Category: Spanish tip

Keeping Spanish Fun!

A great way to keep children interested in practicing Spanish is to make it fun! Children want to speak and interact with the people they admire and about things that interest them. Who do they admire most? YOU! Tie Spanish into family game night or watch a favorite movie in Spanish! Discover new places together… Read more »

Thanksgiving in Spanish

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Do something different and add a little Spanish fun to the table! Use some Spanish vocabulary to talk about the food you will eat, to have a conversation, and to surprise everyone. Here’s some Thanksgiving vocabulary: Turkey- El Pavo (pah-voe) Stuffing- El Relleno (reh-ye-no) Cranberries- Los Arándanos (are-and-ah-nose) Potatoes-… Read more »

Reading is Key to Raising Bilingual Children!

Exposing children to a second language naturally is the most effective way to support second language learning. One of the most  impressionable ways we have found at Pine Village is to read as much as possible! Reading is key in language development in children and has endless benefits. Along with increased vocabulary, enhanced concentration and… Read more »

Cooking in Spanish – Fall Soup Recipe

Cooking with kids is a great way to get them engaged in the food preparation process to enjoy and appreciate food – as well as a time to learn more about the Spanish culture! Today on the blog post we are sharing a wonderful recipe to try and enjoy at home – especially because it’s… Read more »

Back to School Spanish Tip of the Week

And just like that, we’re back to reality! School has just barely begun and things are already in full swing! We are so excited to have your little ones back and beyond thrilled to be working with them over the next year. September is such an fun-filled month for us – we love getting to know our… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: ίToma!

ίToma! “Toma” is a simple phrase you can start practicing today with your children! It has many meanings and it can be used in lots of circumstances! Toma….Here you go/Take it. Toma el juguete….Take the toy. Toma una siesta….Take a nap. Toma una foto….Take a picture. Toma un pedazo de papel….Take the piece of paper…. Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: Camping in the Woods

Heading into nature for a night under the stars or in a tent? For this week’s Spanish tip of the week, we’ve put together some phrases to use while camping, so you can practice Spanish with your little one! Enjoy nature and your wonderful families! Happy summer! De campamento al bosque…………………………………Camping in the woods Me… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: Exotic Animals

Summer is in full swing! Around Boston, there are plenty of great zoos in the area to explore with your little ones. For today’s Spanish Tip of The Week, we’ve put together a list of some of the exotic animals you may find at the zoo. Practice these words in Spanish as you Explore! Exotic… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: Playdough

Just in time for summer break, we’re sharing our Spanish Tip of the Week – PLAYDOUGH   Hay muchísimos beneficios para el desarrollo del niño cuando están usando Plastilina. Aquí compartimos algunos de ellos: There are many benefits for your child’s development when they’re using PLAYDOUGH. Here we’re sharing just some of them: It helps… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: Muy Vs. Mucho

To get back on track with our blog, we’re starting up our Spanish Tip of the Week! Every week, we’ll share some information about the Spanish language, some new words, a fun fact or incorporating it into your everyday life! Today, we’re looking at: MUY VS MUCHO To talk about quantities and amounts, in Spanish… Read more »