Observe and listen to your child. It is also important to speak to her teachers for feedback.
What are your kid’s natural abilities, and how does she perform in these areas? Does she spend time on these activities on her own accord?
For example, if she spends time doodling and drawing, and her pictures are very detailed compared to those of her peers, she may have a gift for art.
Instead of imposing your expectations on her, allow her to explore her interest freely. Expose her to different learning experiences while observing her development.
Here are some ways you can help reinforce her confidence, says Rhonda Ng, director of Carpe Diem.
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