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French with Madame Vestey


Here are some stories, songs and other ideas to add a bit of French to your day. I hope you enjoy them! 


Madame Vestey smiley


๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŠ La Fรชte du Citron de Menton (รฉpisode 1)

๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŠ La Fรชte du Citron de Menton (รฉpisode 2)

๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŠ La Fรชte du Citron de Menton (รฉpisode 3)

๐Ÿฅž Crรชpes Classiques - RECIPE

Le 2 fรฉvrier, c' est la Chandeleur!
Here is the recipe for classic French crรชpes. Miam Miam! Dรฉlicieux!

250g de farine - plain flour
3 oeufs - eggs
50cL/0.5L de lait - milk
1 pincรฉe de sel - pinch of salt
(1 cuillรจre ร  soupe de sucre - Tbsp of sugar, if you're making a sweet batter)
25g de beurre, fondu - butter, melted

Bonjour tout le monde!

To start off the year and the Epiphany celebrations, here is a little flashback from 2022-2023... 

Click on the pdf link to read the story of Kevin le cactus. Merci Chestnut 2022-2023!

๐Ÿ‘‘ Crocolou aime la galette (STORY - listening, reading)

Crocolou likes the "galette". He is sharing the King's cake with his family. Who will get the "fรจve" and be crowned King or Queen?

๐Ÿ‘‘ LE tout petit roi (STORY - listening, reading)

๐ŸŽต๐Ÿ‘‘ J'aime la Galette

๐Ÿ‘‘ RECETTE: la Galette des Rois

The Galette des Rois is found all over France in January. It's filled with almond cream or frangipane (a mix of almond cream and crรจme pรขtissiรจre).

French and English subtitles available (click on the wheel, bottom right of the video).

๐Ÿ‘‘ RECETTE brioche des rois

A recipe for the brioche des rois, the traditional Kings' cake in the South of France.

ps: yes, bakers used to make the hole with their ELBOW! ๐Ÿ˜œ

French and English subtitles available (click on the wheel, bottom right of the video).

๐Ÿ‘‘ Epiphanie: History and interview with a master baker (video in English)

interview with a historian
interview with a master baker (starts around 4min)

๐ŸŽ„ Year 3-4 Christmas / Winter scenes โ„

๐ŸŽ„ Year 5-6 Christmas stories

๐ŸŽจ Les couleurs

๐ŸŽจ Les Couleurs d'Elmer (STORY)

I know you're a bit old for Elmer stories... yet it is a great way to revise your colours and learn some fun vocab: "I am white like a snowman", "green like grass", "red like the sunset".

๐ŸŽจ Pop mange de toutes les couleurs (STORY) + colour cards to print out

After the story you will find ideas of games and activities to do with the cards. They look great so I added the file below (ask your responsible adult for help if you'd like to print them out).

Colour Cards to print out (Check out the French joined-up writing!)

๐ŸŽจ Toutes les couleurs (STORY)

๐ŸŽจ Petit Poisson Blanc (Colours)

Petit poisson blanc is looking for his Mum...

Mamie Petronille et le pirate

Mamie Petronille et le ruban Jaune


Monica loves painting, but she has never painted a kiss before... What colour is a kiss?
Note: The word kiss in French is also used at the end of a message. Instead of "Love" or "x x x", we write "Bises" or "Bisous".

๐Ÿ˜€ Aujourd'hui je suis... (Emotions)

In order:
curieux - curious ..... nerveux - nervous ..... courageux - brave ..... timide - shy ..... รฉmerveillรฉ - amazed ..... triste - sad ..... furieux - furious ..... fier - proud ..... jaloux - jealous ..... amoureux - in love ..... en colรจre - angry ..... content - happy ..... confus - confused ..... satisfait - satisfied ..... peureux - fearful ..... sรปr de moi - confident (sure of myself) ..... effrayรฉ - frightened ..... surpris - surprised ..... morose - morose (when you feel blugh) ..... heureux - happy

Petit Poulet