Weekly Cocorico French Sessions
With Cocorico, French for Kids
Aussie children are Oh-là-là-ing their way through their childcare days,
drawing the staff & parents into their infectious enthusiasm for the
world of languages.
Our unique French Experience touches the children, the staff & the parents,
becoming a real superpower that
* Inspires a sense of adventure & discovery
* Empowers with skills & confidence
* Builds bridges & opportunities
* Entices children, parents & staff into a new experience; one that’s kissed with a touch of French!
Read on to see how we can help you add real value to your centre & to your children's learning environment.
WHAT YOU'LL GET
At COCORICO FRENCH FOR KIDS we work directly with childcare centres & preschools, providing a valuable experience for all the kids, including:
DYNAMIC WEEKLY FRENCH SESSIONS FOR THE CHILDREN
Your personal Cocorico Language Leader will engage the kids with vibrant games full of fun & interaction that quickly develops into a love of French
MONTHLY COMMUNIQUÉ & PAGES FOR THE PARENTS
Cocorico CROW email/PDF with printable pages of words & activities from our games to be enjoyed at home with the kids
BONUS DÉLICES (TREATS)
Throughout the year, you'll receive some PDF printouts of recipes, activities &/or insights to continue enticing the kids into the world of languages during your childcare days.
Powered by a PASSIONATE TEAM of Cocorico Language Leaders
HOW ARE THE SESSIONS RUN?
Within the time period that you choose for your French session we would break the class into small groups of approximately 8 children, with a minimum of 10 minutes French each group.
This way the children can each have turns of our engaging French games & really absorb their Cocorico French experience! We just need a quiet-ish (I know that can be a challenge) space on a mat, big enough for a group of children to sit in a circle & maybe do a bit of jumping about.
Each session is a mix of actions, rhythms & hands-on games. Sometimes there'll be an interactive story or fun song, always accompanied with cute expressions & gestures to reinforce the meaning. Sprinkled with humour, the children's French time gets them laughing & coming back for more! Each week builds on the last, & before you know it you'll be hearing spontaneous expressions of French-ness throughout your days.
EMBRACING EYLF GUIDELINES
Languages are a brilliant tool for encouraging strength & confidence in all of the following EYLF areas:
A STRONG SENSE OF THEIR IDENTITY
As we intentionally encourage a love of their home city, country & language, while broadening their knowledge & appreciation of the exciting variety in the world
CONNECTIONS WITH THEIR WORLD
Opening doors that make connections feel comfortable & desirable, rather than intimidating
A STRONG SENSE OF WELL-BEING
Feeling confident in their expanded abilities to communicate, which enhances their sense of self.
CONFIDENCE & INVOLVEMENT IN THEIR LEARNING
Piquing their curiosity, encouraging them to make connections between what they know & what they're learning & answering their questions with enthusiasm, all work together to create a healthy self-confidence in their ability & desire to inquire & learn
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS
creating an openness to communicate freely in our multi-cultural environment
SKILLS FOR KIDS TO TAKE WITH THEM THROUGHOUT THEIR LIVES
There are so many long-lasting benefits to be gained from exposing young children to languages, including enhancing their cognitive development & social awareness.
Grab our FREE PDF guide to discover "6 Reasons Your Child Will Thank You for the Gift of Languages"
6 Reasons Your Child Will Thank You for the Gift of Languages
Where shall we send your guide?
We respect your privacy, and will never share your information with third parties.
WHAT IF SOME CHILDREN ALREADY SPEAK 2 LANGUAGES?
That's fantastic! Did you know that when children are speaking two languages at home, & then they absorb English at daycare, they will pick up French as a fourth language FASTER than those children who only speak English!
It's completely true! I've seen it again & again, in every area, with any language.
AND THEY LOVE IT!
It is such an incredible bonus for them. Download the Free Guide above for more details about how languages are such a gift.
DO YOU HAVE BILINGUAL STAFF WORKING AT YOUR CENTRE?
Brilliant! What a rich environment you can create exposing the children to a variety of languages. Your staff can expand upon the fun activites & structure introduced during the children's Cocorico French sessions & design a truly innovative & enriching experience for the kids! Click Here to find out about our Workshop designed exclusively for bilingual early childhood educators.
ARE YOU ENJOYING THE GOVERNMENT'S LANGUAGE APP?
Make that exposure really worthwhile for the kids by giving them that all-important real-life contact with a bilingual Cocorico Language Leader who can expand upon the brilliant opportunity provided by technology & make the experience REAL.
WHAT THE PARENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT COCORICO
"Olive absolutely loves French and every Tuesday dinner she tells me about all the songs and the words she is learning. It is wonderful."