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Lapin is hungry

I came across this fun and beautiful book whilst doing research on puppet shows in French in the UK: it is how I discovered the whole world of “Le petit monde” in Edinburgh! (click here to check out their website). Its creator, Tania, got in touch with me,...

Le petit livre des VOISINS

I fell in love with this beautiful book in Aix-les Bains in August 2020. It gets us and the children thinking about our neighbours by describing, in a very simple way, some of the different types that you may encounter near your home. It could even lead to discussions...

Comptines / French nursery rhymes

Below is a list of those I have recorded specifically with learners of French in mind. Each link takes you to a video and ideas on how you may exploit it. I filmed one of these weekly for 6 months from January 2020 to July 2020, which was great fun. Enjoy them! Quand...

Cultural calendar events

Work in process – on this page I am gathering blogs that can help you plan cultural work around the year in your (mostly French) lessons – in chronological order. I have listed special dates that I mark with my pupils. January: Epiphanie and galette des...