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"Identification of gifted children during preschool period is very important issue. Observations of parents about their children's skills and behaviors provide critical and sufficient information to identify gifted children. This study is aimed to identify characteristics of gifted children who are preschool age based on observations of parents in this study. The participants in the research is 87 parents whose preschool-age children passed group intelligence test in Tokat, one of the cities of Turkey in 2010. Data was gathered with semistructured interview form. Research data is analyzed by descriptive analysis is one of the qualitative research methods. There is a high consistency between parents' observations about their children cognitive, social/emotional and physical characteristics and characteristics of gifted children in the gifted education literature.