Click to Watch in HD > Frère Jacques (Are You Sleeping?) - French Nursery Song

Watch Frère Jacques, Frère Jacques, Dormez vous? Dormez vous? Sonnez Les Matines, sonnez Les Matines, Ding, dang, dong! Ding, dang, dong! **Translation** Brother John, Brother John, Are you sleeping? Are you sleeping? Ring the Matins bell, ring the morning bell, Ding, dang dong! Ding, dang, dong! Frère Jacques is a lovely traditional French nursery song sometimes called Are You Sleeping? Its the perfect song to introduce children to their first French words, and has a whole host of additional educational benefits. Ideal for introducing Do Re Mi, a first tune to play on the chime bars or the piano (tutorial here: and v=d5CYVNrbD9s) or for singing in a round. Check out some activity ideas and educational benefits on our blog:

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