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Family, Friends, and Français: Tactile and Kinesthetic Activities

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo credit: rick Welcome to our final article in this series on immersing your children in meaningful language use when talking about friends and family! As always, our examples are for using French with young children, but most will work for any language and can be adapted for older children as well. […]

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Family, Friends, and Français: Literacy Activities

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo credit: rick Now that you’ve had a chance to see some classic and modern books in French about friends and family, it’s time to get creative, do some fun literacy activities, and help your young children make their own poems and books about the people they love!  Many of the ideas […]

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Family, Friends, and Français: Literacy – Recommended Reading

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo credit: rick According to language acquisition specialists like Stephen Krashen, the best way to learn new vocabulary and grammatical structures is not through direct instruction but rather via books. So if you want your children to be able to communicate successfully about their family and their friends and what they do […]

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Family, Friends, and Français: Art and Drama

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo credit: rick When you’re teaching a minority language to your children, you need to make it as interesting and as relevant to them as possible so that they see the language as useful and they really want to communicate in it. What better topic to focus on than friends and family! […]

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Family, Friends, and Français: Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo credit: rick With this being the month of Valentine’s Day, it makes it the perfect time to teach our children how to talk in another language about the people they love! I’m an American raising my three-year-old son bilingually (English and French), so the examples in this series will have to […]

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Family, Friends, and Français: Introduction

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo credit: rick Valentine’s Day is upon us, which makes this the perfect time to teach our children how to talk in another language about the people they love! I’m an American raising my three-year-old son bilingually (English and French), so the examples in this series will have to do with our […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Tactile and Kinesthetic

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Literacy Activities

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Art and Drama

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Music, Rhythm and Rhyme

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC If you’re speaking French at home with your kids, like I do with my toddler Griffin, then you know that just about anything you do around the house is fair game for rendering in French, from playtime to mealtime to bath time to bedtime. But what about […]

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Learning French Around the Maison: Introduction and Vocabulary

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By Sarah Dodson-Knight Photo Credit: Posh Living, LLC Over the summer, we took our French lessons outdoors: my son and I reveled in the warmth and sunshine while we played with earthworms and ladybugs, helped the seeds in our vegetable garden turn into salads and pasta dishes, and played games outside. Read about all of […]

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Learning French in and Around the Garden: Part Four

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It is that time again! Time to have fun in the garden (physically or virtually) in French with Sarah Dodson-Knight.  This is the final part of this 4-part series. Whether you are a newbie in French or a native speaker, you are sure to find some fun activities in this series to get French language […]

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