Early Childhood

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There are many sites where you will find information about young children. Here are a selection you may like to start with. You will find further information in The Beginner’s Guide to Life on the Bright Side  and also in Gifted Children: Resources for Parents and Teachers in WA.

You may also find these links of use:

Small Poppies: Highly Gifted Children in the Early Years

Frequently Asked Questions about Extreme Intelligence in Very Young Children

Parenting Gifted Preschoolers

Vulnerability of Young Gifted Children 

The Importance of Early Identification of Giftedness by Linda Silverman

Young gifted girls and boys: Perspectives through the lens of gender by Libby Lee

Raising Preschoolers by Sylvia Rimm covers topics including teaching values, kindness and consideration, discipline and play before providing suggestions when looking for child care.

Drawing development in Children  Perspectives on mental and creative stages of development in children as expressed in their drawing. Includes illustrations of the stages.

Authors to look for with expertise in the early childhood years include
Dr Cathie Harrison
Dr Louise Porter