Brilliant Activities for Gifted and Talented Children

A book full of ideas for enjoyable classroom activities for children aged 6 and up.

  • Covers many types of creative and critical thinking skills that will enable children to develop their cognitive processes.
  • Allows room for creativity and open-ended answers.
  • Some activities can stretch for days; others are suitable for a quick warm-up to spark interest and excite the brain.

Ages: 5-12 years

About the Author

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Ashley Mowett

Ashley McCabe Mowat is a Gifted Educator and Consultant.

Ashley grew up in the southern states of America and was a student in the gifted programme from the age of 8. She received a BA in Early Childhood Education, a BA in Elementary Education and studied Psychology at Converse Women's College in South Carolina. Following university, Ashley continued her education at Converse, receiving a masters degree in Gifted Education. During this time, Ashley taught in an inner city school and completed a thesis on Underachieving Gifted Males. She also planned and implemented a curriculum for the top 100 gifted students in her area for the Athena Institute, a summer programme for gifted studients.

Ashley moved to England, married, and now teaches at a school in Buckinghamshire. She has provided INSET training days for teaches in schools involved with the Excellence in Cities programme and works with the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) on their website.