Eight Kinds of Smarts
Every child has some degree of ability in all the eight categories listed below, but children typically show strength in one or two. Remember...
"It's not how smart you are, it's how you are smart!"

                    

Music-Smart 
*Loves to sing            
*Remembers many songs
*Plays a musical instrument

Body-Smart
*Does well in sports
*Likes to build things
*Is a good dancer or actor
           
Logic-Smart
*Enjoys brain teasers
*Is a good math student
*Is curious, like a scientist

People-Smart
*Likes to socialize
*Has many friends
*Shows empathy for others

Word-Smart
*Likes to write
*Is a good storyteller
*Enjoys reading books

Picture-Smart
*Loves to draw
*Is attracted to video games
*Has a good visual imagination

Self-Smart
*Enjoys personal hobbies
*Possesses high self-esteem
*Knows his/her own likes and dislikes

Nature-Smart
*Enjoys growing things
*Likes to explore outside
*Cares for living creatures