Our Favorite Kids Music!Danielle
My toddler loves music — Does yours?
In our house it could be anything from totally inappropriate songs they he may catch us listening to, all the way to the Cars soundtrack. Which I can hang with because some of the kids music today isn’t all that bad.
It is a long way from Raffi like when I was a kid. Hold on a second here… moms — you guys remember Raffi? Down by the bay… where the watermelons grow… You know… that guy?
Well if I had to have another decade of that I would probably shoot myself! Thanks but no thanks!
Back to my point!
Kids songs today are actually cool and heck some of them are even performed by the coolest rock groups some of us have ever loved, like They Might Be Giants!
I wanted to share the albums we listen to and love in our house, maybe it will inspire some of you guys to crawl out of your horrible kids cd collection and up into the world of tolerable kids tunes?
They Might Be Giants : No! 1 of 9How can you be a parent and not love They Might Be Giants.
I absolutely LOVE this CD and we were lucky enough to see them live when our toddler was just a few weeks old.
Our oldest who was a toddler then LOVED it!
I highly recommend this one!
Click Here to Buy They Might Be Giants, NO!
Juice Box Hereos 2 of 9Anything by the Juice Box Heroes is awesome for kids!
I originally found them on Zulily one time, and bought the box set of their two CD's.
The kids in my toddlers class at school loves them!
They are all child friendly remakes of classic songs we know and love!
Click Here to Buy Juice Box Heroes
Cars Soundtrack 3 of 9If you are looking for something fun and upbeat that may not necessarily sound like it belongs on a children's cd...
The Cars soundtrack is the way to go!
At least I know I love it!
Click Here to Buy The Cars Soundtrack
The Best of The Laurie Berkner Band 4 of 9I LOVE LAURIE BERKNER!
I know I am such a dork, but I actually can listen to this one even when the kids aren't in the car with me!
Click Here to Buy The Best of The Laurie Berkner Band
The Johnny Cash Kids Album 5 of 9Bet you didn't know our favorite man in black actually made a kids album!
Believe me, I was just as shocked when I found it!
I am all about exposing my kids to all different kinds of music, so this was perfect, plus I love Johnny Cash!
Click Here to Buy The Johnny Cash Kids Album!
Here Come the 123’s by They Might Be Giants 6 of 9I swear They Might Be Giants makes the best kids music.
This is another one I could totally listen to when the kids aren't even around.
They are catchy and rockin' so half the time you don't even think you are listening to kids music!
Click Here to Buy Here Come the 123's
Here Comes Science by They Might Be Giants 7 of 9I swear this is my last They Might Be Giants CD I am going to include!
Wait a minute... I think I listed all the kids CD's they actually make!
I promise though... they are ALL worth it!
Click Here to Buy Here Comes Science
The Green Album: Muppets 8 of 9A muppets compilation of songs by all of your favorite artists.
I mean who doesn't want to hear Weezer performing The Rainbow Connection?
Or OK Go remixing the Muppet's theme?
Click Here to Buy The Green Album
Disney Pixar’s Greatest Hits 9 of 9This one is another favorite of mine!
I am a sucker for a good Pixar movie, and they always have the best, and most inspiring songs!
I don't think I could live without my Monsters Inc. tunes!
Click Here to Buy Disney Pixar's Greatest Hits
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