Allison McDonald is a former preschool teacher and director who started her popular early education blog No Time For Flash Cards as a way to keep one foot in her professional life while knee deep in motherhood. Learning should be fun and it's Allison's goal to help all parents be able to add a little fun and learning to their child's day. Allison lives in a yellow farmhouse outside of Seattle with her two kids and husband.
This game is super simple and works on counting, subitizing ( recognizing amounts without counting ) , as well as fine motor and hand eye coordination. I didn’t even mention kids get to make a super cool bracelet too.
Teaching young children about being thankful, an abstract concept, can be tricky. Creating a Thanksgiving time capsule is a good way to work on these concepts together and involving the whole family is a great way to model thankfulness as well.