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

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

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

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

Jan 28

French Club: whales and other ocean animals (activités d’apprentissage les baleines et autres animaux marins))

One of our recent themes at French club was whales (les baleines).  We started with a game where one child was the whale (the hunter).  We used a scarf as a blindfold.  The blindfolded child made a noise and the … Continue reading

Jan 07

Learning French in January

Our activity load was really heavy this past fall. This was great and all, but I’m grateful for a January that has fewer things on the calendar! I had dumped a few things from our home routine a few months … Continue reading