French Videos for Kids
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, even cleaning up is fun! Each step in the party-planning process is captured through entertaining animated segments, live-action footage and upbeat interactive songs that teach words and phrases for toys, colors, parts of the room, household objects, and everyday activities. The video includes an easy-to-use translation guide for parents and teachers, as well as French and English subtitle options. Designed for ages 2-7, L’ANNIVERSAIRE DE FRITZI is fun for all ages! What are you waiting for? Let’s get this language-learning party started!
Length: 29 minutes
"The arrival of this wonderful French language-learning video is cause for celebration on several fronts. Marie and the Whistlefritz gang are at it again - speaking French, laughing, and, this time out, planning a birthday party for everybody's favorite animated mouse, Fritzi! This interactive French immersion program works so well, in part, because kids become so quickly and strongly engaged by its content. Children enjoy viewing it as much the twentieth time through as they did the first. Colorful visuals and nonstop playfulness pull young viewers deeply into the Whistlefritz world, where entertaining animated segments and exciting live-action footage teach French words and phrases for toys, colors, parts of the room, household objects, and everyday activities. Parents and teachers find the translation guide that accompanies the video to be a boon at home and in the classroom, and onscreen options for displaying French and English subtitles offer a customizable learning experience. Available in DVD or digital download."
–Tillywig Toy and Media Awards
“Introducing children to a different language early on is a wonderful way to expand their view of the world,” says NAPPA Director Elena Epstein. “Your kids will have lots of fun watching this lively DVD as they learn French.”
“L’anniversaire de Fritzi” is a wonderful, joyous and very effective way for children to learn French and earns the Dove Award for All Ages.
– Dove Foundation