Tag: passion

Mikaela Shiffrin – Olympic Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin is a world champion US Olympic skier and the youngest World Cup ski champion in the history of the USA.  Yet, her goal has never been to win championships but just to keep getting better at what she does. So, how did Mikaela become so good at what… Read more »

Jann Mardenborough – From Gamer to Formula One Driver!

Jann Mardenborough

Jann Madenborough grew up in Cardiff, United Kingdom, dreaming about racing cars. So, like many kids who cannot yet drive, he became involved playing racing videos games. When he was 8 years old, he started to race Go Karts on a real track.  He loved it. And he was good… Read more »

Kathrine Switzer – Breaking Women’s Barriers for 50 Years!

Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer loved to run. And she loved challenges. So when her college coach told her that a woman could not finish a (26.2 mile) marathon, she set out to prove him wrong! In 1967, Kathrine became the first woman ever to compete in the Boston Marathon. This was before… Read more »

12 Year Old “Grace the Slime Lover” Builds an Empire of Slime!

Grace the Slime Lover

Grace is a 12 year old girl from Connecticut with a love of….slime!  She liked to play with it and then, with the help of some YouTube videos, she started to make it. In fact, she likes slime so much, she started a slime business called “Grace the Slime Lover”!… Read more »

6 Year Old A’Layah Robinson Turns Lemons into Love for Foster Care Children!

A’Layah Robinson

A’Layah Robinson lives in Sulphur, Oklahoma. She is only six years old, but already she has big ideas for helping other kids! One Saturday morning when A’Layah was five, she saw some teenagers who had a lemonade stand. They wanted to raise money to help some of their friends. A’Layah… Read more »

Move Over Sid! Here Comes 6 Year Old Podcaster ‘Nate The Science Kid’!

Nate Butkus

Are you a curious person?  Do you like solving problems?  Do you ever think about questions like why is the sky blue or where salt water comes from?  If you do, you probably like Science! Well, six year old Nate Butkus from Willmette, Illinois, LOVES science. Since he was three years old,… Read more »

Gross for Good! 7th Grader, Stephen Litt, Uses Worms to Cure Cancer!

Stephen Litt

Stephen Litt is a very curious 7th grader at Lovinggood Middle School, near Atlanta, Georgia. His life has also been impacted by two relatives who have had breast cancer. So when it was time for his school’s science fair, he decided to something important – research a cure for cancer! First,… Read more »

Great Quotes for Kids About Passion and Enthusiasm

Simone Biles

What are the things  in school and in life that get you most excited?  Maybe its sports or animals or music or cooking or Legos or writing or art or drama or cars or fashion or computers or helping people?  Maybe it is all of those things? Do you have something… Read more »