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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
Apples are fun for children to explore, especially when you have these books to match.
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Reading with big kids is important, but enjoying what you are reading with them is, too!
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by Allison McDonald
Explore culture this summer with books and a family field trip.
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Simple children's books to help kids understand child what transgender means.
by Allison McDonald
Get your child ready for kindergarten with fantastic children's books all about starting school.
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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Fun low-pressure ways to work on literacy skills before your child enters kindergarten.
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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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