, Bananas, and Toy Boats | I'm in Love with You | Then You Will Run Free | Turtlurtlurtle | Froggie on My Windowsill | Hello, I Am a Monkey | Cooking Up Some Happiness | Springtime Dance | La Lullaby | Oh Baby Oh Baby Oh | Just Snuggle In | Baby Grace | A Sleepy Song | 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime

 

'Tacos, Bananas, and Toy Boats" - Lyrics and Chords

 

"Tacos, Bananas, and Toy Boats" was one of the first songs I ever wrote, years and years before I had kids, when I was just figuring out that songwriting was something I loved to do. What a nice surprise to have the Gastich kids show up on the day of recording to be a part of this song! I hope you enjoy these songs and feel the love and inspiration that's gone into them.

 

Lyrics | Chords - Printable PDF


Tacos, bananas, and toy boats
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats—
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

I love tacos
Cause they’re so good
I’d eat a million of ‘em
If I could
I love tacos
Cause they’re so good
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

I love bananas
Cause they go “squish!”
And I like ‘em cut up
An my ice cream dish
I love bananas
Cause they go “squish!”
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

I love toy boats
Cause they can float
I like to set ‘em floating
In my sandcastle moat
I love toy boats
Cause they can float
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

CHORUS:
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats—
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

MODULATE:
Puppy dogs, rainbows, and rocket ships
Puppy dogs, rainbows, and rocket ships
Puppy dogs, rainbows, and rocket ships
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

I love puppies
Cause they’re so wiggly
I watch 'em chase their tails
And it makes me giggly
I love puppies
Cause they’re so wiggly
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

I love rainbows
Cause they paint the sky
Mix the sun with the rain
What do you get? Oh my!
I love rainbows
Cause they paint the sky
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

I love rockets
Cause they shoot up in the air like this: fshhhhheeeeeeewwww------!
You can take ‘em to the moon
Or just about anywhere
I love rockets
Cause they shoot up in the air like this: fshhhhheeeeeeewwww------!
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

Bridge:
Now you can change this song
To say anything you want
Just think of what you like
Think of what you love
Figure out the reason
And you find the words to rhyme
It’ll take a little practice
Gonna take a little time
But I believe in you - yes I do
Maybe writing a song
Is something you’ll love too

CHORUS:
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats
Tacos, bananas, and toy boats—
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love
These are things that I love—
These are things that I love

 

These are things that I love—---
These are things that I--- love

 

 

 

good stuff

TED Talk: "How Singing Together Changes the Brain" - Tania de Jong

Tania de Jong AM makes the case that people singing together can change the brain. Pushing the idea that creativity is the strategic tool of the 21st century, she says how our voices have been silenced and that it's not doing us any good. She explains how singing is a survival mechanism, how it makes our hearts beat together and can help heal strokes and depression.

 

 
 

With singing, and the potential she believes it has, Tania dedicates herself to enhancing and promoting ingenuity and founded Creativity Australia and Creative Universe to do so. As a leading Australian soprano and through 'With One Voice', Tania works with disadvantaged communities. In 2008 she was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for services to the arts and for the establishment and development of arts enrichment programs for schools and communities.

 

 

i like...

these books a lot:

 

A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long


Hiccupotamus by Aaron Zenz

 

I Am Lucille Ball by Brad Meltzer

 

Mustache Baby by Bridget Heos, illustrated by Joy Ang

 

and more...

i like...

  • these CDs a lot:

    World of Dreams - Charlie Hope

Elizabeth Mitchell You Are My Sunshine

 

Bare Naked Ladies Snack Time CD


Putamayo Dreamland CD

 

They Might Be Giants ABCs

 

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