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Helpful Hands: Celebrate Bastille Day!

Bastille Day is celebrated annually on July 14th in France and overseas French territories. Many cities host their own Bastille Day festivals, parades and events to celebrate French Culture. The day marks the anniversary of the fall on July 14, 1789, of the Bastille, in Paris, sparking the French Revolution. Check out some fun ways to celebrate Bastille Day and French immersion with your family and friends with Kidoodle.TV®.

Ways to Celebrate

1. Learn French with Little Pim Languages

Learn everyday words and phrases in French with Little Pim the Little Pim Panda, Look for Little Pim Let’s Learn French in the Little Pim Languages Category on Kidoodle.TV® to practice French with your little ones!

2. Learn about King Louis XVI and Queen Marie-Antoinette and Napoleon Bonaparte and the roles they played during the French Revolution

3. Print & Color These Bastille Day Coloring Sheets

4. Watch a show entirely in French!

5. Find France All Around You

Did you know that we use popular French inventions everyday, from Refrigerators to sewing machines and pencil sharpeners? Have your little ones look for French inspired items around the house. French fries anyone?!

6. Sing-Along en Français

Whether it’s the classic Frère Jacques, Frère Jacques, Dormez-vous… or something brand new, enjoy sing-along fun in French check out ChuChuTV’s Pluie pluie sors d`ici, Bingo et plus de chansons

7. Paint Like Your Favorite French Painter

Discover the famous artwork of French painters like Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne or Talouse Lautrec. Learn about different painting styles from impressionists to portraits. Task your little one with painting their own versions of Monet’s Water Lilies

8. (Virtually) Explore Paris

Youvisit.com offers a full range of virtual exploring on the streets of Paris. Experience historic landmarks through 360 degree virtual reality views. Head inside the famous Louvré Museum, Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower.

9. Dance the Can Can

Can your kids dance the Can Can?

10. Enjoy French Macaroons

Find your nearest pâtisserie or cook up your own French Crepe (sweet or savory) café au lait, chocolat chaud, a fresh baguette, flaky croissant or delectable macarons.