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Allison McDonald

Allison McDonald

Allison has been teaching children in various capacities since 1993. She started as a day camp leader at a local recreation center while in high school,  taught various preschool age and after school programs through university, and worked as a reading tutor while pursuing a second degree in elementary education. After graduating with honors she set out to teach, ended up as a director of a large childcare center and preschool, and eventually returned to the classroom. Her son’s birth brought her to combine her love of teaching and helping other parents, sparking the idea for her blog, No Time For Flash Cards.

Since starting NTFFC in early 2008, she has had the opportunity to contribute activities to many websites, become a staff blogger at FamilyEducation.com, and write curriculum for Itty-Bitty Bookworm, a literature-based preschool curriculum.

 

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by Allison McDonald
Every family is unique. These books help children learn about families all around them.
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Use these children's books to prepare your toddler or preschooler for your next airplane ride.
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by Allison McDonald
Fun low-pressure ways to work on literacy skills before your child enters kindergarten.
by Allison McDonald
Do you remember reading these chapter books?
by Allison McDonald
6 great titles to explore with your toddler for Independence Day.
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by Allison McDonald
8 wonderful reads to get excited about heading off to camp.
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This Father's Day, check out these quirky children's books that celebrate quirky dads.
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How to turn an everyday outing into something really special for your kids.
by Allison McDonald
Try this simple game with your beginning reader.
by Allison McDonald
Why it's not something we need to do and what we should do instead.

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