What Is A Crystal Child? 16 Rare Traits Of Crystal Children

Crystal children are a gift to the world.

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Crystal children are spiritual beings that are gifted with special personality traits.

Children are unique in their own way but Crystal children, also sometimes called Star children, have natural abilities that are unlike anyone else.

What are Crystal children?

Born after 2001, these earthy, peacemaking children are specifically here to make the world a better place.

They are called Crystal children due to their high vibration, most dominant around their crown chakra.


Crystal children possess special spiritual gifts and are often diagnosed with autism or on the autism spectrum. Crystal children are unique in their ability to say what’s on their minds and bring light, love, and joy to others.

Crystal children deserve to be respected and understood. Their connection to the spiritual realm is something that we can’t fully understand.

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“Thank goodness for Crystal children," explains author and divine feminine educator Anna-Thea. "They are courageous souls, now adults, who have incarnated to raise humanity's consciousness and assist in the awakening of the Divine Feminine." 

Not only are they courageous but they take up a huge task. 

"It’s not an easy job and takes quite a level of commitment to drop down into this level of density and still shine your light. We are so lucky to have them. They have made a world of difference and continue to patiently forge forward with their mission even when all seems lost," Anna-Thea adds.

Crystal children have unique attributes and personality traits.

1. Crystal children are likely to possess psychic abilities.

2. They are in tune with their inner voice. 

3. They do not have a need to manipulate others. 

4. They are earthy.

5. In many cases, Crystal children are either autistic or on the autism spectrum.

6. Crystal children tend to stare.

7. They often have unusually colored and round eyes

8. Crystal children are physically and mentally sensitive.

9. They are spontaneous and may act without regard for consequences

10. Crystal children love climbing and have a strong sense of balance.

11. They are very affectionate and may lack personal boundaries.

12. They love expressing themselves through music and singing.

13. Crystal children may easily suffer from sensory overload.

14. They have a strong physical response to negative events.

15. Crystal children exude love for their family, pets, and friends

16. They are honest.

The characteristics of Crystal children can present themselves anywhere between birth to the age of 7, as said by Doreen Virtue, author of The Crystal Children: A Guide to the Newest Generation of Psychic and Sensitive Children.


It’s important to remember that the characteristics they display deserve appropriate attention and care.

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What is the Crystal child's purpose in life?

Crystal children know who they are inside. Their confidence is a light to others. 

Advocating for love and peace on Earth, Crystal children may have gifts of clairvoyance and healing.

Crystal children are believed to uplift humanity and work towards a greater, universal cause.

You can be moved to your highest self when you see a Crystal child channel their healing energy through art, music, and the way that they love.


Their purpose comes down to teaching everyone around them, specifically the older generation.

With their honest and unbiased way of thinking, Crystal children have the power to influence others to be their true selves.

It is also believed that Crystal children are “paving the way for the next generation of star humans, the rainbow children.”

Everyone’s purpose in life is going to be different. However, it’s an undeniable truth that Crystal children serve a unique enthusiasm that is meant to reach all of humanity.

There are different types of children who possess psychic and supernatural traits.

There are several types of star children. As Psychic/Medium John Cappello explains, "Indigo children are the change-makers boldly making moves for change while the Starseed children bring their knowledge from beyond our planet to share with us. The Crystal children will bring stability during the transition and the Rainbow kids will be there emotionally for those who need care."


There is a difference between an indigo child and Crystal children and it's best described by their life purpose.

Whether you are a Crystal, Rainbow, Starseed, or Indigo child you all possess certain traits that make you who you are.

Starseed children

Star children are certain individuals that supposedly originated from far-distant planets, solar systems, and galaxies. Many are believed to have lived many lives within other star systems lightyears away from our own. There are several different types of Starseed children but their purpose is clear as day. They are here to bring peace, topple corrupt systems, and shift dimensional consciousness in the coming years.

They have a special responsibility to assist in the rebirth of a higher-dimensional Earth and are planted with a prearranged "wake-up call".


Indigo children

The term Indigo children were further developed by Nancy Ann Tappe and then later by Lee Carroll and Jan Tober in the 1970s. Indigo children are highly intelligent, very empathetic, often perceived as strange, possess a clear sense of self-definition and purpose, and are highly intuitive. They also are creative, rebellious, emotional, and skilled.

They are said to have come to challenge the existing system and to prepare us for the next generation: the Crystal children.

Crystal children

The one thing that stands out in Crystal children is their eyes. They are large, penetrating, and wise beyond their years. Their eyes lock and hypnotize you as if your soul is being laid bare for Crystal children to see.

They have charming and magnetic personalities. They often started talking late in their childhood. They are also empathic and highly sensitive. They focusing mostly on forgiveness, harmony, and beauty.


Crystal children are supposedly the second wave of humans who were born with the sole purpose of changing the world. They follow after Indigo children and came before Rainbow children.

Rainbow children

Rainbow children are usually birthed by Crystal children from the late 1980s. They have come here to help heal the earth and humanity.

They are adaptable and are quick to recover from negative emotions. They are able to read people's feelings making them psychic. They also have a natural draw to color whether it be colored mirrors or their clothing.

They hardly fear anything and always know where their protection lies. They are usually in their own world but also have a tendency to care for others. 


Rainbow children are said to have an old soul and have a strong connection with the divine creator/God. 

What to do if you're a Crystal child or have one in your family.

Crystal children are finding each other to seek answers and support for their uncommon experiences.

Anyone can reach out to support groups with other people who understand the Crystal children experience.

Depending on your location, there may be children and adolescent support groups that specialize in star children.

Don’t be afraid to do some asking around and see if anyone has heard of where these may be held near you.

Spiritual advisors are familiar with Crystal children. They can also be reached over the phone at any time to discuss your crystal child.


There are several books that reference this life path and can help you understand more about who Crystal children are:

1. The Crystal Children: A Guide to the Newest Generation of Psychic and Sensitive Children by Doreen Virtue

2. Indigo, Crystal, and Rainbow Children: A Guide to the New Generations of Highly Sensitive Young People by Doreen Virtue

3. The Children of Now: Crystalline Children, Indigo Children, Star Kids, Angels on Earth, and the Phenomenon of Transitional Children by Meg Blackburn Losey

4. Beyond the Indigo Children: The New Children and the Coming of the Fifth World by P.M.H. Atwater

5. Children of the Stars: Advice for Parents and Star Children by Nikki Pattillo

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Isabella Pacinelli is a writer who covers relationship, self-love, spirituality, and entertainment topics.

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