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 05

Curriculum picks for 2016-2017 (all subjects)

I cannot believe I have a 6th grader and a 4th grader in the house.  Yikes.  I’m not sure where the time has gone!  Here are our curriculum picks for 2016-2017 for all subjects (unless, of course, I’ve forgotten something, … 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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May 31

Learning French with recipes

This past winter, I felt like we were in a real rut as far as language learning was going.  I like to switch things up and use a variety of methods and learning situations, so I decided to add cooking … Continue reading

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May 15

Question de textes by Envolée – Product review (critique)

I asked Envolée to allow me to review their Question de textes 3 book because reading is such an important part of vocabulary development.  I had been looking for something to help my children add to their French vocabulary while … Continue reading

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May 03

French fun for Star Wars day

Ok, so “May the 4th” be with you doesn’t exactly translate, but we pretended it did and made it the theme for our French Club today. Character presentations We started with presentations.  At home ahead of time, each child prepared … Continue reading

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