Friday, May 27, 2011

My Entrepreneur

Every year at this time, life gets especially crazy.  The girls have a million projects to complete for the end of school, a few field trips, some performances and then sports.

In fourth grade our school has Entrepreneur Day.  The kids conceptualize, make and sell a product.  They learn about economics, marketing, pricing…everything that goes into running a successful business.  Then all the kids in the school (2-5), teachers and parents come and shop.

I love this!

The creativity of 9 and 10 year olds is amazing!

Daughter #1 made Duct Tape I pod cases.

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To grab attention, Daughter #2 and I made her a Duct Tape shirt.

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I doubt there will be a big market for these shirts, but it certainly grabbed folks attention!

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Yes, the kid next to her made pigs-in-a-blanket.  I eyed them all morning!

The entire fourth grade raised over $13,000!  Unbelievable.

The money is then donated to several charities that the class selected.  Another invaluable lesson.

Have a fabulous long weekend!

XO-

Shannon

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Like mother, like daughter. Love it!!
Have a fabulous holiday weekend.
Miss u.
xoxo Ra

muminsearch.com said...

I'm back!

Kids are amazing, aren't they? In the last couple of days my kids have invented a new game. They've been charging each other imaginary $0.80 to go to an imaginary toilet... Not sure where they got the idea.

Carrie @ Hazardous Design said...

What awesome ideas! I'm SO impressed her class raised that much money.

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