Entrepreneurship should be treated as a general attitude, which could be functional not only for professional activities but also for everyday life. The key to improve young people's perceptions and attitudes towards entrepreneurship lies in education. It is being supported that the best way to achieve entrepreneurial awareness and thinking is to introduce entrepreneurship at an early age in primary education through active learning based on children’s natural curiosity. The purpose of this paper is first to underline the importance of entrepreneurship education (why) and its contribution to the development of entrepreneurial spirit starting with young people at school. Second to consider what should be taught and how should it be taught and finally to explore the level of education it should be introduced in (when).