Oct 17

17 French shows for kids on Netflix

We recently jumped back on the Netflix bandwagon.  I had cancelled our account last summer because we just found we weren’t using it.  We get regular TV by antenna and my husband set up a Digital Video Recorder using an … Continue reading

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Oct 10

Fun family movie: Homeward Bound The Incredible Journey (L’Incroyable Voyage)

I hadn’t planned on posting today because it’s Thanksgiving where I live, but we just finished watching a really fun movie on the weekend.  It’s called Homeward Bound – The Incredible Journey.  I found it on DVD at the library … Continue reading

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Sep 26

French resources for learning about apples (activités d’apprentissage – les pommes)

Fall is a great time to learn about apples and apple vocabulary in French.  Here are a few resources to help you with that. Paper apple relay Last year at this time, we did a paper apple relay race with … Continue reading

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Sep 19

Getting back into French in the fall

I’m guessing we aren’t the only family who’s struggling to get back into the fall routine, so I thought I’d share a few things from our week as we make the transition.   I’m so grateful that only two of the … Continue reading

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Sep 12

Easy-to-use French art resources (ressources d’art en français)

Hurray for French art resources!  One of the ways that we incorporate more French into our week is by combining it with other subjects.  Art is a fun one for this because it’s very hands-on, which is great for vocabulary … Continue reading

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Aug 29

Five French shows for kids on Youtube (ages 4-13)

These five French shows for kids on Youtube have been favourites in our house over the last few years.  As with any show, please preview it before your kids watch, especially if they’ve never seen it before. I just recently … Continue reading

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Aug 22

Giveaway: Online French classes from Bon Voyage France (2 prizes)

Bon Voyage France has generously offered to give away not just one, but two great prizes! First prize = a full 10-week session of live online classes ($138 USD value) Second prize = $50USD credit to use towards the purchase … Continue reading

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Aug 17

How to teach your kids to cook healthy food the easy way with Kids Cook Real Food eCourse

A few years ago, one of my friend’s sons called her from his university dorm because he didn’t know how to boil an egg.  When she got off the phone with him, she repeated the conversation for those of us … Continue reading

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Aug 15

How to use a worksheet subscription from Génie Publication to enhance learning (Review / critique)

Génie Publication has a full library of worksheets and curriculum – all downloadable.  The site is divided into 2 sections – curriculum to buy individually (prices vary depending on the item) and worksheets that come with the subscription service.   An … Continue reading

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Aug 08

4 apps to help your kids learn French

Apps are a great way to learn and practice French – when you can find good ones.  Here are 4 that you’ll want your kids to try.  [They will like them too!]. French language learning for toddlers Fun factor:  good … Continue reading

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