Crafts Teach Students the Business of Business

Posted: December 7, 2012 at 3:50 a.m.

Student Erica Estrada, left, shows Karen Steen, Heritage High School principal, some of the baked goods for sale on Thursday at the “Simply Bazaar” event in Rogers.

Learning took the form of a craft bazaar at The Annex on Thursday afternoon.

At A Glance

Grant Supports Bazaar

The Simply Bazaar project was paid for by a $750 grant from Economics Arkansas. Goals for the project were to teach students about free enterprise, their own human capital in developing skills, how to create a budget, to use recycled goods and to establish community connections. From the grant, an estimated $400 was available for student loans while $250 paid for transportation to local craft fairs and $100 bought instructional materials.

Source: Staff Report

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