Cool Small Business Ideas for Kids

Do you want your child to have a good entrepreneurial spirit? Does your child want to try to start his or her own business but doesn’t know where to start? We’ve written a great article for you containing some great small business ideas that your child can start today.

  • Lemonade Seller

1$ per glass of lemonade can surely get some buyers, this is by far the most popular idea for kids to do, it requires little permission from authority and it’s sure to get some purchases on a hot day.

  • Tutor

If your child is academically gifted, try getting them to tutor others at a price. There are even services for tutors to provide tutoring over the internet if they don’t have the time to do it in person.

  • Baker

Similar to the lemonade stand, except with baked goods instead. You can even try selling these goods in a real store.

  • Pet Sitter

Have your kid watch over pets as their owners leave for a vacation, it may surprise you how many people are willing to pay good money for this.

  • Baby Sitter

Your kid can get paid quite a lot by acting as a babysitter, I once got paid 40$ a night for my services (above minimum wage!) Try talking to neighbors, close friends, family or others to get something going.

  • A blogger?

Blogging and SEO can make quite a lot if you know how to get yourself known out there, let them try making content on a site like Blogger, WordPress, Quora or any other blogging site.

  • Selling toys?

You can have your kid try to buy toys on sites like Amazon and re-sell them at a higher price, try getting some cool toy ideas from websites like and you can often mark them up by as much as 20% and get some handsome profit!