Common Cents: Beyond the Lemonade Stand
The Common Cents article, Beyond the Lemonade Stand, discusses kids as entrepreneurs and gives steps to develop a business plan for a successful venture.
Suggestions for marketing the business and providing good customer service are also provided. (This article was featured in the Summer 2010 issue of TEN Magazine.)
Download Common Cents: Beyond the Lemonade Stand
Teachers: Read and discuss the article in class, using the worksheets included in the article.
Parents: Use the article to discuss entrepreneurship with your child, and encourage him or her to start a small business.
Teachers, Parents, Students
Discussion and extension activities
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About Common Cents
Common Cents is written by a Kansas City Fed staff member with more than 30 years of teaching experience. The column appears in TEN Magazine, the Kansas City Fed’s quarterly publication. Subscribe to TEN Magzine.