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Introducing Homework—A Series Taking You Inside the Minds of Kid Founders

Illustration of a group of kids 6-9 years old, in an air balloon that is travelling over a countryside and a cityscape, but the air balloon is made out of a lightbulb to illustrate their ideas.

Homework time (groan). In this series, we explore the lives of ordinary kids with not-so-ordinary hobbies. Between soccer practice and school work and swimming lessons, these youngsters also run successful businesses—sometimes with a bit of grown-up help.* 

As these remarkable kids were preparing to head back to school, they took time from their busy summer schedules to complete an extra homework assignment. They share some of their favorite things—from sloths and surfing to Marie Curie—and what it’s like to be the boss.

You’ll meet Gen Alpha and Gen Z superstars, including:

Shopify Kids Business Starter Kit

We've created a free 44-page activity book of engaging activities and exercises designed to lead children through the journey of imagining and developing a business idea.


Parents, get your free kit

💡 Get inspired to help your own youngster explore the world of entrepreneurship with our list of 12 business ideas for kids.

Illustration by João Fazenda
*You must be 18 years of age or older to sign up for Shopify