While IQ tests are not typically given until a child reaches elementary age, a demonstrated ability above that of his or her peers in one of four areas may be an indicator of giftedness. This post offers a set of traits exemplifying giftedness in preschool-aged children and the challenges for parents associated with each of these traits. Lastly, the post contains tips for addressing those specific challenges and nurturing a gifted child's strengths.
Did you know? As abstract thinkers, many gifted children easily become disorganized and distracted. That is why written charts and checklists are the preferred method for helping gifted children track homework assignments, chores, and more. Happy #NationalGiftedChildrenWeek!