Category Archives: Financial Education

Engineers turn dreams into reality

Inspired by Hayao Miyazaki’s quote that “engineers turn dreams into reality”, the Kids at Switch holiday workshop sought to support kids to develop skills that would help them to be able to realize their dreams. We focused on building practical

Engineers turn dreams into reality

Inspired by Hayao Miyazaki’s quote that “engineers turn dreams into reality”, the Kids at Switch holiday workshop sought to support kids to develop skills that would help them to be able to realize their dreams. We focused on building practical

Supplying the growing demand for kids to understand key economic concepts

By: Paul Essing I taught the concept of supply and demand was taught to a group of kids aged from 7-10. I know what you’re thinking – “What are you doing to these kids?! Their brains aren’t equipped to understand

Supplying the growing demand for kids to understand key economic concepts

By: Paul Essing I taught the concept of supply and demand was taught to a group of kids aged from 7-10. I know what you’re thinking – “What are you doing to these kids?! Their brains aren’t equipped to understand

How to teach kids about Advertising

Our children learnt that it is important for a business to advertise if it wants to succeed. As Warren Buffett says, “When a business advertises, it builds its brand and gains a larger share of the customer’s mind.” No matter how

How to teach kids about Advertising

Our children learnt that it is important for a business to advertise if it wants to succeed. As Warren Buffett says, “When a business advertises, it builds its brand and gains a larger share of the customer’s mind.” No matter how

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

“Michelle, what do you think you’d be doing now if you have attended Kids at Switch when you were a kid?” asked Jamie. Instead of giving her the answer immediately, I gave some thoughts to it… and I think I would have been

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

“Michelle, what do you think you’d be doing now if you have attended Kids at Switch when you were a kid?” asked Jamie. Instead of giving her the answer immediately, I gave some thoughts to it… and I think I would have been

Are allowances allowing our kids to grow their financial mindset?

“Allowances shouldn’t define the passion and motivation of a child… their intrinsic desires should motivate themselves and their true passions.” – Jamie Lee, Founder of  Kids at Switch As a kid, I never really got an allowance. I had a choice –

Are allowances allowing our kids to grow their financial mindset?

“Allowances shouldn’t define the passion and motivation of a child… their intrinsic desires should motivate themselves and their true passions.” – Jamie Lee, Founder of  Kids at Switch As a kid, I never really got an allowance. I had a choice –

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

By: Eugene Cheung, Chief Creative Officer of Kids at Switch Working as the CCO for Kids at Switch over the past three months has shown me a lot. Firstly, I now know that a six year old shows a far

If I have attended Kids at Switch when I was a kid…

By: Eugene Cheung, Chief Creative Officer of Kids at Switch Working as the CCO for Kids at Switch over the past three months has shown me a lot. Firstly, I now know that a six year old shows a far

Velocity of Money

We started the lesson by using a physical game to show the kids about the “velocity of money” 1. When we called out “piggy bank” the kids to had to stop all of their movements. 2. When we called out

Velocity of Money

We started the lesson by using a physical game to show the kids about the “velocity of money” 1. When we called out “piggy bank” the kids to had to stop all of their movements. 2. When we called out

A Tale of Passion – Kids at Switch

This video, is actually the child of two parents. One is the vision and values I had in starting Kids at Switch: the combination of competitive drive and a passion to change education through fearless innovation. The other is the

A Tale of Passion – Kids at Switch

This video, is actually the child of two parents. One is the vision and values I had in starting Kids at Switch: the combination of competitive drive and a passion to change education through fearless innovation. The other is the

♥ Little is much, when LOVE is in it ♥

“If you give a little love, you’ll get a little love of your own” – this is one of our life mantras. Every year before Christmas it’s our joy to pack shoeboxes with tangible gifts and send them to children

♥ Little is much, when LOVE is in it ♥

“If you give a little love, you’ll get a little love of your own” – this is one of our life mantras. Every year before Christmas it’s our joy to pack shoeboxes with tangible gifts and send them to children

With great power comes great responsibility

Recently I came across with an article referring this generation of children as “the age  of entitlement”. — the idea that “I should get everything I want when I want it, even if I haven’t worked for it” — is rearing

With great power comes great responsibility

Recently I came across with an article referring this generation of children as “the age  of entitlement”. — the idea that “I should get everything I want when I want it, even if I haven’t worked for it” — is rearing