That the gifted child displays an insatiable appetite for new ideas through
reading can be a pride for the parents and be both a relief and a budden to the classroom teacher. The child’s own pattern of instruction among his class needs be adequately planned with a lof of enrichnent materials and activities to continually challenge him and sustain his appetite. This paper is an attempt to highlight the need to cater for gifted children in our schools and to suggest some approaches to the kind of reading programmes capable of increasing their reading power and broadening their interest.