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Counting Bonbons Worksheet

March 31, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: worksheets

Here’s a worksheet you can do with your children to help them practice counting by learning the word bonbons for candy!

French Worksheet – Fruit Names

March 25, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: worksheets

Here’s a new worksheet I made to help your children learn fruit vocabulary in French. You can also print out the vocabulary words below and have them put the French word on the correct picture.

Vocabulary words:


carrot – la carotte
strawberry – la fraise
banana – la banane
peach – la pêche
grapes – les raisins
cherry – la cerise
apple – la pomme

Making a Quiche to Learn New French Vocabulary

March 24, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: cooking kids teach french

Making a quiche together with your children will accomplish many things at once. First, you will be making either lunch or dinner.  Second, you will be helping your child to learn to cook.  Third, you can teach them some French along the way.

You can go to  allrecipes.com or another recipe website to find a great recipe!

Here are some vocabulary words that you can use in your lesson.

le fromage – cheese
le sel – salt
le sucre – sugar
le oignon – onion
Je cuisine – I cook

French for Little Boys E-Book

March 23, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: workbook teach children french

I have recently put together a zip file of French for Little Boys. It is a PDF of the cover and of the entire workbook. This way people who don’t live in the United States will have an easier time purchasing the workbook if they would like to so. Also, since it is discounted at only $9.95 for the e-book, it will make it more affordable for more people to enjoy with their children.

In order to purchase it, click the link below. The PDFs are hosted on e-junkie which will immediately send you an email with a link where you can then download the workbook. If you have any questions at all, please email me at ybatot @ yahoo.com.

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3 Reasons to Teach Your Children a Foreign Language

March 23, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: teach kids french children resources

I’ve always loved learning and teaching languages ever since I was a young girl. To me, learning a foreign language is fun and so rewarding. Here are the main three reasons why I’m teaching my children to learn French.

1. Age – Learning a foreign language when you are young is so much easier than when you are an adult or even in college. My children soak up the language like a sponge. Many researchers believe that you learn the ability to learn a foreign language after puberty, especially native-like pronunciation. So, now is the time to start teaching your children a foreign language.

2. Bonding Even if you don’t know a foreign language yourself, you can learn along with your son. Pick a foreign language that you find useful or that interests you and run with it. Having this special time with you toddlers or young children will help you to bond together as a family.

3. Expanding their mind – As youngesters, they rarely think or understand what is happening around the world or even that there are people out there who don’t speak English. While you teach them a foreign language you can teach them about the different cultures and countries of the people who speak that language. You can cook new food together and have a great time learning about new and exciting things!

French Easter Coloring Worksheet

March 22, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: worksheets

Print out the worksheet above and have your children decorate the eggs anyway they want using the colors below each egg. They can color them, cut out and glue construction paper on them, use glitter or any other art supplies that they have.

Worksheet for Practicing Animal Sounds in French

March 21, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: worksheets

Here’s a worksheet to help your children practice animal sounds in French.  Double click on the worksheet and then you can print it from the page it brings up.

Have fun!

Animal Sounds in French!

March 20, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: teach kids french children


We’ve been reading a lot of books in French lately and my children have noticed how all of the animal sounds are written differently in French. I think it’s really neat how every language interprets and hears animal sounds so differently. Below is a list of French animal sounds that you can teach your children.

Dog – ouah
cat – miaou
rooster – cocorico
turkey – glou glou
cow – meuh
bird – cui
duck – coin
pig – groin
donkey – hihan

Learning Colors in French – One Meal at a Time

March 19, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: teach children french

Are you just starting teaching your children their colors in French? Why not have a whole meal in the color you are trying to teach them? That way during the meal you can repeat the name of the color in French lots of times.

For example:
Orange – mandarin oranges, carrots, mac & cheese, cantelope, pimento cheese
Green – salad, bell peppers, zuchini squash, green beans
Red – red peppers, cherries, strawberries, strawberry ice cream, red beans
Yellow – corn, yellow butter bread, pinapples, bananas, noodles with a yellow cream sauce
Blue – blueberries (okay you’d probably have to cheat on this on and use some food dye)

French Spring Worksheet

March 18, 2011 By: Yvonne Crawford Category: worksheets

Here’s a Spring worksheet to help you children count and add in French. The theme is Spring since, it is only days before Spring is officially here!!!

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