Helping your child
Get ready for
Fun learning activities in French
for your child and you
Marianne and Dino
Online activities in French at tfo.org/mini
TV programs in French for 2-to-6-year-olds
starting at 6 am every day.
You‛re a big kid now, and you‛re going to school!
You‛re going to learn all kinds of things like how to
count and how to draw! You‛ll sing songs, and you‛ll
hear stories that will make you laugh! And you‛re going
to be doing it in French!
To help you get a head start with your French, take
a look at fun activities you‛ll really like.
Marianne and Dino
You have just enrolled your child in a
kindergarten or Grade 1 French-immersion
program. TFO MediaGroup Educational Services
produces and distributes French-language
educational and cultural plurimedia content.
We are pleased to offer you fun activities that
take a practical approach to learning and are designed
especially for children entering kindergarten or Grade 1.
TFO can be a great partner in your child’s education and development.
You can also contribute to our educational and cultural content by
becoming a member of TFO.
At TFO, your child’s success is important to us!
Director of Communications, TFO MediaGroup
Online educational activities at tfo.org
Au jardin enchanté de Pouce-vert
(Green Thumb’s enchanted garden)
Pouce-vert invites his friends into his
enchanted garden to learn new
vocabulary words. This activity develops
attention, dexterity, memory and other
Children join Manon and her farm-animal
friends to play simple games at her pond, in
her garden, and at her house. This activity
develops attention, dexterity, and memory.
Nelly & César
This activity includes puzzles and
games to develop attention (find
the hidden animals), a sense of
logic, and dexterity (avoiding
obstacles while riding a bike).
Videos of Nelly & César are also
Le grenier de Bisou (Bisou’s Attic)
Bisou helps young children to explore their everyday
lives and the world around them. In the process, they
count, learn the alphabet, acquire new vocabulary,
and develop their visual memory.
Les tranches font la paire
(Two Slices Make a Pair)
Madame Tranche de Pain prepares a
delicious sandwich, and children help
her to find the ingredients!
Wumpa the Walrus invites children to
explore the Arctic and its ice sheet!
Le château magique
(The Toy Castle)
As they explore the toy castle, young
children find games that help them
to learn the letters of the alphabet,
numbers, sounds and music, dance
steps, and colours.
Les dessins-mystères de Méli-Fleur
(Méli-Fleur’s Mystery Drawings)
This activity helps children to
develop hand-eye co-ordination
by using their computer mouse to
connect the dots.
Online interactive reading at tfo.org
Carmen à la Campagne (Carmen in the Country)
Carmen reads stories to children while they follow
in her interactive books.
L’histoire du petit Poupouyaki (The Story of Little Poupouyaki)
Children turn the pages and listen to the story of Poupouyaki. On
each page, they can click a little picture of the Poupouyaki holding a
pencil, then play games where they answer questions to see if they
understand the story.
Léonard le canard (Leonard the Duck)
Children listen to the story of Leonard the Duck and develop their
vocabulary by following the words and answering questions.
TFO, the favourite French-language
destination for parents and children
Children‛s TV personalities who are
creative, endearing, and fun
Marianne and Dino of
Mini TFO keep children
company with fun TV
programming all day
Mini TFO is a Frenchlanguage
universe where children feel at home and
develop their identity through games and all
kinds of exploration.
Your 2-to-6-year-olds will also find all their
favourite French-speaking characters on TFO:
Wonder Choux (Wonder Pets), Caillou, Le
Dino train (Dinosaur Train), Thomas le petit
train (Thomas the Tank Engine), Sid le petit
scientifique (Sid the Science Kid), and many
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ones get off to a good start
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