Category Archives: Celebrations (French)

“LA FÊTE DES MÈRES”

This French Mother’s Day song — “LA FÊTE DES MÈRES” — is a perfect sing-along for young children and school classes to celebrate Mother’s Day. The song teaches children French vocabulary for things mothers do for their children as well as typical Mother’s Day gifts. The beautiful sentiment expressed in the song is a fitting […]

“LA CHANDELEUR”

What could be better than a day celebrating crepes? That’s exactly what happens on La Chandeleur! La Chandeleur is a fun and tasty French tradition associated with the February 2nd holiday of Candelmas. The French tradition involves the preparation of delicious crepes. This original French children’s song –“LA CHANDELEUR” — teaches kids French vocabulary for […]

“LA GALETTE DES ROIS”

La galette des rois — the “king cake” or “kings’ cake” — is a fun and tasty French tradition associated with the January 6th holiday of Epiphany.  According to tradition, the baker of the cake inserts la fève — a tiny charm or figurine — into the cake and then it is sliced.  The youngest […]

“CARNAVAL”

It’s time to dance, sing, and have a parade! It’s Carnaval! This high-energy French children’s song — “CARNAVAL” — teaches action words associated with the celebration of the season known as Carnaval. The song, composed by Didier Prossaird, is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. Song “CARNAVAL” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. CARNAVAL ©2018 Didier Prossaird All […]

“LE JOUR DE L’ACTION DE GRÂCE (THANKSGIVING)”

Thanksgiving has arrived! The family is all together. What has everyone brought to share? This catchy French children’s song teaches French vocabulary for different kinds of food and members of the family. The song, composed by Didier Prossaird, is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. Song “LE JOUR DE L’ACTION DE GRÂCE” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. […]

“Y’A PAS DE FÊTE SANS GATEAU”

It’s not a party without cake! This catchy song teaches the French words for grandparents. The song in this clip is “Y’A PAS DE FÊTE SANS GATEAU” from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER. The video is from the Whistlefritz video L’ANNIVERSAIRE DE FRITZI.  Song “Y’A PAS DE FÊTE SANS GATEAU” from the CD ALLONS DANSER. […]

L’ANNIVERSAIRE DE FRITZI (Video Trailer)

Aimez-vous les fêtes d’anniversaire? (Do you like birthday parties?) Join the language-learning celebration as Marie and the Whistlefritz kids plan the perfect party for their playful animated friend, Fritzi the mouse. Balloons, cake, presents, and special guests add an exciting twist to learning French in this lively, interactive French immersion program. At a Whistlefritz party, […]

“HALLOWEEN”

This high-energy French song “HALLOWEEN” teaches Halloween-themed French vocabulary. Pumpkins, witches, ghosts, and skeletons all make appearances as kids sing about trick-or-treating. Aujourd’hui c’est Halloween. On vient à ta maison. Bêtise ou friandise ? Un sort ou des bonbons ?  The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD CARNAVAL. Song “HALLOWEEN” from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. HALLOWEEN […]

“CINQ CITROUILLES”

This fun French counting song “CINQ CITROUILLES” (Five Pumpkins) starts with five pumpkins sitting on a log. One falls down, then there are four.   Four pumpkins are sitting on a log. One falls down, then there are three, and so on and so forth. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD CHA, CHA, CHA.  Song […]