Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Playlist: “With Love From CoachArt”

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Happy Valentine’s Day from CoachArt!

We love our community of families, volunteers, supporters, and donors. To help you celebrate V-Day this year, we created a family-friendly Valentine’s Day playlist especially for YOU! To bring you the best songs, members of the CoachArt staff each chose a favorite song or a song that had a personal meaning for them to create our playlist. We call it “With Love from CoachArt”, and we hope it brings you smiles this Valentine’s Day!

From our CoachArt family to yours…Happy Valentine’s Day! Listen here.   

Your Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Playlist

Family-Friendly Valentine's Day List: "With Love from CoachArt"

Our family-friendly Valentine’s Day playlist includes songs that everyone can enjoy.

Our song choices:

1. Our House – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

2. Parentheses – The Blow

3. Soul Love – 2012 Remaster – David Bowie

4. Higher Love – Steve Winwood

5. Fly Me to the Moon (In Other Words) – Frank Sinatra, Count Basie

6. Baby It’s You – The Shirelles

7. Groove is in the Heart – Deee-Lite

8. Happy – from “Despicable Me 2” – Pharrell Williams

9. Love is an Open Door- from “Frozen” – Kristen Bell, Santino Fontana

10. Best Friend – Sophi Tukker, NERVO, The Knocks, Alisa Ueno

11. All I Want – Joni Mitchell

12. Secret Heart – Feist

13. I Was Made for You – She & Him

14. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green

15. Silver Lining – Rilo Kiley

16. A Sunday Kind of Love – Etta James

17. You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

18. I’ve Just Seen a House (Remastered 2009) – The Beatles

19. Can You Feel the Love Tonight – “The Lion King” Soundtrack

20. Love – Remastered 2010 – John Lennon

21. You Send Me – Sam Cooke

22. Time After Time – Iron & Wine

23. That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding

24. The Very Thought of You – Billie Holiday

Thank you to our CoachArt staff for choosing their favorite songs to jam to this Valentine’s Day. Have a song to add? We’d love to listen to it! Let us know your favorite family-friendly love song in the comments below.

Bonus! Valentine’s Day Art Activity for Kids: Paint a heart with Coach Erick

Looking for a Valentine’s Day art project for kids? In our Facebook Live Art Tutorial last week, Coach Erick taught kids how to paint a heart in the clouds for Valentine’s Day. With step-by-step instruction from Coach Erick, kids can recreate the painting. No experience necessary, just the desire to have fun!

Click here to watch on our Facebook Page.

Suggested Materials:
  • 1 Canvas Panel: we use 11×14 size, but any size works. (Substitute: cardstock/letter paper)
  • 2 Paintbrushes: one round and one flat (Substitute: Any paintbrushes you have.)
  • Acrylic Paint: Blue, red, and white (Substitute: Any colors you have. Watercolors work too!)
  • Paint Palette: Paper Plate or Recycled Cardboard
  • Disposable Water Cup
  • Apron or clothes you don’t mind getting dirty

Here’s what our community had to say:

“These will make a perfect Valentine’s Day gift!”    

“Perfect for Valentine’s Day”

“I always appreciate the breakdown of the steps. ? It really makes it easy.”

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