Joyeux Noël – Christmas

Joyeux Noël – Christmas

French Traditions and Activities for Primary Schools (KS2)


Use French festivals and traditions to bring your French Christmas topic alive!

This pack contains background information on how Christmas is celebrated in France, from La fête de Saint-Nicolas on 6th December through to La Saint-Sylvestre (New Year's Eve) on 31st December.

Teaching activities range from writing letters to Père Noël and drawing and labelling a traditional French Christmas dinner to comparing how Christmas is celebrated in Britain and France.

The words to two popular French Christmas carols are given: Douce Nuit (Silent Night) and Vive le Vent (Jingle Bells).

All the pages are reproducible and can be displayed on an interactive white board.

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Product details

  • Released date: Nov 09, 2015
  • Pages: 5
  • Type: Reproducible e-resource
  • ISBN: 9780857471895
  • Subjects: Christmas, MFL: French
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