Newsstand

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Role:

Newsboy (Salesman)

Activity Description:

Get to know the latest news and share it with people as you sell the newspaper and magazines to people in the City of KidZania.

Activity Duration:

15 minutes

Did You Know?

  • A boy delivers newspaper to subscriber are usually called paperboy. A paperboy's task is to distribute printed newspapers to homes or offices of subscribers on a regular route, usually by bicycle.
  • Newspaper hawker or newsboy is a street vendor of newspaper without a fixed newsstand.

Values Learned:

  • Gratitude – be thankful to the buyer for buying the newspaper or magazine.
  • Respect – mutual respect between the seller and the buyer.
  • Honesty – children are responsible of handling kidZos and must be transparent at this job.
  • Responsibility – children are responsible of handling kidZos they get from the buyer.

Skills Gained:

  • Communication – by talking to the people, so they will buy the newspaper or magazine.
  • Critical thinking – responding to the question of the buyers. 
  • Creativity – creating unique and interesting way to sell the newspaper and magazine.

Economy:

Kids will earn kidZos from completing this activity.

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