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Summer French Activities to practise on Holiday! (part 1)

With the Olympic Games in Paris, France and its language will shine worldwide this summer! This is the perfect time for children to discover French culture and practice la langue…

What children’s brains need most to learn a language!

Neurologists believe that we are most receptive to learning a language during the first ten years. Children’s brains are incredibly adaptable and primed for language learning, especially at a young…

A little guide to explore Paris with children

Travelling enhances children’s learning and provides a fantastic opportunity to introduce them to another culture. Moreover, it creates the perfect immersive environment to practice French, n’est-ce pas? Every year, some…

Key reasons it is essential to learn a language during the early years!

You want to make the most of these vital years but wondering if French lessons are really necessary! I would like to share with you some of the key reasons,…

“C’est les vacances !” Fun French activities and recommendations to practise during the holiday (part 2)

L’été is in full swing! We are now closed for the summer. Discover the second part of videos and activities to practise while playing language games, cooking, singing or making arts…

Bonnes Vacances ! Fun French activities to practise during the holiday (part 1)

C’est les vacances and it’s time for your children to relax and have fun under the sun! Either à la mer, à la campagne or en ville let’s learn and practise French on these topics,…

Learn how best to help your young child speak French with you!

7 tips to encourage you to communicate more in your native language if you find it difficult to speak it with your child at home. I was recently interviewed for…

Joyeuses Fêtes !

Christmas Activities to learn and practise French! Ho Ho Ho ! Le sapin de Noël is up, le Père Noël is getting ready to bring les cadeaux… So while waiting for…

Booooh ! Let’s be effrayant this half-term with spooky activities in French!

Lots of fun and scary ideas to practise French at home? Hairy araignées, pointed sorcières hat, flying chauve-souris, scary fantômes… your mini-linguists will experiment with painting, cooking, colouring, quiz and…

VOYAGE ! VOYAGE

C’est les vacances d’été ! It’s time to relax, enjoy the sun, travel and it’s especially time to have fun! So let’s travel with Petit Pierrot and go shopping to le…

JOYEUX QUATORZE JUILLET !

C’EST LA FETE NATIONALE Discover the French National Day with fun activities in French! You might already know that 14th July is the French National Day, but do you know…

Jubilé de Platine ! Fun facts & Activities in French

Did you know? Queen Elizabeth speaks Fluent French! Et oui ! She grew up learning both English and French, enabling her to converse in both languages. The motto on the…

C’est le printemps

To celebrate this new season and the rebirth of nature, we have made a selection of great activities about the environment, nature and recycling to keep practising French during the…

Be inspired and keep practising French this August!

The summer holiday is finally here! After a long period of home-schooling, with only a few weeks back at school for some of you, it’s time to relax, enjoy some…

Confinement with kids: French recommendations

In this blog, you will find everything you need to feel like you’re having an Easter break in France! A recipe, a virtual visit to a Parisian museum, some videos…

Inspiration to keep practising French during half-term

Summer Half-Term break at home… doesn’t sound very exciting, even more so for your little ones! Don’t panic, we have selected loads of fun online activities and ideas to help…

“Fat Tuesday”: The festive traditions always come with a French recipe!

Let’s celebrate Mardi Gras, the French for “Fat Tuesday”. Mardi Gras is the last day to use up your eggs, milk and butter (and indeed any other rich food) which you can’t use during the…

To speak a language is to be able to communicate: How & Why Immersion Teaching Works?

We all enjoy the thrill of a child uttering their first words in a second language. Or the moment a child proudly recites their French vocab list – impressing parents,…

The impact of regular exposure on learning French!

Recent research has demonstrated that babies can learn a second language in just one hour per day. At Club Petit Pierrot, we have been lucky enough over the years to…

“Trick or macaron”

LADURÉE macarons, the story of the famous French pastry treat! The French macaron, a delicious little sweet treat, is as famous as the French croissant. It is an iconic symbol…

Our experience at Club Petit Pierrot: Blog by Kiddo Adventures

My little one was given the opportunity to learn French for an entire term with Club Petit Pierrot – Fun French For Children I’ve always been told that this is…

Does it make sense? How to practise French this summer!

Children learn French easily when they get meaningful exposure to the language. What do we mean? This is very simple. Children need a reason to communicate so any appropriate activities…

Film Festival: French selection for Kids

Have your own Film festival and plan your next family movie nights “en français” ! As the 72nd International Film Festival opens in Cannes, our team would like to share…

Talk Less and Listen More! Boost your child’s language development

It’s not hard to figure out why talking to children helps with speech and language development, but a new study has found that communicating alone is not enough – it’s…

HERE WE GO AGAIN… 3 points to guide parents on planning their children’s activities

C’est reparti pour un tour !! New years resolutions… 3 points to guide parents on planning their children’s activities My birthday is on the 31st December. Every January I wake…

TO SPEAK A LANGUAGE IS TO BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE

How & Why Immersion Teaching Works We all enjoy the thrill of a child uttering their first words in a second language. Or the moment a child proudly recites their…

SHOW US SOME “AMOUR”

NOMINATION Please vote for us! Quick and easy, plus you could win a holiday in the Maldives We are very proud to have been nominated for the Little London Awards,…

News: UNE RENTREE EN OR !!

  Safe, Happy and Learning French ! Club Petit Pierrot has been awarded full GOLD accreditation by the Children’s Activities Association who described our work as outstanding. We have been…

Have fun & learn French together!

AN EASY NEW YEAR RESOLUTION THAT YOU CAN KEEP! Like many people, I have a few resolutions at the start of the New Year but find it difficult to keep…

The impact of learning French through immersion, and why any child can become bilingual

On our site and throughout the internet, you will find lots of articles and scientific studies on the many cognitive advantages of acquiring a second language. In this blog, I…