Category: DIY

Photo: LISA LINDER / EAST PHOTOGRAPHIC This activity is girl-tested and girl approved (just like our book!).  It touches on creativity, math, organization, and running a business. Today you get to open a restaurant! Step One:  Come up with a name for your restaurant.  It can be your name, it can be related to the type of food you’ll be selling at …

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Category: DIY, Girlpreneurs

Join us for a tweetchat on Thursday October 22nd at 7pm ET.  You’ll get to connect with us (Bright Girls) and two amazing companies: IAmElemental and Yellow Scope.  We’ll be tweeting about using play to close the gender gap!  #closethegap A little about the experts you’ll meet on the chat: IAmElemental has thoughtfully redefined the action figure.  Creator, Julie Kerwin, has reframed …

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Category: Business Ideas & Tips, DIY

Today’s post is the third installment in my eBay Girls Guide series.  eBay is as an excellent way for kids to learn about business first-hand while making some money! In this installment I’ll reveal tips & tricks my kids learned to help make their selling more successful.  (You’ll probably want to check out the Quick Start post too.) My son recently had 6 …

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eBay

Category: Business Ideas & Tips, DIY

I teach girls about entrepreneurialsm, business, and money and I love eBay as an entrepreneurial gateway and learning tool for kids. In my first post in this series I explained all the great things kids learn as sellers.  Now let’s get them started! Kid’s Quick Start Guide: Step One:  Find what you can sell. Clean out your room and/or playroom.  Look for things …

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Category: Book News & Updates, DIY

The Bright Girls Kickstarter campaign is a book and activities that teach girls about business in a fun and engaging way.  It shows two girls who are makers and girlpreneurs.  The characters, Lucy and Kylie come up with a unique bracelet band concept, they test their idea,  learn how to source materials, price and market their product, and of course create it. I …

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Girl Inventors

Category: DIY

This DIY involves post-it notes and a book you can find at your local library… My daughter came home with this cool little nugget of a nonfiction book Girls Think of Everything, Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh.  It looked interesting so I sat down to read it myself.  On page three I came across this sticky …

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