How to handle a gifted preschooler

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How to handle a gifted preschooler

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If you think your child is gifted, I think all children are gifted in some way, I think that term alone gets thrown around so much these days like, oh my gosh my kid knows it's colors they're so talented and gifted. But an actual fact it's more important to look at your child as a whole. How are they socially? Can they interact with their peers? Or are they standoffish and like to play alone? Are they building good friendships? Can they communicate openly and willingly? There's a lot more to look at than just the one thing that you think they might be good at. It is important to encourage that, I'm not saying not to, but it's also really important to let the child develop at the normal rate. Typical two year old stuff. Typical three year old stuff. Typical four. For each age and stage. It is very important.

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Renae Plant

Preschooler Director

Australian native Renae Plant saved Los Angeles-based Camelot Preschool on February 14, 2008 along with a handful of parents who believed that Camelot should remain a community preschool. Over the years, Camelot has flourished under her leadership as owner/director. Renae improved the campus with eco-friendly bamboo floors, synthetic grass, themed sand castle and play structures. Her biggest accomplishment was turning a run-down shed, in record time, into an eco-friendly, open plan classroom with natural skylights and a special indoor/outdoor feel. Most recently she planned and added a Kindergarten Program to compliment the school and continues to implement new exciting parent involvement programs as well as Music, Spanish, Yoga and Sign Language.  She oversees the day-to-day running of Camelot as well as juggling her hubby Livinio and three kids, Ilan, Mateo and Deklan, (all of whom attended Camelot) and her bump maternity clothing line.

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