‘Kidpreneurs’ Sell Holiday Gifts in Astoria
Some Queens kids raked in the the dough at a local pop-up bazaar.
Young business owners set up shop at QED Astoria Sunday.
They sold items ranging from dog mints to slime to homemade holiday cards.
Organizer Margarita Soto says kids are always looking for a way to make money, and pop-up shops give them a chance to see if they want run a business when they are older.
"To learn about how to create inventory, how to create product, how to design it, how to talk about marketing, how to talk about pricing, and they're able to take a stab at being an entrepreneur," said Soto.
"My mom heard about this and so she wanted to bring me in this, so I'm here," said Luca, a kidpreneur.
Attendees could also check off the different types of kid businesses they visited in a special passport.
Those who visited all of the businesses got a Kidpreneur notebook.