Category Archives: Song of the Week (French)

“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. […]

“TU HABITES OÙ ?”

Where do you live? It’s impossible to sit still as this high-energy French song takes kids on a tour of French-speaking cities from Brussels to Marseilles. The song — “TU HABITES OÙ ?” — teaches kids common French names and the names of French-speaking cities. The song, composed by Didier Prossaird, is from the Whistlefritz […]

“OÙ EST MON DOUDOU ?”

Where is my Snuggly? This light-hearted song takes kids on a tour of house encountering different members of the family as they search for the missing Snuggly. “OÙ EST MON DOUDOU” teaches French vocabulary for rooms of the house and family members. The song is from the Whistlefritz CD CARNAVAL. Song “OÙ EST MON DOUDOU […]

“LE BAIN”

Taking a bath has never been so much fun! This cheerful song, composed by Didier Prossaird, teaches French vocabulary for taking a bath. From soap and shampoo to a rubber duckie and a blue whale, kids learn useful bath-related vocabulary and can sing-along with the children’s reactions for fun. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD […]

“LE CAMION DE GLACE”

Hurry everyone! The ice cream truck is coming! Children will love learning French vocabulary when the theme is ice cream. This playful song, composed by Didier Prossaird, teaches children French words related to ice cream. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER Song “LE CAMION DE GLACE” from the Whistlefritz CD ALLONS DANSER! LE […]

“MA JOURNÉE”

This beautiful song about daily activities has it all! From waking up in the morning until tuck in at night, “MA JOURNÉE” teaches French vocabulary for daily activities, meals, times of day, and more. The song is from the Whistlefritz CD ALLONS DANSER! Song “MA JOURNÉE” from the Whistlefritz CD ALLONS DANSER! MA JOURNÉE (My […]

“QUAND JE SERAI GRAND”

What do you want to be when you grow up? A doctor, a nurse, a conductor, an astronaut, a magician! This engaging children’s song teaches different jobs in French. It’s also a great opportunity to play dress up. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER! Song “QUAND JE SERAI GRAND” from the Whistlefritz CD […]

“LA GRENOUILLE REINETTE”

This fun, whimsical song by French composer, Didier Prossaird, features a festive dancing frog named Reinette.   Children happily imitate the movements of Reinette, learning parts of the body and action words along the way. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER! Song “LA GRENOUILLE REINETTE” from the Whistlefritz CD ALLONS DANSER! LA GRENOUILLE REINETTE […]

“EN HAUT, EN BAS”

The best way to learn a language is to incorporate as many senses as possible in the learning process. Whether playing with a parachute or engaging in other gross motor activities, this song helps children make a physical connection with the French positional words “up” and “down.”   The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER! […]

“LA BARBICHETTE”

Don’t giggle! This traditional French folksong is a fun musical game that begins with two kids holding each other’s goatees and staring at each other. The first one to laugh loses. Laughter is infectious as the players hold different parts of each other’s faces while trying to coax their partner into a smile or giggle. […]