If you haven't yet seen it, watch this short film about Caine, a 9 year-old boy who builds a cardboard arcade inside his father's auto parts store. It's an uplifting story and well worth your 10 minutes.
But there's something deeper happening here. The thought and effort behind Caine's arcade speaks to how eduction should work. Give kids an opportunity to explore something that they are passionate about and you will be surprised by the results every time.