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How to Teach Gratitude to Your Preschooler

“Develop an attitude of gratitude. Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you” — motivational speaker Brian Tracy Teaching your preschooler about gratitude can help them feel more positive about their surroundings and deal with any adversity they experience when they get older. Here are some ways you can teach […]

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Day of the Dead Activities for Preschoolers

Young Spanish language learners love celebrating the Day of the Dead, which takes place in Mexico and around the world on November 1 and 2. This annual event — which positively remembers family members who have passed away — is best known for its colorful costumes and masks that look like painted skulls. The Day […]

Tips for Starting Preschool

As summer transitions to Fall and vacation season comes to a close, parents often begin considering preschool placement for their little ones. This can be a major transition for young children, especially if they’ve spent most of their days at home. These tips will help ease the transition into a new preschool routine. Bedtime Routines […]

Why Summer Might Be the Best Time for Your Preschooler to Learn a Second Language

School’s not out for summer! KSS Preschools, which serves the San Francisco Bay Area, offers Spanish sessions through July and August, helping little language learners immerse themselves in a second language in classrooms and outdoor environments. Here are some reasons why the summer months are the best time for preschoolers to learn a new language.  […]

KSS Preschool Spanish Summer Activities

Best Spanish Language Books, Songs, and Activities for Preschoolers

Summer is finally here in the San Francisco Bay Area, and there’s no better time for your child to brush up on their Spanish language skills! Here are some fun books, songs, and activities preschoolers will enjoy during these hot summer months. 3 Spanish Language Books Your Child Can Add to Their Summer Reading Lists […]

How Outdoor Learning Facilitates Preschool Language Immersion

It’s that time of the year again in San Francisco. The sweet bay trees have blossomed, and the temperatures are rising, so it can only mean one thing — spring has sprung! This season, KSS Preschool will open its doors and encourage our young language learners to participate in outdoor educational and recreational activities. Here’s […]

How Language Immersion Teachers Make an Impact

Many of our testimonials focus on the quality of our teachers or Maestras at KSS Immersion Preschools. Parents tell us how our Maestras are “loving,” “patient” and “positive” toward their children who enroll in our Spanish language preschool. So what is it about teachers that is so vital in early childhood education? Let’s take a […]

Why Should Your Child Learn Spanish? Here are 4 Reasons 

There are nearly 7,000 distinct languages in the world, so why should you enroll your little one in a Spanish language immersion preschool? After all, Mandarin Chinese is the planet’s most-spoken first language. Learning German, meanwhile, brings the most increased earning potential. So what is it about Spanish that makes it such an incredible language to learn at preschool? 1. […]

Lifelong Benefits to Language Immersion Preschool

The Lifelong Benefits of Early Learning Language Immersion

Mastering a second language like Spanish at preschool isn’t just easier — children develop language skills faster than adults — but it can bring lifelong bilingual benefits in kids. From improved social skills to improved academic performance, here are some advantages of enrolling in a language immersion preschool.  Improved Social Skills Learning a second language like Spanish […]

Early Language Immersion Preschool Helps English Skills

Language Immersion Can Improve Your Child’s First Language

Learning a second language can enhance working memory, build executive function skills and even lead to better friendships. But there’s another benefit of bilingual education. Enrolling your child in a language immersion preschool could improve their English grammar, vocabulary, reading and speaking skills. This accelerated language acquisition can benefit your child’s progress in other academic areas. This post […]

Common Myths About Early Childhood Language Immersion

6 Common Myths About Language Immersion

Learning a second language makes a huge, positive impact on your child’s brain. Language learning boosts problem-solving and enhances a student’s ability to multi-task. However there are a lot of myths about language immersion and early childhood education. As you research the benefits of enrolling your child in a language immersion preschool, here are some common […]

How Does Language Immersion Improve Working Memory?

As the world becomes more bilingual and multilingual, you need ways to better prepare our children for their future. Bilingual education and the associated language immersion open your children up to more opportunities. A dual-language education better prepares students for the workforce of the future, with increasing international opportunities and a salary to match.  A […]

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!

Combining a quality early childhood education with a Spanish immersion program gives our students a leg up in their education and their lives. For parents who value multilingualism – beginning their child's formal learning with an immersion preschool is a natural fit. During this time, children’s brains are hard-wired for language learning and pick it up naturally. Bilingual children expand their awareness of the world and gain significant cognitive benefits. For students from Spanish-speaking homes, a Spanish-immersion education helps keep the family’s cultural heritage alive. There are many benefits of multilingualism and we are proud to support our students on their journey.

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