Category: parents

Come Celebrate 15 Years of Pine Village!

It’s 2016. Do you know what that means? It means that it’s time to celebrate our fifteen year anniversary with a HUGE Pine Village reunion! Where: Castle Island, South Boston When: Saturday, September 17, 2016 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Cost: FREE! But we ask you to RSVP at bit.ly/PVPrsvp BY 9/11/16 so we… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: Translator Apps

Many parents ask us if they can successfully support their child’s growing Spanish skills if they themselves don’t speak Spanish.  The answer is a resounding yes!  There are many ways you can help your child continue to develop skills in any language.  For those of you that have smart phones, there are many translator apps… Read more »

Greetings!

Hello Pine Village friends! Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jen Doyle, and I’ve just begun working with Pine Village in the area of communications, which will include regular postings to the blog. Just to give you a little bit of background, I’m the mom of two Pine Village alums – Lucy, 12,… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: A game to try at home

If you are looking for more opportunities to practice Spanish with your children, repetitive games, songs, and rhymes can be a great way to build vocabulary and increase your child’s comfort level while using Spanish. Try this game at home to practice syntax and color names. Remember, in Spanish we usually put the adjective after… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week – Socializing

When we take our children to the playground, a party, or any other kind of event, we tend to use a number of phrases to encourage them to initiate play and navigate typical Toddler- & Preschool-age interactions. Normally, many of us do this in English. Now that you’re part of a community of families dedicated… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: Practicing your own Spanish with the PVP Teachers

Many parents and caregivers are very eager to practice Spanish at Pine Village. Conversing with the teachers in Spanish is a great way to get information about your child on a daily basis while also enhancing your own language skills!The following phrases are very simple and easy to practice every day. Choose a phrase each… Read more »