Abrakadoodle is a franchise offering art education to young kids. It was founded in 2002 and started franchising in 2004. They have art programs for children as young as 20 months old up to 12 years old.
In their programs, children are taught about artists and their styles, about Artists of Distinction, develop new art skills, demonstrate different art techniques, explore art materials creatively, and be able to design their original artwork. Their curriculum for Art Education was designed by educators and artists and has been designed to go over the standard of National Standards for Visual Arts Education. In their Art Classes, the children are encouraged to find their own creativity while exploring different mediums such as drawing, painting, sculpting, imagination, designing, and sketching while using a wide variety of materials. Abrakadoodle have earned several rewards including seven 1st place awards as the “Best art classes to inspire your child’s inner Picasso”.
What Art Classes do Abrakadoodle have?
They have Toddler Art Classes which they call Twoosy Doodlers and this is for children aged 20 to 36 months. They are taught about color and texture while letting them experiment on new materials. They have Preschool Art Classes called Mini Doodlers for children aged 3 to K. They are prepared for school while focusing on fine motor skills, cognitive skills, ability to follow directions, and language. They also have Elementary Art Classes called Doodlers for children in grades 1 to 6. In this class, they learn about different techniques, develop skills, and expand their knowledge through different methods and styles of painting, design, and sculpture. Other Abrakadoodle Art Classes available are Drawsters which help develop their unique creations that are then framed with FrameDoodles; Specialty Art Classes which explores aspects of art such as painting, photography, drawing, or history; Digital Doodles which teaches them digital photography, how to print it, and use it in artworks. They are also taught about famous artists like William Wegman, Ansel Adams, Chagall, and Dali; Kids on Canvas they learn techniques that are inspired by artists like Mondrian, Renoir, Jackson Pollock, Laurel Burch, Warhol, Modigliani, Frank Stella, and Sam Francis; Portfolio Kids are immersed in a Time Machine while studying Greek Sculpting, pop art, cave painting, Media Mania in acrylics, tempera, digital art, and Stampede. They get to create their own stamps, print with feathers, and learn about Japanese Fish Printing.
Costs and Requirements Associated with Running an Abrakadoodle Franchise
You need to have a net worth of $100,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $50,000. Expect to be investing about $34,800 to $73,500. Abrakadoodle Franchise fee is from $22,400 to $35,900 with an on-going royalty fee of 8%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. This business can be run from home and needs about 5-10 employees to run. They do not allow absentee ownership.
What’s included in the franchise package?
There will be 5 days training at the Abrakadoodle headquarters and 20 to 60 hours of pre-training at your location. You will also be receiving newsletters, given access to the internet, and purchasing cooperatives. You will need to attend meetings and expect occasional field evaluations. For marketing, there will be ad slicks and national media.
Abrakadoodle Contact Details
You May Reach Them At:
Address: 1800 Robert Fulton Dr., #205 Reston, Virginia 20191