Tuesday, December 16, 2008

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, A Crazy European Kid Site....Fish


I'm all for spending time with my kids. As long as it doesn't bore me to tears. Our time together can't require hours of putting tons of little pieces together for only a couple of minutes of play, or taking off and putting back on again tiny shoes and accessories on little tiny dolls. Putting on tons of my-own-children sized shoes and taking them off again all day is plenty for me, thanks. It can't require collecting, and then--just at the glorious moment that the game is ending--dumping out again, little buckets of cherries. And I really really prefer that it doesn't require watching any hispanic cartoon characters. I'm so over them. So recently I found a charming little website that both my kids and I love to explore. It's European. Most of it is made to work without language (although there are a few sections where letters, numbers, or speaking are involved and you can choose your language). We could spend all day on it and never hit the same activities twice. And most of them are really educational as well as being charming and fun. Check it out. It's called www.poissonrouge.com (which is French for "really cute European website that is SO much cooler than any of your stupid American sites." And they're right).

9 comments:

Christie said...

UGH - Brynlee is totally in the "tiny shoe phase" - I'm constantly putting clothes and shoes on her dolls, only to have her take them off 30 seconds later, and then wating to put them on again. I'll have to check this site out!

Jen said...

Hmmmm, when I click on the link you have listed it takes me to a design company.

Melissa said...

Makes me wish I had little ones again to dump cherries. All I can say, is SO ENJOY this time. They weren't lying when someone said, it goes by fast and you wish you would have enjoyed it more!
Just.Saying.

rychelle said...

ok, that link took me to a site with A LOT of foreign language on it. and, i didn't see any games.....

because wether or not i have kids, i LOVE playing childrens games. ;)

Omgirl said...

Jen, try again. I misspelled "poisson" in the link. It should work now. Thanks for letting me know!

Jen said...

Its working now! Thanks. :)

André said...

C'est tres amusant.

Chelsea said...

I'm LMBO about the Hispanic cartoon characters! I can relate. :D

Holly said...

Im a disney channel snob, so I refuse to let any hispanic Characters take over our TV. ( except Handy Manny, and really I hate that show to pieces )
I will check it out. THANKS!