Posts Tagged: language

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 »

Enjoy the Holidays in Spanish

Happy Holiday Season! The holidays are here. No matter what you celebrate, it’s a festive time of year and a perfect opportunity to make the most out of the season with your kids! To fully immerse your kids and your family in the Spanish language and culture, we love sharing tips and vocab to practice… 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 »

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 »

Mealtime in Spanish

  With “back-to-school” hype winding down (or is it actually winding up?), we know many of our families are taking time to connect with their kids during family dinner nights. Talking over dinner is a wonderful way to learn about each other’s day and spend some quality time together! Today on the blog we’re sharing… 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 »