Happy New Year’s! I’m sure you and your family is excited to ring in the New Year! For kids who can’t stay up past 9pm, let alone midnight, New Year’s Eve can seem like a letdown. But, there are plenty of activities around Boston for families to enjoy the holiday. Today on the blog, we’re… Read more »
Yearly Archives: 2017
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 »
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 »
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 »
Please join us in October 2017 for an Open House!
We hope you can visit one (or more!) of the Pine Village locations for a Fall 2017 Open House. Meet our Directors, tour our school(s), and learn more about our curriculum and Spanish immersion programs. RSVP at: http://bit.ly/pvpOpenHouse. All Open Houses begin promptly at 6:30 pm. Brighton (Thursday, October 12, 2017) 402 Western Ave. Brighton JP Revere St. (Wednesday,… Read more »