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Allison McDonald
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Attended Lakehead University
Lives in Seattle Metro
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It is important for kids to know they can do it.
Use these books to show children with dyslexia that they can do anything, including writing for a living.
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Turn your playroom into a maker space to encourage your kids to be creative!
How to turn your playroom into a maker space at home. Fun STEM activities will be done in this great playroom remodel.
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Add this weather song to your daily routine at preschool!
A great preschool weather song can be an invaluable part of your daily schedule if you do it right. Before I get into that, let me explain why I make song printables. I like having song lyrics posted in my class for various reasons, but my two favorite ones are these; The first is that even …
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Books about Father's for father's day!
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What a fun way to work on sight words!
We had record breaking temps yesterday in the Pacific Northwest and on my way home from preschool I stopped to grab some water balloons for my kids. I wanted to fit in a learning activity for my 5-year-old who is in kindergarten because we often skip the optional homework, and we haven’t done any sight …
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Love it! We are so the get-outside for homework type of people too :)
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Easy steps to take to be a better healthier role model for your kids! 
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Finally!! A list of books popular in English that are translated into Spanish!
Fantastic picture books in Spanish. This is a great resource to have for English Language Learners, for bilingual school programs, or just for fun.
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Robot books for kids - read the reviews here!
Check out these robot books for kids. Your kids won't want you to stop reading these great robot books.
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Lunchbox notes - a perfect way of making sight words stick! #makeitstick  with Post-it notes. #ad
Make lunchbox notes extra rad by slipping sight words into them. #makeitstick #ad
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This movie is out in a week! Get ready with these super easy ideas. #ad
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Make this amazing Curiosity Chalkboard and inspire your children to ask themselves what are they curious about? Inspired by Curious George, now streaming live exclusively on Hulu! #GeorgeOnHulu   #ad  
Inspired by Curious George this great chalkboard can be used to write down all the things your child is curious about!
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Kids need to be outside more - here are 21 of the BEST outdoor activities for kids. 
21 of the very best outdoor activities for kids you can do TODAY!
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Writer and Educator
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I create online early education content for teachers and parents. I design activities, crafts and early childhood education lessons. I also write on the topics of family literacy, reading instruction and children's books.
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  • No Time For Flash Cards
    Author, 2008 - present
    I create and write about activities for young kids to do at school and home.
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Founder of No Time For Flash Cards.com
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Mom, educator and the creativity behind No Time For Flash Cards a popular early learning blog.  I also write for Scholastic Parents Raise A Reader blog and PBS Parents Adventures in Learning.  I love running, candy and my family. Not in that order.
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I can read upside down and I have an uncanny knack for finding things.
Education
  • Lakehead University
    Elementary Education, 2002 - 2003
    B.Ed Graduated with honors. Focused on early literacy instruction .
  • University of Calgary
    History, 1996 - 2000
    B.A Majoring in Canadian History with a minor in American History.
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7 Amazing Children's Authors With Dyslexia
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Use these books to show children with dyslexia that they can do anything, including writing for a living.

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts
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kids crafts, books, and play ideas for children.

Painting Snow - No Time For Flash Cards
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Grab some paint and create something fun by painting snow! Mix colors, explore and get fresh air too!

Stamp & Match - Letter Matching Activity For Kids - No Time For Flas...
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Use playdough to work on letter recognition with this letter matching activity.

22 Activites For Kids Under 2 - No Time For Flash Cards
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Kepp your toddler happy and busy with these great activities for kids under 2.

6 Lego Duplo Preschool Activities - No Time For Flash Cards
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Fun and easy ways to get your kids learning with Lego Duplo preschool activities.

Easy Valentine's Day Craft {Heart Chalkboard}
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Make this easy Valentine's Day craft for your child and inspire them to write, draw and use their imagination!