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Bateau Sur L’eau

As part of our transport theme, one of our favourite songs is ‘bateau sur l’eau’ – boat on the water. There are a few versions of the song, as usual we have added a Making Languages Fun twist to it and we have modified the end of the song. We shout “tombez!” which means “fall” and we all fall, ‘splash’ into ‘la rivière’ –
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A song for learning transport & counting to 20

We just love it when we find pedagogic material which reinforces more than one theme at a time!  Language learning is all about reinforcement. In our sessions our Petits Poussins will learn to count from 1-10 and then progress to 20.  When we have a child who is ready we always enrich their learning by taking to them to the next level.  We often find
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Les roues de l’autobus – The wheels on the bus

Here’s another great song that backs up our transport theme.  We just love the way this video clip includes real children and animation, our Petits Poussins love watching this too.  Check out the vocabulary below and practice doing the actions with your child.  You could even make your own cardboard bus or choose toys from around the house that have word associated with the
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Leo le Camion Curieux – Leo the curious Truck Videoclip

In our fun sessions this week we have been following our innovative and fun curriculum to learn about transport vocabulary.  Pop along to one of our interactive mums and toddler sessions or ask your nursery if you can come along and observe as a parent.  We guarantee you will have lots of fun and we can give you ideas on how to reinforce the language
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Welcome Back to the New Term with a Transport Video Clip

Bonjour! Our mums and toddler and private tuition sessions start again tomorrow at St Paul’s Parrish Church.  We are looking forward to seeing you all for more ‘Making Languages Fun’ sessions.  It’s a great way for all the family to learn and encourage their little ones to speak another language from a young age. Take a seat with your Petits Poussins and have 10
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How to open your wine without a corkscrew!

Voulez-vous du vin? Pas de tire-bouchon?……. Have you ever wondered how to say cork screw in French? Well maybe you don’t really need to know that it’s ‘un tire-bouchon’ [uhn teer boosh-ohn]…watch the clip and maybe we will rename it ‘une tape-chaussure!’ You can also call it ‘un ouvre bouteille’ [oov-reuh boot-ay] which is more like a bottle opener. Voilà la solution….Bonne dégustation et santé!
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The Petits Poussins love to hide and so does Pocoyo!

Sébastien, our mascot monkey, often likes to play the game cache-cache with the Petits Poussins as we practice our counting and verbs. Chercher [shershay] is the verb ‘to look for’ in French and Trouver [troovay] is the verb ‘to find’.  We often ask the children ‘on va chercher Sébastien?’ [ohn va shershay Sébastien]- are we going to go and look for Sébastien? When we
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How do we say “it’s sunny” in French?

I don’t know about you, but it’s lovely to see the sunshine en Angleterre today…So how do we say “it’s sunny” in French? There are two ways… “il y a du soleil”, [eel ee ya deuw sol-ay] which literally means there is some sun, ie ‘it’s sunny” or “il fait beau” [eel fay bo] which means “it’s lovely weather” Bonne journée au soleil…have a
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Check out Les Petits Poussins

It’s always a pleasure to share a special moment whilst learning languages… We had a great session in Little Diamonds today and look what they have to educate their Petits Poussins! Beaucoup de Petits Poussins! We always use visual stimuli in our teaching, it made my day to be able to show the children real Petits Poussins! Check out our video clip… Les Petits
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