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If we want to encourage children to enter into scientific fields in the future, we need to give them a helping hand while they are most open-minded and curious. In this article, the author shares anecdotal stories from the scientific community that reveal the importance of cultivating an early interest in science. Who knows? There may be a future scientist or two sitting in your classroom. Suggestions for incorporating early childhood career learning centers are also included.