Business as child's play: the best games for budding entreprenuers

The art of the deal isn't something students usually study in elementary school, and neither are the principles of real estate, the rough and tumble rules of the stock market or best practices for starting a business.

However, there are games for kids that do exactly that. The best part? The learning is completely stealth. Kids just think it's fun.

When I was a young, wheelin' dealin' Monopoly shark, I would mercilessly charge opponents exorbitant rents with glee. Modern players still covet Park Place, but these days they are playing the Milton Bradley Monopoly Here and Now Electronic Banking Editionwhich offers an electronic bank and debit card as well as prices raised to reflect inflation.