Budding Business Owners
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Grades: 3 - 12

For many kids, summer offers the opportunity for their first entry into the business world. Whether it’s a lemonade stand, lawn mowing business, or that part-time summer job at the local fast food place, lessons learned through summer business can make life-long impressions. Give your young entrepreneur a chance to learn more through Educate.Today videos with business owners and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of enterprises.

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    Quick Ideas for Summer Learning through Budding Business Owners:

    • Share this ET video with teen-aged entrepreneur and children’s author Mikey Wren to inspire your young business person to create their own children’s story focused on their summer job.
    • Looking for examples of diverse entrepreneurs in diverse businesses to help your child see that their business dreams could come true too? Then view these ET videos.
    • Looking for an interactive program where your kids can talk with an entrepreneur? We’ve got one for you. Learn more about it here.
    • Go behind the scenes of businesses to learn about how they operate in these ET videos. Use the videos as a springboard to behind the scenes tours of businesses in your town. What would your kids like to see? Contact local businesses and see if a field trip is possible.