The Educator’s Collection (French) – Product Descriptions
Dedans et Dehors (Inside and Out): Fritzi’s in the house! But où est Fritzi? Finding the mischievous mouse is just part of the fun in this lively French immersion video that welcomes you to Fritzi’s house, where up or down, inside or out, there is lots to learn and plenty to do. An entertaining mix of live-action, animation, and festive music teaches children greetings, parts of the house, positional words, foods, daily activities, numbers, and more!
On Va Jouer (Let’s Play): Two words are guaranteed to brighten a child’s face: Let’s play! (On va jouer!) Learning time becomes play time with this award-winning French immersion language learning program that combines live-action, animation, and lively music to teach children parts of the body, clothes, numbers, colors, and more!
Les Saisons (The Seasons): Children love a birthday party, especially when it’s their own. But when is Fritzi’s birthday? Join the fun-loving Fritzi the mouse and his friend Marie for a festive sing-along, dance-along introduction to French language-learning. From l’hiver (winter) to l’automne (autumn), it’s a year-round celebration as children learn words and phrases associated with all four seasons!
L’anniversaire de Fritzi (Fritzi’s Birthday): Join the language-learning celebration as Marie and the Whistlefritz kids plan the perfect party for Fritzi. Balloons, cake, presents, and special guests add an exciting twist to learning French in this lively, interactive, French immersion video!
Allons Danser! (Let’s Dance!): Allons chanter! (Let’s sing!) Allons danser! (Let’s dance!) Apprenons le français! (Let’s learn French!) Get in the language-learning groove with this fun-filled collection of original tunes and beloved traditional favorites. Take the music and fun along with this French learning CD and make learning French as easy as un, deux, trois!
Cha, Cha, Cha: Get ready to chanter (sing), danser (dance), and apprendre (learn) French with this colorful collection of French songs for children. This CD is a delightful mix of lively rhythms that children will love – and parents will too! Cha, Cha, Cha makes learning French exhilarating, educational, and fun!
Carnaval – French Learning Songs: Embark on a musical celebration with this festive collection of French-learning songs. From calypso, soca, and soukous to New Orleans second line, jazz, and country, this music album’s diverse musical styles are a carnaval for the ears.
French Lesson Plans for Kids
French Lesson Plans for Kids is a curriculum of 40 lessons that engages children in fun, interactive, age-appropriate activities, such as creating puppets, following recipes, conducting experiments, and playing board games. In addition to French, the curriculum includes cross-curricular lessons in math, science, and physical education. Beginning with Lesson 1 Who am I?, the lessons flow in a logical progression of thematic units (Colors, Numbers, Shapes, Places, Around the House, Clothing, Seasons, Parts of the Body, Positional Words, Food, Family, Animals, and Descriptive Words), culminating in a fête. Lessons identify clear goals and learning objectives as well as extension activities that are designed to enhance children’s appreciation of French culture. The lessons emphasize the development of proficiency in speaking and listening, with play-based assessments included to allow educators to evaluate student progress.
Memory Matching Cards
Learning French is in the cards with this fun anytime and anywhere memory matching card game. Fifty delightfully-illustrated French verb cards give this classic memory game a playful new accent. Each card contains the French word and an accompanying illustration for a familiar activity, such as taking a bath or kicking a ball. Children will want to play this confidence building game again and again as they improve their concentration, memory and French. It’s language-learning fun that can’t be matched!