Teacher's Part to Support Creativeness of Gifted Children in Pre-school Period and Activity Examples

Yuvaci Z., DAĞLIOĞLU H. E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION, cilt.8, sa.1, ss.39-61, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.20489/intjecse.239575
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.39-61


Pre-school stage is a very important period filled with experiences in which children acquire basic term and skills. Permanent influences in a child's life can only be realized through the support of all developmental areas of that child in the process of education. Although gifted children have different characteristics compared to the other children who show different developments than the normal ones, in fact they are very similar in terms of the educational opportunities that should be given to them. The most distinguishing characteristic of gifted children is that they learn easily and fast being creative at the same time. Accordingly, creativity should not only taken into consideration with gifted children and should be inserted into the programs that teachers follow as well. This paper includes creative activities for gifted children and provides suggestions for teacher to help them apply those activities. The Study includes the creative activities for gifted children and suggestions about the creative activities planned for gifted children are given to the teachers. Creative activities for gifted children during the preschool term are gathered with the samples of different by rewieving the literature. The activities for gifted children in pre-school stage are presented with the examples from both inside and outside the country together with the literary review.