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Explore France and find out about French artists, a world famous cycle race and delicious French food
France is a picturesque country with breathtaking landscapes, fairytale château and lush valley and hillside vineyards where grapes are grown. It is particularly known for its quality wines and delicious foods. Locals purchase freshly-grown vegetables, fruits and herbs, and bread, oils and cheeses, in vibrant farmers’ markets.
French people enjoy eating in restaurants and drinking coffee in pavement cafés. In town and village squares, they play traditional games such as boules (the French version of bowling). The annual Tour de France is a world famous cycle race. Notable French artists and composers include Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Claude Debussy and Camille Saint-Saëns.
Varied images of French life; appropriate books, games and puzzles; role-play items (Hope Education has a chef’s outfit and packs that include baguettes, croissants and pastries); French holiday brochures; French holiday souvenirs provided by staff and parents.
1 Let’s create an impression
Explore French impressionists
Expressive Arts and Design
Exploring and Using Media and Materials
Development matters: begin to combine movement, materials, media or marks (22-36 months); differentiate marks and movements on paper (30-50 months).
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