A great way to get kids excited abut French? Read them the books they love and know in English, but in French! Books by Dr. Seuss in French are perfect!
As parents, we are always looking for great new toys, books, tools, worksheets… anything that can make language learning fun, so our kids don’t think of it as a chore, but rather, as a game! If they are having fun while they learn, they won’t even think of it as “learning” or “work” they will think of it as a hobby, a game, something they look forward to. This is key to getting our kids to love languages and to want to learn a second language.
Your kids will surely be familiar with Dr. Seuss and will be excited because they know the story, but will also have fun learning it in another language! Earlier this week we celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday. He is an iconic figure in American kids’ literature. These translations of these classic stories keep the rhythmic tones that are the essence of Dr. Seuss!
Le Chat au Chapeau (The Cat in the Hat): Get the Bilingual edition, and you can read to your kids in English and French!
Tip: Want to make it more fun for your kids? You can also MAKE green eggs and ham!
Horton Entend un Zou(Horton Hears a Who!)
Poison Un, Poisson Deux, Poisson Rouge, Poisson Bleu (One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish)
Kids love to hear about how the Grinch is trying to ruin Christmas!
What toys, games or books get your kids excited about language learning? Share them below!