Thursday, February 2, 2017

My Heart is Like a Zoo

Valentine's Day is coming. I adapted some images from Michael Hall's "My Heart is Like a Zoo" and added actions for use at my toddler storytime.

Sometimes my heart wants to clap like a seal.

Sometimes my heart wants to hop like a bunny.

Sometimes my heart wants to jump like a frog.

Sometimes my heart wants to roar like a lion.

Sometimes my heart wants to ask "Whoo?" like an owl.

 Sometimes my heart wants to fly like a bluejay.

What does your heart want to do?

Some people get super-stressed about Valentine's day and the societal pressure to be in a happy heteronormative relationship, showered with candy and fancy things.

Not me!

I decided long ago, never to walk in anyone's shadow. If I fail, if I succeed, at least I'll live as I believe. No matter what they take from me, they can't take away my dignity. Because the greatest love of all is happening to me. I found the greatest love of all, inside of me. The greatest love of all is easy to achieve...Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all.

Don't forget Singles Awareness Day!

Big thanks to Kelly from Ms. Kelly at the Library for hosting this week's:


  1. Oh, Whitney. Crack is whack.

  2. This is my favorite Whitney Houston/theme from Shaft/Doctor Who mashup: