Hi I’m Jessica – Co-Director of PELP, MA.
I absolutely LOVE teaching this curriculum to children! Our classes, camps, and story times are full of books, songs, manipulatives, and games. The tried-and-true method that we use is not only fun – it’s functional! Children don’t even realize that they’re learning!
Have you gone on a nature walk recently with your little (or not-so-little) one? No matter what your age, walking can help us feel connected to the world and others. It’s fun to find (or place your own!) painted rocks. Or see a raptor take flight, or a duck land in a little pond near you. Or come…Read More
Communicating in another language is a great accomplishment in and of itself. (Even if you’re not fully fluent!) It is incredibly powerful and empowering. The ability to communicate in a second language opens windows to untold opportunities, expands job possibilities, and plants the seed for travel and adventure. And purposeful or not — it opens…Read More
Our family classes are a combination of routine and new activities. Once you’ve come to class a few times, you and your budding adventurer will soon become familiar with our Hola and Adios songs, along with many of our other routine songs and gross motor activities. Predictable structure, along with familiar songs and activities, provide…Read More
Have you ever had a picnic in the graveyard? At night? With lots of candles and a mariachi band? If so, you’ve probably been lucky enough to celebrate Día de los muertos, or Day of the Dead, an important cultural holiday celebrated in Mexico and some regions in Latin America, and even in some places…Read More
When our children learn a skill, such as a new language, parents or caregivers might feel anxious to test their progress. It’s exciting, after all, to see a child’s growth and development happen right before our eyes. However, learning is a process and there are several different levels kids go through as they work their…Read More