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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
Discover some small presents that pack a powerful learning punch.
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by Allison McDonald
This holiday season, try giving your children these stocking stuffers to promote key literacy skills.
by Allison McDonald
Teach your young child more about Hanukkah with these board books.
by Allison McDonald
These holiday gift sets are terrific gifts for your children — and don't need a single battery.
by Allison McDonald
9 great books to help your kids who need or are already wearing glasses feel good about them.
by Allison McDonald
There’s a book for all aged readers on this fun list, whether your kid wears or doesn't wear glasses.
by Allison McDonald
Try this family writing activity this Thanksgiving.
by Allison McDonald
Use these recommended reads to teach your kids about Thanksgiving.
by Allison McDonald
Give your kids something more than turkey to dive into over Thanksgiving break.
by Allison McDonald
Do your kids have creative excuses for not going to bed? Make excuses the subject of your bedtime stories with these titles.

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