Music is a very powerful mnemonic device to Learn French. Researchers have shown that singing a French song makes learning French language easier. That’s why it is really the best way for children to learn French effortlessly.
Here is the first French song you should learn with your children: the French Greetings Song
Then, you can learn the Alphabet Song:
A few good nursery songs you can use:
This song is my daughter’s favorite!
Great song to learn the days of the week.
I’m sure you know “Brother John”. Here it is!
Sur le pont d’Avignon
Very catchy song that you can use in your classroom. The video shows how to dance too!
La danse des canards
This song takes me back to the 80’s. Probably the most famous and loved song by the French. Suitable for adults and children.
A la claire fontaine
Traditional song in France.
Il etait un petit navire
Your kids love boats and sea? Here is the song.
Promenons-nous dans les bois
Great song for children who love wolf stories.
Le fermier dans son pré
Learn the family members with this one.
La mère michel
Practice the French /u/ sound
Une souris verte
All children in France know this nursery rhythm.
A la pêche aux moules
Learn this song before going to the beach!
Describing a man and his funny house.
J’ai perdu le do de ma clarinette
Is your child a musician? If so, learn this one! You’ll learn some music theory in French.
Savez-vous planter des choux?
Good song to learn the body parts
Language learning begins long before speech starts. Children learn the melody of the language, then the words along with the right pronunciation.So the earlier we expose our children to French songs the better.