Date: 27-03-12 16:25
I have a just turned 4 year old boy who seems pretty on to it (can't read or anything like that though, just a normal kid in most respects). He has been able to accurately count things for quite a while eg tells me there are 26 people in a room and when I count up he's right. I think he can mostly count to 100 by himself, with a few prompts and has been able to do that for a while.He's a 3rd child, so hasn't had much "schooling up" on things, just picks it up as he goes.
But the thing I wonder about which makes me think he is bright is the words he picks up and uses correctly. In the past few months I have often chuckled to myself as he uses words like "insist" "suitable" "recognise" "accidentally" "vanished" "absolutely" the list goes on.
I am thinking his talking seems quite advanced for his age, or do a lot of 4 year olds talk like that?