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French Institute and the Alliance Française (FIAF)







7 N Willow Street Suite 7, Montclair, NJ 07042

Toddlers (2-4 yrs)
Schoolkids (5-7 yrs)
Tweens (8-12 yrs)
Teens (13-18 yrs)

French Classes for Kids at FIAF Montclair

FIAF offers french programs and lessons for Toddlers, Kids, and Teens (ages 1-17). Children can learn French, attend social and cultural events specially curated for them, and take advantage of their Library's collection of French books, ebooks, magazines, and movies for kids. 

Whether you’re planning a trip to France, interested in brushing up your French, or looking to explore the language for the first time, FIAF classes in Montclair will unlock the best of French and French cultures for you. All french classes for kids are taught by highly trained native speakers of French who come from all over the Francophone world and are fully certified to teach French as a foreign language.

French Preschool

The FIAF Preschool provides your toddler (ages 2½ to 4) a joyful entry into French language and culture, combining the best of French and American teaching methods within a rich, multicultural environment.

French Summer Camps

Toddlers to Teens will play and stay active all summer during week-long camps. Each day includes language lessons plus a variety of activities including cooking, art, music, yoga, fashion, wildlife, and more. Open to all levels of French including native French-speaking kids. Whether your child is new to French or already proficient, these day camps will help them learn and improve their French while having fun and making new friends.

French Summer Day Camp and Classes

  • Summer à petits pas Classes (ages 2–5)
  • Summer Fun in French Day Camps for Toddlers (ages 3–5)
  • Summer Fun in French Day Camps for Kids (ages 6–11)
  • Summer Immersion Classes for Teens (ages 11–18)


Library's Kids' Corner

Featuring French books, music, films, and language guides for all ages, as well as activities like storytime, video games, and more.

FIAF will strictly follow guidelines recommended by the CDC and public health authorities regarding COVID-19. In-person classes and camps meet in small groups in spacious classrooms. Everyone over the age of 2 must wear a face mask and maintain social distancing at all times. Health checks are administered upon entering FIAF and a more frequent building-wide cleaning schedule has been implemented.

If you are interested in different times or classes than are currently offered, please send your requests to



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