French Solar System Song

This easy, sing-along French Solar System Song for children is a great addition to learning about space and linking it to French!

The perfect way for children and young learners to learn a French song and about orbits at the same time. 

What is it?

Learn this French Solar System Song as part of our your wider curriculum learning about Space. 

The song includes key verbs and nouns relating to the Earth, the Sun and the Moon.  

The song is written to help young learners with lots of repetition and a catchy, fun tune.

The lyrics are provided below:


La terre tourne et tourne  – French orbit song!

La terre tourne et tourne = The Earth turns and turns

Tourne et tourne et tourne et tourne = Turns and turns and turns and turns

24 heures = 24 hours

Tous les jours = Everyday

La lune orbite la terre  = The moon orbits the Earth

28 jours = 28 days

La Terre orbite le Soleil  = The Earth orbits the sun

365 jours = 365 days

Who is it for?

Perfect for children, schools, families and adults who are learning French!

User-friendly features, make this activity an ideal choice for busy teachers and parents alike.

As a primary teacher, you’ll appreciate this song’s alignment with the curriculum, ensuring a seamless integration into your lesson plans. For global educators, our French name song provides a valuable asset for language development in diverse classrooms.

Parents of young children will find joy in supporting their little ones as they sing along and learn about the solar system in French.

Secondary French teachers can use this resource as a supplementary tool to enhance .  A fun way to introduce or consolidate learning of space and French!

How to use this song

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