Parenting Gifted Kids on a Budget

12 of 14

Do Something Completely New

Gifted children are often reluctant to try new activities they might not excel at right away—after all, they aren’t used to failing. However, it’s important that they face challenges, because even the smartest kid will have struggles later in life. Whatever it is, give your child something different to do. Give your math master a difficult book to read, or give your science superstar a geography quiz.