Category Archives: Song of the Week (French)

“LE VIEUX MACDONALD”

This French version of the American classic “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” teaches the names and sounds of barnyard animals in French.  From ducks and donkeys to pigs and roosters, children will enjoy singing along in French to a familiar tune. The song, performed is from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER! – French Learning Songs. Song […]

“UN, DEUX ET TROIS”

This high-energy, participatory song – “UN, DEUX ET TROIS” – gets kids up on their feet dancing and learning the parts of the body in French!  As they count along, kids move their heads, arms, legs, waist, hips, and whole body to the irresistible Latin music of this song.  The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD […]

“CACHE-CACHE”

1, 2, 3, I’m looking for my friends. 4, 5, 6, where are they? 7, 8, 9, they’re hiding. 10, here I come! This active hide-and-seek song teaches children French numbers from 1 to 10 as they search for their hiding playmates. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD CHA, CHA, CHA – French Learning Songs. […]

“LES ÉLÉPHANTS”

How many elephants can fit on a spider’s web? We’ll see! This fun, traditional French children’s song teaches children French numbers from 1 to 10. With each new verse, children add another elephant to the spider’s web and see if it will hold. The song “LES ÉLÉPHANTS” is from the Whistlefritz CD CHA, CHA, CHA […]

“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. […]

“LES DOIGTS”

This bouncy, interactive French children’s song, performed by Marie-Louise Desage, teaches French numbers from 1 to 10. The video clip appears in Whistlefritz’s video ON VA JOUER. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER!  Song “LES DOIGTS” from the Whistlefritz CD ALLONS DANSER! Video from the Whistlefritz video ON VA JOUER. LES DOIGTS […]

“MANGER”

Qu’est-ce que tu aimes bien manger? Moi, j’aime manger . . . This fun video clip from Whistlefritz’s video DEDANS ET DEHORS teaches children how to say “I like to eat” in French as well as the French words for the different types of foods they like to eat — apples, broccoli, bananas, corn, chicken, […]

“SAVEZ-VOUS PLANTER LES CHOUX”

This high-energy, big band version of the traditional French children’s song is an engaging way to teach French words for parts of the body. The video clip appears in Whistlefritz’s language immersion video ON VA JOUER. The song is from Whistlefritz’s CD CHA, CHA, CHA.  Song “SAVEZ-VOUS PLANTER LES CHOUX” from the Whistlefritz CD […]

“LA TÊTE, LES ÉPAULES” (Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes)

Get on your feet and start learning French!  This high-energy French version of the traditional favorite “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes” gets kids on their feet dancing as they learn French words for parts of the body. The song “LA TÊTE, LES ÉPAULES” is from Whistlefritz’s CD ALLONS DANSER!   This video clip appears in Whistlefritz’s language-learning video ON VA JOUER.  […]

Counting in French

In this fun scene from Whistlefritz’s video DEDANS ET DEHORS, kids learn to count with the help of some mysteriously disappearing cookies.  Video from the Whistlefritz video DEDANS ET DEHORS.