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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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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Aug 03

How to do French immersion at home in 3 simple steps

The most common question I get asked is how to do French immersion at home – either because children used to be in French immersion at school and are now being homeschooled, or because parents recognize the benefits of a … Continue reading

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Jun 23

Five Fun French ideas for summer (+3 resources for fall)

After this post, I am taking a bit of a blogging break for the month of July.  I’ll be back in August with some more ideas for the fall. Looking for some quick, fun, and easy ideas to practice French … Continue reading

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Mar 16

A review of Think Bilingual Free app

This app is fun, educational, and best of all – free! Three different languages are included – English, French, and Spanish. There are 14 sections – each addressing basic areas of language. For example, one is around the house and … Continue reading

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Feb 08

Review of Envolée App La Chouette 2A – Un critique

Envolée posted this app on their Facebook feed recently (where, incidentally, they also often post links for free vocabulary sheets – follow them here) and I knew I wanted to try it out. The app is geared for Francophone students … Continue reading

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