6/05/2014

Allons Danser! Let's Dance! French Learning Songs Review

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.


Product Details
  • Great for all ages
  • Catchy lyrics and rhythms
  • Introduces French words and phrases such as numbers, body parts, and kid's favorite topics
  • Makes learning a new language fun for kids
  • Geared toward kids aged 2-7
About the company, Whistlefritz:
Founded in 2006, the company was born out of a mom's passion to teach her children a second language. Motivated b research showing that early childhood was the best time to learn a language, Whistlefritz's founder Heidi Stock set out on a mission to assemble high-quality teaching materials for her children. Not finding what she wanted, she created a line of engaging, playful, live-action language immersion programs. (from the brochure)


Winner of more than 50 awards
Ideal for home and classroom



Available as a CD. 
The booklet that comes inside the CD case contains lyrics to each song, as well as translations for each word. 


My Thoughts

My son loves trying to learn new languages. He knows some sign language, a little bit of Italian, and a bit of Spanish. I figured that he might enjoy learning a little bit of French as well.
I put the CD in an old CD player and handed the headphones over to him to use. A big smile appeared on his face when he heard the music. It's probably because this CD is a compilation of kids songs, a few recognizable, and a few new ones, in French.
The only ones that he actually knew the English version to were "Old MacDonald" and "Head Shoulders". He didn't know how to pronounce everything, but he did try and I know he will keep trying till he gets it, because it's what he loves to do. He loves learning.
He also read through the CD booklet a number of times and tried learning each word. If he didn't know one, he would try to say it and then ask me if he was correct. I, don't know much french myself, but I learned a little bit with him too! :)
I think that this is such a fabulous product for kids. They'll probably pick up the language a lot easier since it is taught through fun songs.
You can play it in the car, on trips, at appointments, at home, or anywhere you have access to a device that can play CDs.
Don't be afraid to sing along with your little ones. Join in the fun!

The brochure that came with the CD says that there are also DVDs, CDS, lesson plans, and games in both Spanish and French available. That's great!

If this sounds like something that you'd like to try with your own kids,  here is the link. 

You can also visit Whistlefritz's Facebook page.



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