Parenting Gifted Kids on a Budget

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Give Him Handiwork

If your kid likes working with his hands, don’t spring for the latest fun box full of tools and materials for ready-made handiwork. Instead, fix some things around the house—the loose doorknob, the toilet that runs or the window that isn’t weather stripped. Technical minds like figuring out how things work and how to fix them. Take it up a notch by repairing electronics or your car.