Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids
Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

Kids have access to limited capital to start a business. Besides a parent’s investment, a kid will not be able to receive external funding because of their age. Due to this, a kid will need to develop a business idea that requires little to no overhead and limited liability. Parent supervision will also be required to protect both the kid and the customer. Some ideas might require parents to set up online accounts or connect their bank account to a payment processor. When a kid starts their first business, the main focus shouldn’t be on making a large sum of money but instead introducing them to the basics of business, getting them excited during the creation process, and improving their communication skills. Although these are a list of limited ideas, Entrepreneur School encourages kids to create ideas that are related to their passions such as sports, dancing, craft building, or video games.

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Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

10. Car wash

Another classic business, your kid can wash the outside and inside of neighbors’ cars. Make sure your kid wears sunscreen and does not get over heated.

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Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

10. Car wash

Another classic business, your kid can wash the outside and inside of neighbors’ cars. Make sure your kid wears sunscreen and does not get over heated.

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9. Maintain neighbors’ yards

Your kid can water flowers, rake leaves, shovel snow, and mow the lawn. Remind your kid they should always wear protective gear and sunscreen. This is a great first business to start as you can supervise them while you maintain your own yard.

9. Maintain neighbors’ yards

Your kid can water flowers, rake leaves, shovel snow, and mow the lawn. Remind your kid they should always wear protective gear and sunscreen. This is a great first business to start as you can supervise them while you maintain your own yard.

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Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

8. Walk neighbors’ dogs

A classic first business, walking dogs is a great way to also have your kid stay active. Make sure the dogs aren’t aggressive or too strong on the leash. For additional income, your kid could also wash the dogs.

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Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

8. Walk neighbors’ dogs

A classic first business, walking dogs is a great way to also have your kid stay active. Make sure the dogs aren’t aggressive or too strong on the leash. For additional income, your kid could also wash the dogs.

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7. Run recycling program 

Your kid can collect bottles from neighbors and dispense them for money at local recycling centers. Make sure your kid wears protective gloves so they do not get cut from broken glass.

7. Run recycling program 

Your kid can collect bottles from neighbors and dispense them for money at local recycling centers. Make sure your kid wears protective gloves so they do not get cut from broken glass.

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Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

6. Take out neighbors’ trash cans

Your kid can be responsible for taking in and out the trash cans for neighbors every week. Make sure your kid is strong enough to wheel out a heavy can. This is another business that you can easily supervise while you take out your own cans.

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5. Give reviews of kid products

All companies value review of their products. The especially love a review when it comes from their target market. Your kid can review the pros and cons of different kid products and earn money through affliate programs.

5. Give reviews of kid products

All companies value review of their products. The especially love a review when it comes from their target market. Your kid can review the pros and cons of different kid products and earn money through affliate programs.

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Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

4. Create crafts and sell them online

If your kid enjoys art, have them create different objects that can be sold online. You will need to setup an account on the website under your name and bank account.

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3. Start crowdfunding campaign

Help them create a crowdfunding campaign if one of their ideas requires additional capital. Remember in order to make your campaign successful, you need to have great content and get traction through your current network.

3. Start crowdfunding campaign

Help them create a crowdfunding campaign if one of their ideas requires additional capital. Remember in order to make your campaign successful, you need to have great content and get traction through your current network.

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Top 10 Business Ideas for Kids

2. Create a Youtube series

If your kid has an idea related to media, consider creating them a Youtube channel. They will be able to film at their leisure and possibly include their peers. If they can create the next viral hit, profit can be made off ad revenue.

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Heart for business ideas for kids passions

1. Relate to their passions

Above all, a business idea should be related to a kid’s passions. If a kid already enjoys something, he or she is more likely to stick with it over time. Any passion can be turned into a business idea. Remember that at a young age, an idea can become more successful if it requires limited materials to launch.

1. Relate to their passions

Above all, a business idea should be related to a kid’s passions. If a kid already enjoys something, he or she is more likely to stick with it over time. Any passion can be turned into a business idea. Remember that at a young age, an idea can become more successful if it requires limited materials to launch.

Heart for business ideas for kids passions

KID BUSINESS IDEA GUIDE

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Parents should encourage all business ideas from their kids. Even if an idea can’t be created due to limitations, it’s important for kids to dream big and use their creativity. Instead of telling a kid their idea won’t work, break down the idea to the first simple steps towards turning it into reality. For example, let’s say a kid wants to create a new super car. If a kid is passionate enough, they will be willing to learn how cars are made, what are the current car companies, how can their super car be different from what’s on the market, and what are the resources needed to start a car company.

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