Word Play

J. Galbreath and E. Gasior, Gifted Resource Specialists

The goal of word play is for students to become more aware of words, manipulate them playfully, and appreciate their power.

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Word Play and Giftedness

  • Gifted children often enjoy wordplay, puns and combining words in unusual or creative ways.
  • Verbal ability can also make kids stand apart from the crowd, and verbally gifted children sometimes have trouble with classmates and friends because their language highlights their differences.

Word Play Resources