Posts Tagged: kids

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 »

Hurricane Relief and Pine Village Preschool

Dear Pine Village Families & Friends, Two weeks ago, as we watched coverage of the destruction and hardship caused by the hurricanes in Texas and Florida, we wanted to do something to help. It is hard to imagine what this experience has been like for everyone living through it while also so difficult for us… 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 »

Fall 2017: Saturday Program – Juntos Conectamos

We are so excited to announce the dates for our fall Saturday program! Juntos Conectamos is an innovative and educational program designed to support the social/emotional health and well-being of children ages 3 years to 7 years old. The program goals center on encouraging team building skills, problem solving, cooperation and fostering healthy peer relationships. Each class… Read more »

Boston Summer Fun in Spanish

  It’s that time of the summer. The rush of excitement for summer vacation is starting to fade. Kids are getting bored. Parents are getting cranky. You need some new ideas for things to do to keep everyone occupied, while also not breaking the bank. We’ve added some Spanish vocabulary words so you can practice… 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 »

6 Questions To Ask When Picking Your Child’s Preschool

Choosing a preschool for your toddler is a huge decision. There are a many different options available and you want to make sure you pick the best environment for your child to thrive and grow as they develop and get ready for their future! When you go in to visit a preschool, you want to… 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 »

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 »