Current research leads to the belief that speaking two or more languages can add to the cognitive flexibility of the child.
The different connotations and ideas around a word in the different languages allows the child to build a more complex understanding of the world at a younger age.
Although it is never too late to learn a language, learning at the early ages is ideal because so much development takes place during these years.
Olé Kids classes encourage all aspects of child development through stories, matching games, movement, arts and crafts, singing and signing and exploring materials and topics.
The choice of mixing children from the ages of 6 months to 4 years old is not an accidental choice but rather an intentional one, as we believe that in a group lesson the younger ones are encouraged to learn by observing the ability of older children and makes them more confident to speak in public.
If you’re a Spanish speaker you and your child will meet other Spanish speakers and if you’re interested in learning another language with your little one, Spanish is a great choice.
- Spanish is the official language in 23 countries worldwide
- Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world in terms of native speakers
- Learning a second language at an early age may benefit problem-solving skills and general mental development