Apr 03

French activities to learn about the Arctic (activités Arctique)

We recently completed a unit study on the Arctic.  We did a lot of fun stuff in English at our homeschool co-op but added these French activities to complement the topic.     Books with accompanying lesson ideas: Etuk et … Continue reading

Feb 19

Snapshot: French in our homeschool right now (French apps, books, curriculum, games)

I am often asked the question of what we do for French in our homeschool. So, here’s a snapshot of our regular activities right now. Reading aloud Reading is such a great way to learn and practice a language, especially … Continue reading

Dec 06

Christmas-themed French activities

Yikes – December snuck up on me! Here are some fun and easy French vocabulary-building activities you can do with your kids. Christmas Bingo in French (no parent French needed) This web site has a great printout for Bingo that’s … Continue reading

Oct 23

Fun techie & mixer ideas for getting kids to speak in French

One of the activities we do to enhance the kids’ language ability is a weekly French Club.  The format for the club this year is to start with a vocabulary-building active/running game for the first 15-25 minutes, followed by a … Continue reading

Oct 09

Thanksgiving-themed ideas for practicing French vocabulary

It’s Thanksgiving this coming weekend here in Canada. For those of you reading from elsewhere, you can save these ideas for later or adapt them to your own upcoming celebrations.  🙂 Group game Photo credit: Eric Schmuttenmaer, Flickr, used by … Continue reading