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CRAZY STEW

Winner of a 2008 Parents' Choice Approved Award

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1. Crazy Stew listen now
2. The Insectabet listen now
3 It’s Toadally Fantabulous (To Be A Toad)
4. Beasts In The Fields Birds In The Air
5. Babies In My Garden
6. The Ballad Of The Weird Pirate
7. Growin’ Up
8. I Believe In Magic I Believe In Dragons
9. I Am The Artist listen now
10. The Under The Sea Carousel
11. The Snorchestra
12. Puppets For The People
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View three animated songs

The Insectabet
The Ballad Of The Weird Pirate
The Snorchestra

 

Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom, chicka, chicka
Crazy Stew!

It all started one Saturday, when Camilla was just two
And she went out in the yard to find something fun to do
She mixed some mud together with some water and some sand
And she went into the house with her creation in her hand.

Her mother said "What is it? Oh! It looks like quite a mess"
But Camilla had a different thought. She said "I must confess,
It may not be real pretty like a diamond or a pearl
But this is what I made, and I'm a magic little girl!

CHORUS:
It was fantastic, boombastic, totally elastic
Mixed up, mumbled up, cracked and crumbled up
Crazy Stew!
Delicious, nutritious, full of dreams and wishes
Sweet and sour, packed with kid power
Crazy Stew!
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom, chicka, chicka
Crazy Stew!

When Camilla got to first grade, her classmates were in awe
And the principal stood staring with a widely gaping jaw
For Camilla, with some rocks and blocks and just a dab of glue
Launched a combubulated rocket from her pot of Crazy Stew!

CHORUS:

All through her wonderous childhood, Camilla grew into her trade
Until the whole wide world came to see what Camilla made
And her mother, like no other, grew to be her biggest fan
So don't forget Camilla when you're mixing mud with….
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom
Boom, boom, chicka, chicka, boom, boom, chicka, chicka
Crazy Stew!

FULL CHORUS:

 

THE INSECTABET

APHID, BOT FLY. CATERPILLER, DUNGBEETLE
EARWIG IN YOUR EAR,
FIREFLY, GOLIATH BEETLE, HAPPY LITTLE HOPPER
AND AN INCHWORM INCHING NEAR,
JITTERBUG, KILLER BEE, LADYBUG, MOTH
NASTY LITTLE NEEDLE NOSED gNAT,
OH MY GOSH! IT'S AN OSCILLATING ORTHOPTERA
AND A PILLBUG ON MY PRETTY PILLBOX HAT.

YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY LADYBUG!
YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY LADYBUG!

ROLL OUT THE RED CARPET, HERE COMES A QUEEN BEE
RIDING ON A RHINO BEETLE'S BACK
SAKES ALIVE! WATCH THE SILVERFISH JIVE WITH THE TUMBLEBUGS ALL JUMBLED UP IN A STACK
UNDERWING MOTH AND A VICEROY BUTTERFLY
WELCOMING A WOBBLEY WALKINGSTICK
XENOPSYLLADAE; THAT MEANS FLEA FROM FAR AWAY
YELLOWJACKED, ZOOTERMOPSIS AND A
TICK!

YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY LADYBUG!
YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY, YODEL LADY LADYBUG!

SECOND TIME SAME OLD RHYME,
BUT A LITTLE BIT SPEEDIER IN INSECT TIME

REPEAT!

 

IT'S TOADALLY FANABULOUS (TO BE ATOAD)

CHORUS: Oh it's toadly fantabulous to be a toad, be a toad be a toad
Toadly fantabulous to be a toad
Hop, hop, STOP!

I'll hop from my burrow to the wetlands
No matter how long it takes
And I will hop right into the water
Where lots of teeny tiny toadly tadpoles I'll make
Now, while you're in the water, blow some bubbles…

CHORUS:

Oh I was born in the water
But now I live on the land
Versatility's a must, when you're amphibious
So now let's see you jump as high as you can
On the count of three, one, two, three…

CHORUS:

You know when it was winter
I tucked myself away
In a cozy hibernacula
That's what the scientists say
To describe where the sleepy toads lay
Now while you're in your hibernacula
Take a toadly snooze-a-roo…

CHORUS:

Ready for the grand finale?
Hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop
Hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, hop, STOP!

 

BEASTS IN THE FIELDS, BIRDS IN THE AIR

CHORUS: Beasts in the fields, birds in the air
Woods full of wonderous happenings
And the oceans so deep and so vast
Like the keepers of all our imaginings

Imagine you are just like a pine tree
Dressed all in silver and sparkling
When the wind comes it kisses your branches
You wave to the winter sky, darkening

CHORUS:

Imagine you are just like a fire
Burning all golden and flickering

Your tossing mane sparks with the breath of the breeze
And your flame bright and warm never faltering

CHORUS:

imagine you are Grandfather Tortoise
Each step you take is an eon of time
You tread the earth with the wisdom of ages
If you arrive late, well, you know it's just fine with the

CHORUS:

Isn't it fine to be just like a pine tree
Like fire, like Grandfather5 Tortoise so wise
We are all made of the stuff of the stars
When we take a deep breath and we open our eyes to the

CHORUS:

 

BABIES IN MY GARDEN

Babies in my garden early in the spring
The sun is softly shining, wild worms are wriggling
The birds are busy building, mice are making more
Plants playing peek-a-boo, so open up your door

We've been inside all winter, all snug and tucked away
But now. It's time to yawn and stretch and go outside and play

Babies in my garden, Bluets bob their heads
Daffodils do dances in their flowerbeds
Forget-me-nots forget about the winter's icy hold
And Coltsfoot prances prettily on yellow blossoms bold

And we're watching the babies grow, watching the babies grow
Watching the babies grow, watching the babies grow

We'll store out boots in boxes, with the mittens, hats and coats
And greet the gamboling lambies and the baby goats

Babies in my garden, everything is new
From the grass between my toesies that collects the morning dew
To the teeny, tiny spiders, spin their silvery silk
And little moles are getting big from drinking Mom mole's milk

And we're watching the babies grow, watching the babies grow
Watching the babies grow, watching the babies grow

So stay outside all summer, it's a garden variety show
Just find yourself a place to plant and watch those babies grow

Babies in my garden, early in the spring
The sun is softly shining, shining
Hear those babies sing!

 

THE BALLAD OF THE WEIRD PIRATE

CHORUS; With the wind in me tangles and a cod fish in me beard
Gaarrrrr! Being a pirate is wonderful and weird

When I was just a little wee babe, upon me mothers knee
It moved just like a sailing ship upon the salty sea
I learned to love the rhythm of the rocking and the motion
When I became a strapping youth, I set out for the ocean

CHORUS:

I took a berth aboard a ship, 'twas rotten to the core
And just in case you're a bit confused, a "berth's'" a place to snore
(Snore, snore, snore, snore, snore)
They post me in the crow's nest so I wouldn't snore no more

CHORUS:

'Twas on a dark and fearful day, a storm about to blow
It swept me from me crow's nest perch and towards the deck below
The first mate caught be by the beard as I went spinning past
The glue was weak upon my cheek; I was revealed at last

"Well, shiver me timbers, shake me bones", the first mate fairly cried
This pirate is a wooooman, it cannot be denied
Oh yes, I am, and mighty proud, the only thing I feared
No women were allowed aboard, so I glued on the beard

With the wind in me tangles and the rhythm of the sea
Now this ship id co-ed and the captain, well, it's me (she)

With the wind in me tangles, oh, look there's a flounder in me beard
(There's something fishy going on around here)
Gaarrrrr! Being a pirate is wonderful and weird!

 

GROWIN' UP

When I was born I was oh so small
My Mom and Dad looked oh so tall
I drank Mom's milk to build my bones
Now I groove on ice cream cones

Grown' up I'm really glad to be here
Growin' up, I'm really glad to see ya
Growin' up it's wonderful to do
Now I'm growin'up and you are too!

When I was one I learned to move around
My parents had to watch me or I'd be all over town
When I was two I spoke a lot
I said "Yes" to what is
And "NO" to what is not

Growin' up my legs are getting longer
Growin' up my muscles are getting stonger
Growin' up it's wonderful to do
Now I'm growin' up and you are too!

When I was three I had so me friends
We played we fought and we made pretends
I played the cow
And I played the dinosaur
And then we ran around the sprinkler and we played some more

Growin' up my thoughts are getting bigger
Growin' up my body is full of vigor
Growin up it's wonderful to do
Now I'm growin' up and you are too!

Well you never stop growin it just goes on
Even when you're much older like your Ma and Pa
There's always something new to learn and to explore
So when you think you're all done growin' you keep on growin' more

Growin' up It really keeps you hoppin'
Growin' up because it's never stoppin
Growin' up it's wonderful to do
Now I'm growin' up and you are too!

 

I BELIEVE IN MAGIC I BELIEVE IN DRAGONS

When I was young, the grownups always used to tell me
"You've got a big imagination"
They also used to say, "Try not to dream your life away,
'Cause, this is not a vacation"!

And I believed, I believed, I believed in magic
I believed in things I could not see,
I believed in dragons

And as I grew, my imagination grew up to
Creatures and dragons surrounded me
I was a princess, dancing on a castle tower
Or a dark pirate sailing on the briny sea

And I believed, I believed, I believed in magic
I believed in things I could not see,
I believed in dragons

But somewhere along the way, my dreams began to slip away
There were more serious things to be
One time, late at night, as I lay awake
A little tiny dragon started whispering to me
Do you know what he said? He said

Don't you believe, oh don't you believe, don't you believe in magic?
Don't you believe in things you cannot see,
Don't you believe in dragons?

Now I am grown and I have learned so many things
And make believing is something that I was born to do
Now I know that I didn't dream my life away
'Cause I can be here sharing my dreams with you

And I believe, I believe, I believe in magic
I believe in things I cannot see
I believe in dragons
I believe, don't you believe?

 

I AM THE ARTIST

CHORUS:
All the colors of the rainbow at my fingertips
Red, orange, yellow, blue, green, violet, indigo
I'll color this world

I can take a piece of paper. I can take a box of crayons.
I am drawing.
I can make a face a-smiling. I can make a pool of tears,
'Cause I am the artist.

CHORUS:
All the colors of the rainbow at my fingertips
Red, orange, yellow, blue, green, violet, indigo
I'll color this world

I can take a scrap of something. I can take a glob of glue.
I am creating.
I can take what's old and useless, turn it into something new,
'Cause I am the artist.

CHORUS:
All the colors of the rainbow at my fingertips
Red, orange, yellow, blue, green, violet, indigo
I'll color this world

I can take the sound of thunder. I can take the sound of rain.
I am composing.
I can sing it when I'm joyful, sing it when I'm feeling pain,
'Cause I am the artist.

CHORUS:
All the colors of the rainbow at my fingertips
Red, orange, yellow, blue, green, violet, indigo I'll color this world
Red, orange, yellow, blue, green, violet, indigo
I'll color this world

 

THE UNDER THE SEA CAROUSEL

There's a new kind of ride, down under the tide
Won't you please give it a try?
It is run (with finesse) by the proprietress,
Ms. Octavia Von Octopi
If you're feeling blue, every seat has a view over and over again
So, step right on up, grab a suction cup
Come on and give it a spin

There's C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
On the under the sea carousel
It's really a thrill, even if you're a krill
And the saltwater taffy is swell
On the under the sea carousel

There's Fiddler the crab who just wants to blab
On the under the sea carousel
And C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
And the saltwater taffy is swell
On the under the sea carousel

There's Stella starfish who's making a wish
On the under the sea carousel
Fiddler the crab who just wants to blab
And C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
And the saltwater taffy is swell
On the under the sea carousel

There's Mightstrong the mussel who just wants to tussle
On the under the sea carousel
Stella starfish who's making a wish
Fiddler the crab who just wants to blab
And C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
And the saltwater taffy is swell
On the under the sea carousel

There's Barnacle Bob who's kind of a snob
On the under the sea carousel
And Mightstrong the mussel who just wants to tussle
Stella starfish who's making a wish
Fiddler the crab who just wants to blab
And C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
And the saltwater taffy is swell
On the under the sea carousel

There's Julia urchin with spines upon her chin
On the under the sea carousel
Barnacle Bob who's kind of a snob
Mightstrong the mussel who just wants to tussle
Stella starfish who's making a wish
Fiddler the crab who just wants to blab
And C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
And the saltwater taffy is swell on the under the sea carousel

There's Red the snapper busts a rhyme like a rapper
On the under the sea carousel
Julia urchin with spines upon her chin
Barnacle Bob who's kind of a snob
Mightstrong the mussel who just wants to tussle
Stella starfish who's making a wish
Fiddler the crab who just wants to blab
And C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
And the saltwater taffy is swell on the under the sea carousel

Now, Sam sharks on a diet "and I likes it quiet"
On the under the sea carousel
Red the snapper busts rhymes like a rapper
Julia urchin with spines upon her chin
Barnacle Bob who's kind of a snob
Mightstrong the mussel who just wants to tussle
Stella starfish who's making a wish
Fiddler the crab who just wants to blab
And C.C. cucumber who just wants to slumber
And the saltwater taffy is swell on the under the sea carousel

 

THE SNORCHESTRA

When everyone's asleep and they've finished counting sheep
The snorchestra begins to play
It's a different kind of band, something totally unplanned
And you can't hear it during the day

CHORUS;
It goes; honk, honk, honk, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee Yum, yum, yum, GOOOOOOOOO That's what the snorers all say Honk, honk, honk, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee Yum, yum, yum, GOOOOOOOOO When the snorchestra begins to play

When the stars light up the skies you'll hear grumbles, you'll hear sighs
When the snorchestra begins to play
And when the moon is shining bright and everyone is sleeping tight
Every nose tunes up in it's own way

CHORUS;
They go; honk, honk, honk, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee
Yum, yum, yum, GOOOOOOOOO
That's what the snorers all say
Honk, honk, honk, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee
Yum, yum, yum, GOOOOOOOOO
When the snorchestra begins to play

Now, mom's a soprano, so she sings real high
And Dad has a bass-y honk, honk
And sister and brother, they snore to each other
In a staccato honk, snort, chuckle, bee, bee, Ahh

When the night begins to fall, you will hear a wild call (Yahahahhhhh!)
When the snorchestra begins to play
And though you hear cacophony, it's a nocturnal symphony
And were sorry, there's no matinee

CHORUS:
There's just; honk, honk, honk, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee
Yum, yum, yum, GOOOOOOOOO
That's what the snorers all say
Honk, honk, honk, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee, bee
Yum, yum, yum, GOOOOOOOOO
When the snorchestra begins to play
When the snorchestra begins to play
(ZzzzzzZzzzzzZzzzzz)

 

PUPPETS FOR THE PEOPLE

We're puppets, puppets for the people
Puppets, and we're climbing up the steeple
Puppets, you know we're getting way down
Puppets! Puppets! All over town

Little Miss Muffet, she sat on her tuffet she was eating her curds and whey Well, along came a spider, who sat down beside her But he didn't frighten her away "Yo, Muffet, I'm a puppet!"

CHORUS:
Puppets for the people Puppets, and we're climbing up the steeple Puppets, you know we're getting way down Puppets! Puppets! All over town

Rub-a-dub-dub, three men in a tub
And who do you think that they be
Well, there's the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker
But, who the heck is he?
"Yo, men, I'm a puppet!"

CHORUS:

Now it's time to repeat after me
Just listen to what I say and say it after me:
We're strong and healthy
We're feeling fine
Just like the sun
We're gonna shine, like puppets

CHORUS:

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
All the Kings horses and all the Kings men
Had fun putting Humpty back together again
You know why. Why? I'll tell you why
'Cause he's a puppet

CHORUS:

 

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