Books, Toys, and More for Gifted Children
Top 10 Harry Potter Toys for Gifted Children
Fans of Harry Potter love to immerse themselves in Harry's world. Whether it's pretending to be a student (or teacher) at Hogwarts, playing chess with Hogwarts figures, playing Harry Potter based games or even running the Hogwarts Express on a train track set up, HP fans can find something to make them very happy.
Math Games for Gifted Children
Some children struggle with math, while others love it and can't get enough of numbers and all you can do with them. Those children who are math fans will love these number games. And those children who struggle with math - or just aren't all that fond of numbers - will have fun as they learn math functions. They might even begin to love numbers! Either way, you can't go wrong getting one of these games for your child.
Strategy Board Games
Strategy games require some critical thinking and planning. So what kind of games could be more perfect for gifted kids? If you are looking for ways to get the kids off the computer and video games and for ways to get the family together, then strategy games are a great way to do it. These strategy games are among the best available and can be played and enjoyed by all but the youngest members of a family.
E-Book Readers for Everyone
In some ways e-readers have made it possible to expand on our reading habits rather than limit them. Many classic books are available for free and it is easy to take notes, or search for a phrase or a quote. E-Readers can both encourage and nurture a love of reading and so make great gifts for kids of all ages.
Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings trilogy has long been a favorite among fans of high fantasy, and gifted kids (and adults) are among those fans. Some classic games, like Monopoly, are fun just as they are, but when you add a Lord of the Rings twist, they become even more fun. Here are some games that LOTR fans will love. There's even one for the under 5 set!
Easy Christmas Stocking Stuffers
You're all done with your Christmas shopping. The house is festively decorated, all ready for Santa Clause. Then you realize that your child's Christmas Stocking is empty. What do you put in it? You really don't have a lot of time left to hunt down the perfect items. Don't worry. There are many easy-to-find, inexpensive items you can put in your child's stocking that will be sure to put a smile on his or her face.
Halloween Movies for Kids
Everyone knows that Halloween is a time for dressing up and going out trick-or-treating. But it's also a great time for kids to face their fears and just have some fun. These movies will help kids do both.
Brain Teaser Manipulative Puzzles for Kids
What does a gifted child like more than an intellectual challenge? The puzzles listed here not only offer some mental challenges, they are portable! They can easily be carried in a purse or a backback. They can be taken to school, to restaurants, and on road trips -- anywhere kids might find themselves with some time to fill.
Classical Music for Kids
Music is all around us. Our children are exposed to music probably as much as we are. Our children hear what we listen to and as they get older, they listen to what their friends listen to. Unless you are a classical music fan, your child is not likely to hear much classical music. Introduce your child to it through these book and CD sets.
Software for Gifted Kids.
Like many kids, gifted kids enjoy playing computer games. This activity is not necessarily a negative one. Many computer games are engaging because they make kids think and help quench their seemingly insatiable thirst for knowledge. Regardless of your child's age or interests, there are some great computer games for him or her. Here are some of the very best.
Renew Your Child's Interest in Those Old and Easy Jigsaw Puzzles
Gifted children love jigsaw puzzles. They also love a challenge, so when the puzzles become too easy, the children lose interest. Don't throw those old puzzles away, though! Renew your children's interest in those old puzzles with these tricks.
Benefits of Video Games for Gifted Children
Are video games bad for children? Not necessarily. In fact, video games can have some definite benefits. Gifted children often find game play intellectually stimulating and educational.
Animated Movies Gifted Children Will Love
Gifted children enjoy animated movies as much as other children do, but the one they like best are the ones that feature the characteristics they admire like loyalty, honor, friendship and courage. Here are ten of the best animated movies for gifted children.