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Do you love kids? Consider a unique type of franchise that caters to children and families. Not only do these franchises allow you to spend time with children, they also allow you to contribute to the community. Parents are always looking to provide for and invest in their children, creating a large market with many needs that need to be filled. Opportunities vary from children’s boutiques to child care, providing you the chance to find the business that suits you best. If you would like to explore your creativity or help children develop their creative skills, a photography studio franchise, a children’s parties franchise or an art or music school franchise may be right for you.

Find the perfect Franchise Opportunity for you!



Opportunities:  If you are interested in children’s retail franchises, children’s clothing stores, hair salons, toy and hobby stores, and children’s furniture stores are all businesses you may be interested in. The most prominent Children's Franchise opportunities are situated in the following categories:

Child Day Care
Children's Parties
Toys & Hobbies

Children Franchise Opportunitie

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Top Franchises: According to the AllBusiness AllStars Top Franchise Rankings for 2009, the top franchise opportunities in the children's industry include:

1. Sylvan Learning
2. Kuman North America 
3. Gymboree Play & Music
4. The Little Gym International
5. Primrose School
6. My Gym Children's Fitness
7. Once Upon a Child
8. Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
9. i9 Sports
10. Tutoring Club


 Analyze the Cost: To assist in your research, Franchise Gator associates the following costs with each of the respective franchises opportunities below:


Under $50,000

 Brickes 4 Kidz
 Gamin' Ride Video Games
 Pigtails and Crewcuts
 Above Grade Level
 Compu Child
 Pro Martial Arts
 Cookie Cutters Haircuts

Money Stack

$50,000 - $100,000

 Play N Trade
 The Tutoring Center
 Snip-Its Hair Cuts for Kids
 Kumon Education Franchise
 The Hitting Academy
 Huntington Learning Center
 Wheel Fun Rentals
 Dyslexia Insitutes
 NewPoint Learning Center

Money Bag

$100,000 - $200,000

 Kiddie Academy
 Growing Room
 Pump It Up

Gold Bricks

Over $200,000

 Creative World Schools
 Children's Lighthouse
 Rainbow Station
 Primrose Schools


Sources: In addition to specific citations noted in this “Overview” section, supplementary source materials include: Franchise Gator and AllBusiness.com.