Category: Schools

My favourite books about colours

From the simplest to the most complicated, finishing off with a book which includes colours, but they are not central to the whole story (Les orteils n'ont pas de nom). Petit poisson blanc 3 souris peintres Petit-Bleu et Petit-Jaune Homme de couleur! Le loup qui voulait changer de couleur Le mur Les orteils n’ont pas…
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3 souris peintres

This book was bought by one of my brothers for one of my children when they were little... and many children have had a lot of pleasure out of the story since! With "Petit-Bleu et Petit-Jaune", it was one of the 1st ever French stories I used to taid my teaching in the classroom. It…
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Nattalingo’s natter – episode 18

Nattalingo's natter - episode 18

In this episode, find out about: improving children's literacy with languages the teaching of phonics (2'33") tip for your children to sound more French: around "enterrer la hache de guerre"! Useful link:

In this episode, find out about:

  • Improving children’s literacy with languages
  • The teaching of phonics (2’33”)
  • Tip for your children to sound more French: around “enterrer la hache de guerre”! (21’32”)

Useful link:

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Roméo & Juliette

I am not sure how I acquired a copy of this story: it does not matter though because I love books by Mario Ramos, and this one is no exception. For ideas to celebrate his work on his day, 7th November, click here! Click here to see inside the book and watch a very short…
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