Abrakadoodle provides the highest quality, educationally rich, imaginative art education program to children ages 20 months to 12 years old:

  • Kids use Paints, modeling Compounds, canvas, oil pastels and more!
  • Kids learn about artists both master and contemporary
  • Markets everywhere are receptive to the program
  • Abrakadoodle Curriculum EXCEEDS the National Standards for Visual Arts Education
  • Classes are provided using a staff of part time teachers at host educational sites such as schools, park programs, community centers, day care centers and other locations

Parents, Kids and Schools all love the program!

What makes Abrakadoodle Unique?

  • Abrakadoodle has the most experienced management team in children's services. Mary Rogers and Rosemarie Hartnett each have 20+ years experience in supplemental education franchises
  • Entrepreneur Magazine ranked Abrakadoodle the #1 Art Education Franchise in their Annual Franchise 500 issue for 2007
  • Abrakadoodle has a strategic partnership with Crayola
  • Abrakadoodle is Technology Focused
  • Online Class listings and registration available at the touch of a button


Year Established: 2002
Year First Franchised: 2004
Franchised Units: 50-100
Actual number of units: 72
Company Owned Units: 2
Projected New Units (12 months): 40

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Availability in Canada: Masters / Area Developer: Contact Rosemarie Hartnett to discuss


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $45,992
Minimum Investment: $35,842
Minimum Net Worth: $100,000
Franchise Fee: $36,900


  • Vet Fran

Royalty: 8%
Ad: 1%
Average # of Employees: 2-10
Passive Ownership Allowed:No
Earnings Claims: Yes


Initial Materials and Marketing fee: $5K

Pre-Paid first 6 months of royalties: $3.492K

Ad Fund Fee: $600

Total Investment: $45,992

Royalties are based on 8% of gross revenue with a minimum of $500 per month. Franchisee pre-pay their first 6 months on minimum royalties and 
technology fees totaling $3492.

Ad: 1% of gross monthly sales


Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: No
Area/Master Developer: No
Resales: No


International Expansion

International Expansion
Opportunities: Yes
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: Yes
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: No


Master franchise opportunities available.


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Co-operative Advertising: No


Abrakadoodle's robust training program begins as soon as an agreement is received with the Quick Start Pre-Training program. Franchise Owners work with a training and support professional to complete business set up tasks. Owners attend one week Business Development training at the corporate headquarters in Reston, VA. Every aspect of the Abrakadoodle Business is explored. Educational Theory, Curriculum, Business Development, Franchise Ramp Up, Materials, Marketing, Networking, Staffing, Teacher Training and Branding.

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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development