Posts Tagged: kids

Saturday Spanish Is Back!

2018-2019 Juntos Conectamos: Together We Connect Three 8-week sessions during the 2018-2019 school year: When: Saturdays, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. o Sept. 22 – Nov. 17, 2018 [no class 10/6] o Jan. 12 – March 16, 2019 [no class 1/19 or 2/16] o March 23 – May 18, 2019 [no class 4/20] Where: Porter Square (2067 Mass. Ave., Cambridge) AND Needham (65… Read more »

2018 Spring Information Sessions

Join us at one or more of our Pine Village Preschool locations to learn about our Spanish immersion programs and tour the classrooms. Hear from our directors and teachers about developmentally appropriate practices and our social/emotional curriculum. RSVP at http://bit.ly/pvpInfoSession All information sessions start promptly at 6:30pm Brighton (Tue. March 20) 402 Western Ave. Brighton,… Read more »

Singing with Kids in Spanish

Kids love music and singing as a fun activity to do together and YouTube is an excellent resource for adding new songs in Spanish to your repertoire! It’s a great way to learn new words and vocabulary. We’ve shared some fun classics with links to the YouTube videos along with the words and translations below…. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »