Posts Tagged: bilingual

Spanish Tip of the Week: We are Going on a Plane Trip

We are Going on a Plane Trip Nos Vamos de Paseo en Avión If you are traveling this holiday season, make it a fun opportunity learn and practice new Spanish words with your child! They will love the new experience and using their new vocabulary as they travel! To help, we’ve put together a list… Read more »

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 »

Top 5 Myths About Spanish Immersion Preschool Education

  When we founded Pine Village Preschool in Boston in early 2001, the mere suggestion of immersing young preschool aged children in a multicultural bilingual environment (with the intention of introducing Spanish as a second language) caused widespread panic (well not quite that severe!).  Fast forward to today and the information highway is jammed with… 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 »