In all of my years teaching kids about money and investing, I have rarely run across a child who, given the opportunity, can’t come up with a myriad of great ideas for a business in the ‘starting a business’ activity we do in Camp Millionaire.
Kids just seem to be naturally born creators, and though I have my thoughts and opinions about how we squelch this in school, this little process will help you inspire them to continue creating.
Our goal? To have them realize on their own how cool it is to invent things that make our lives more fun, more convenient and just downright easier.
The Grateful Entrepreneur Game
Here’s what you do…
Sometime when you’re out with your child(ren), start the ‘game’ by saying, “I’m so grateful that someone invented…” and fill in the blank with something relevant to what you’re doing at the time.