Mar 16

4 Ways to Spot and Nurture Talent In Your Child

Author: Dana Matthews

I really liked the article "4 Ways to Spot and Nurture Talent In Your Child."  As a parent, you may not realize your child’s talent but the good news is it takes a village to raise a child.  While my daughter was in kindergarten, the class had an art show. During the show a good friend mentioned how my daughter had a good eye for color combinations and was really impressed by her project. The next day my friend gave my daughter a professional art set. The set was in a beautiful wood carrying case and contained water color paints, oil paints, colored pencils, art chalk and everything else! My daughter loved this art set and looked forward to drawing, painting and coloring with her new set. We started getting books about artists and going to art shows. Six years later she still loves to paint and still has her first art carrying case. I am definitely not an artist, so it was great that my friend identified her talent. Who knows where this can lead?

By the way, the painting above is not my daughter’s painting!

Read the full article on the Child Development Institute site