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what happens if you google google?
Is it just me is 6 a pretty young age to be going all meta?
er, all kids are intellectually advanced for their age?
when i was 6 i thought the tv used to sleep at night too
that the new TV we recently bought showed all the same programs as the old one.
Aww children <3
I'll go get the papers get the papers.
with the same pressure being applied by each hand.
On a related note, one of my best friends teaches in a primary school with a class of 4-5 year-olds. The other day one of the kids (many of whom still piss themselves) came up to her and asked if she could tell him more about the Higgs Boson. Apparently he finishes all work (not that there is much set work) in no time at all, can do arithmetic quicker than she can (not saying much) and describes seeing numbers as colours. He doesn't get on with the other kids. She has no idea what to do with him.
all his eccentricities will be bullied out of him when the other kids become more aware of it.
His favourite is one called Total Drama Island, which is a primary-school level piss-take of Survivor. I often wonder what he makes of the show given that not only has he (obviously) never seen Survivor, but his only concept of the very genre of reality tv could only come from Total Drama Island itself.
often the most surreal and mind challenging programmes on. we must subliminally understand so much when we're children; it's amazing really.
If you CTRL+F for Austism it says on there (Ha! Wikipedia) that this is more common with Autism than you might expect and if he's got traits like those, maybe he's showing more strongly in an Autistic spectrum.
Christ, the kid sounds like a genius if nothing else. I'd say she should speak to the parents at least as he's probably going to get pretty bored soon.
but they're very insistent that they don't want to hot house him or single him out too much from the other children. It's a balancing act I guess.
(Malcolm's an Aspie if ever I saw one) where he gets sent to a school for high achievers and his parents tell him he's 'just like evryone else', then the teacher brings him up to the front and says 'Malcolm is special... different...'
Get that kid a piano asap
The poor kid inherited my spectacular disability with a football too.
Or doesn't it matter?
I'd be content if he picked up the basics of any semi-popular ball sport, tbh
it was inevitable
my son was 4 and I put his breakfast in front of him and he said, "I didn't order toast".
When and how did I become so bourgeois?
Aunt: Louise, would you like a slice?
Aunt: If you.....?
Sis: If you.... can cut it.
It amazes me how kids can, at the age of around 3, say please and thank you habitually, but as soon as they turn 4, just spontaneously break the habit.
I'm often pleasantly surprised by adults telling me how polite my lad is. I always make sure he remembers his Ps-and-Qs but it seems other parents aren't as keen as I am.