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How to: Turn Dreams into Reality

How can we support the leaders of tomorrow (otherwise known as our kids) to become confident, passionate and ambitious individuals? First, we can start by encouraging their passions, ideas and developing their skills – ensuring they have the best foundation laid for a positive, fruitful future. But, how do we Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
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What Kind of Kid?

What kind of kid do you have?   Are they anything like Entrepreneurial Ellie? A Kiddsbayer who likes arts and crafts more than anything, but also wants her toys to be usable by all – so comes up with an exciting solution of a craft that is safe and tested!  Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

How to: Change the World!

How many kids does it take to change the world? Fifty? One hundred? One thousand? Or just one? Change starts with the smallest of actions, and is usually fostered through a complete and thorough education. But, this education implies (unsuspectingly) more than the expected 12 or 13 years of schooling Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

How to: Money

Why is it so important our kids get their head around how money really works? Well, first and foremost in our ever-changing, technologically advancing world, money is no longer traded in dollars and cents (or nearly as much) as it once was. This lack of physical transactions makes it increasingly Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

What is a Kid Entrepreneur?

So, what is a kid entrepreneur anyway? A kid who takes a step forward into enhancing financial freedom and business understanding long before their peers. A kid who can come up with innovative, creative and inventive ideas that can become reality with all but a small push of ambition. A Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Who inspires you?

Who is your inspiration? Bill Gates, Steve Jobs… your parents? What do all of these people have in common? Whether it’s raising a child or building a corporation there is one factor that rings true. Sheer determination.  Without determination, little can be achieved and there’s no way you’d be the Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Why start early?

Financial literacy. Why start early? Or as some may be thinking, why start at all? Well, really it comes down to a single quote by a government organisation in Canada. “It is more than a nice-to-have skill. It is a necessity in today’s world — and, moving forward, should be Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Meet a Kiddsbay Kid – CassieSwirls!

We’re inspired day in and day out at Kiddsbay by kids making the most of their passions and turning their hobbies into full-blown pursuits. We’ve had the privilege seeing some of these kids pursue these passions, including none other that one of our most inspiring Kiddsbay kids, CassieSwirls! CassieSwirls is Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Skill Up!

What were your hobbies or pastimes as a kid? Painting, dancing or singing? Were any of them developing essential financial literacy skills. It’s unlikely! Despite the important skills developed by other hobbies, it’s similarly hard to deny the importance of refining fundamental financial understanding from an early age. This development Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago
Kiddsbay

Does your future job exist?

What will be the future jobs of tomorrow’s leaders? Lawyer? Astronaut or artist? These are all distinct possibilities. But, what are the chances that your kids will actually end up within this field? The chances are, in fact, few to none, with 65% of kids today ending up in careers that Read more

By Ellie McRae, ago