My musical French classes are designed for children aged from birth to 6 years.

 

My brand new baby classes for babies aged 0-15 months are launching from Bulkington Village Centre * on 26th April 2018.  They gently introduce French with simple songs, combined with sign-language and sensory play.  Classes include a combination of structured song-and-play time and free-play so that your little ones can explore the world around them as they learn.  

Balloons are fun!

Song-and-Play time 

  • Songs about the things that babies enjoy, like tickling, cuddling, clapping our hands and playing peepo.
  • Songs that teach basic French words that you can use in your daily routine, like bath time or trips to the park. 
  • We use actions, and signs based on British Sign Language, to help you and baby learn the French words. 
  • We also use musical instruments, parachute play, bubbles, balloons and other props and toys to make your experience magical as well as musical

Free-play time

Next to our song-and-play area is our free-play area, which babies can explore after our first song time of each session.  Each week the resources set out are slightly different and reflect our topic for the week.

Classes are taught in three 10-week blocks, in term time, with an Autumn, Winter and Spring into Summer programme. Each week has a different theme so that you can learn words linked to the sorts of activities you might do with your baby at that time of year.  For example, in our Spring into Summer term, our themed sessions include ‘visits’ to the park, the beach and the farm, whereas in our Autumn term, we will be thinking about fireworks and pumpkins, and in the Winter we’ll be exploring the snow!

The classes are designed with reference to the government’s Development Matters framework to support your child’s learning across key areas of development.

The upcoming course at Bulkington Village Centre is our Spring into Summer term and costs £50 for ten weeks, payable in advance, and runs from 26th April to 19th July, (10-11 a.m.) with a mid-term break of three weeks.

You can book your place by clicking above or phoning Bulkington Village Centre on 024 7649 4094. Or for more information about classes contact amber@childrensfrenchclasses.co.uk.

 

*More venues to be announced soon.

 

***I am currently re-designing my classes for older children: I plan to launch Toddler Classes in September 2018, and Pre-schooler and School clubs in 2019***

Toddler classes

12 month- 2 year olds: six different 10-week courses over a two year cycle, plus special events.

Pre-schoolers and older

Older 2-year-olds – pre-schoolers: six different 10-week courses over a two year cycle, plus special events.

School age: French club with various themes.

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Between classes, you can use my YouTube channel to help you and your child learn French songs together, and you can purchase music to help you practise at home.

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