Franco-American Collection

Fun in French for Kids (Lewiston)

Fun in French for Kids and their Parents, Grandparents or Caregiver


For children ages 3-10

Songs, puppet shows, and stories in a creative, total-immersion setting

Come with your child to learn French songs and plays and rhymes

Contact the Franco American Heritage Center ~ 207-783-1585 ~

Dates for fall session (Saturdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m.):  September 10th, October 1st, November 19th, and December 3rd

Location:  All sessions are in the Heritage Hall at the Franco American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, Maine

Materials:   Included in the fee

•Goldilocks and the Three Bears adapted for classroom by Barbara MacArthur and Illustrated by Robert Jensen

•Chantons-Let's Sing (in French and English) by Michael Parent and Greg Boardman

Cost:  a fee of $30 per child is due at time of enrollment (each additional sibling $10): all proceeds will cover program costs.

Expectations:  parent/grandparent/caregiver must be present during the sessions and encourage the child's participation

Let's have fun with our kids - in French!

Space is limited-please contact or Rita Dube at 783-1585 to reserve a spot.     

Giving to the Collection

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The operation of the Franco-American Collection, its educational programs and the preservation of its materials are dependent on your generosity. 

Find out more about giving to the Collection through the University of Southern Maine. 

Under "Gift Details," click on "Gifts to specific...".  In the pop-up box, click the first box "Other..." then "Continue." That will take you back to the main form but now you will be able to write in "Franco-American Collection" to direct your donation correctly.

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