Fun French summer resources

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Fun French summer resources

Every summer, students look forward to taking a break from schoolwork…but there are many ways for your child to keep up their French over the summer in fun, less structured ways, here are some ideas!


FRENCH CAMPS

French summer camps offer opportunities for children to practice their French while engaging in all kinds of exciting activities. Teachers often notice that children are more willing to speak in French if they have attended a camp in French over the summer.


BOOKS & MAGAZINES

Lots of options for reading in French over the summer


MOVIES

Watching French movies at home is a fun way to enrich French studies in a relaxed environment.


TELEVISION

Several Canadian channels offer a wide variety of French children’s shows to watch online:


ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

It is possible for kids to enjoy their summer vacation and practice their French at the same time!


BOARD GAMES

Here are some fun French board games (“jeux de société”)

Or play word and number games you already own – Scrabble, Bananagrams, Uno, Boggle etc – en français!


ONLINE GAMES & APPS

And here some great online games and apps:

  • La Francomobile An engaging and motivating game-based way for kids aged 7 to 12 to learn French the fun way!
  • IDÉLLO A new world of online learning with thousands of French-language games, apps and websites for all ages and levels.
  • Zone Jeunesse Radio-Canada’s interactive youth website
  • Le Petit Champlain a free app for little explorers to learn about Samuel de Champlain’s life in a fun way
  • La Tablette de Champlain What if Samuel de Champlain had access to a digital tablet?
  • Les Jeux de Lulu
  • StopMo Studio French version of National Film Board of Canada’s award-winning stop-motion app
  • EduLuLu the Canadian reference for educational apps in French and English for 2 to 17 year olds

MUSIC


Learning songs in French will help children expand their vocabulary, learn new expressions and develop confidence.


TRAVEL

Sites to help you visit French-speaking areas in Canada and around the world in person or virtually!


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