Gifted Children

How to recognise special gifts in your children and how to foster them.

Questions & Answers

What milestones in terms of co-ordination should I look for in my child?

Three year olds often struggle with co-ordination – so while they’re physically capable, some tasks are trickier than others.
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How can I tell if my preschooler is gifted?

Gifted preschoolers are much the same as their peers at this age, and they benefit from the same things too.
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When will I know if my child is gifted?

Most often, a child who is gifted will not be discovered until they enter school. However, some children will show signs of giftedness as early as 1 year of age.
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What exactly is a gifted child?

An academically gifted child has an insatiable appetite for knowledge.
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What to do if other kids ridicule my preschooler for being so smart?

Being teased is not fun for any child, and because they’re usually more sensitive than their peers, it’s even less so for gifted children.
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How do I tell if my child is gifted, or above average?

Figuring out whether a preschooler is gifted is not always easy, but there are telltale clues you can look out for.
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What can I do to make things easier for my gifted child?

Gifted children don’t always have it easy. If you want to help, then there are a few easy things you can do.
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