Ile de France - School-age
Ile de France
Things to Know
Paris is called the City of Light
Ile de France is a region and former province in North central France that includes the capital Paris.
France has twenty-seven regions. In northern France at the heart of the Ile-de-France region is Paris. Paris is situated on the river Seine.
Ile-de-France, also known as the région parisienne, "Paris region", is the most populated French region with 2.34 million people in Paris and 11.8 million people in the Ile-de-France region.
Paris, the capital and largest city of France, is a place of majestic monuments, great art, historic churches and quaint cafes.The city of Paris is built on an arc of the River Seine, and is divided into two parts: the Right Bank to the north and the smaller Left Bank in the south. Seine (river), river of northern France, risies on the Plateau of Langres, near Dijon, and flows northwest past Troyes, Fontainebleau, Paris, and Rouen, into the English Channel.
Provins, located approximately 70 miles from Paris, is one of the best preserved medieval cities in France.
The Place of Fontainebleau, approximately 37 miles south of Paris, was once one of the privileged residences of the sovereigns who ruled France.
The Tour de France bike race is held in July and they ride 2299 miles.
The most famous landmark in France is the Eiffel Tower. Official Site of the Eiffel Tower
Stories to Read (Online)
Paper City Paris
Print the templates and create Paris.
Stained Glass Paper Screen use tissue paper and chalk.
Stained Glass use crayons and wax paper.
by Leslie Kimmelman
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Tour Paris where everybody Bonjours! With lilting words shop, eat a pretty petit four, sightsee, and explore. View lively images of Paris. Look for the mousy companion on each two page spread. A fun charming tour of Paris in rhyming text.
French Word Search for Kids
Flag of France (pdf)
Eiffel Tower color page