Bricks 4 Kidz

Rapidly growing franchise that added 183 new franchisees in 2014. They provide project-based programs designed to teach principles and methods of engineering to children, ages 3-12, using LEGO® bricks through after-school classes in public and private Elementary and Middle Schools, as well as pre-schools.

Cash Required: $30,000

Huntington Learning Center

Huntington Learning Centers offer instruction in reading, mathematics and study skills, as well as phonics, spelling, vocabulary, writing, algebra, geometry and SAT/ACT exam preparation.

Cash Required: $60,000

Sharkey’s Cuts For Kids

Hair salon for boys and girls that has a kid-friendly atmosphere with sports car chairs and video games. Additional revenue streams include birthday parties, specialty merchandise and “Tween Lounge.”

Cash Required: $60,000

British Swim School

Franchisees offer swimming and water safety lessons for children as young as three months old. Form contracts with pools in fitness centers, schools, hotels, sports clubs etc., bringing revenue to the host for an under-utilized loss leader facility. Ranked on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2014 list of Top Low-Cost Franchises.

Cash Required: $50,000

i9 Sports

First complete amateur sports franchise for the 100 million youth athletes nationwide. i9 Sports offers franchise opportunities for people to own and operate local amateur sports leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics, special events, and corporate outings in over two dozen sports for people of all ages.

Cash Required: $45,000

Sky Zone

Locations offer a trampoline-lined playing court where customers can come for walk-in “open jump” times as well as parties, dodgeball tournaments, fitness classes and other events.

Cash Required: $400,000

College Nannies & Tutors

College Nannies and Tutors is the nation’s most complete resource for customized nanny, professional babysitting and tutoring services. With strong and dedicated local ownership, College Nannies and Tutors franchises have been providing role models from cradle to college since 2001.

Cash Required: $50,000

Pigtails & Crewcuts

They want children to feel special during every visit. From their adorable airplane chairs to the video games, movies, great hair accessories and exceptional service, their goal is to make children—and parents—smile. Additional revenues from birthday parties and merchandise.

Cash Required: $80,000

Tutor Doctor

White collar, home-based business that offers in-home, one-on-one tutoring for students from kindergarten through college. Tutors tailor their teaching to each student’s homework and sometimes work collaboratively with the students’ teachers.

Cash Required: $50,000

Drama Kids International

Drama Kids provides children of all ages with unique, one of a kind drama-based learning and developmental programs that have been carefully created and refined over the last 35 years to benefit students throughout their school-age and adult lives.

Cash Required: $25,000

PRO Martial Arts 

In addition to martial arts and fitness classes for children and adults, franchises offer programs to teach kids about bullying prevention and predator prevention.

Cash Required: $100,000

Young Rembrandts

Offers the premier instructional drawing program for three to 12 year-olds. Their art education methodology focuses on fostering children’s overall brain development and increasing self-confidence.

Cash Required: $40,000