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My five month old son can turn the pages of his books when we read stories

Is he a genius?


 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:13 PM on Jan. 13, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • LOL mine does that too. Except he usually turns the page before I'm done reading it! He amazed me when he got a book for Christmas and actually opened it up and starting turning the pages. I have a picture of it :-)
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 8:08 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • Idk, my DD could do that at 3 months no joke. She is very advanced, but I wouldn't say genius.
    lilbit837

    Answer by lilbit837 at 7:14 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • I thought that was pretty typical...
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:16 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • OMG he must be gifted!!!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:16 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • I'm only playing don't worry! (OP Here)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:16 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • Genius? You'll have to wait until he's older and have his cognitive skills tested. Sounds like he's doing well with his fine motor skills, though.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 7:16 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • I wouldn't say genius maybe a little bit advanced, but its pretty typical
    hautemama83

    Answer by hautemama83 at 7:17 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • paper pages or board book pages?
    jcsmummy

    Answer by jcsmummy at 7:30 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • whatever he is.. he's a great baby! That's really awesome, different kids master different skills earlier than others.. mine was holding her own bottle at 4 months. It's really kewl that he can do that tho!! It will be interesting to see if he indeed is a smarter than the average kid!
    kristal2146

    Answer by kristal2146 at 8:19 PM on Jan. 13, 2009

  • my son did that at that age too so i think it pretty norm but congrads anyways.. at that age my son was already crawling and if i read to him now all he wants to do with the book is eat the pages
    mom_since08

    Answer by mom_since08 at 12:00 AM on Jan. 14, 2009

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