Children's Home Based Franchises

Children's activities are an ideal type of home based franchise for stay-at-home mums or even stay-at-home dads.

It's one area where you can happily combine looking after your children and running your own home based business and all the while earning an income working from home, la, la, la ...

Who wouldn't want that kind of flexibility in being your own boss and being a start up entrepreneur all rolled into one?

 

So if you like the idea of mixing your home and working lives then consider a children's activities home based franchise.

So if you like the idea of mixing your home and working lives then consider a children's activities home based franchise.

Pros

  • You can choose a franchise based around something you are really enthusiastic about – whether that’s running a gym or music class, teaching a skill or dressing up as a kangaroo and entertaining at a birthday party
  • It’s likely that you will be able to include your own children with your work, and they may be instrumental in helping you think up new ideas, or testing out new activities for you.
  • The admin side of your business can be run from a small home office.

Cons

  • Children can be very demanding; you have to remain calm and patient at all times, no matter how you might be feeling!
  • You are will be responsible for the well-being of the children whilst they are in your care.

 

What Skills Do You Need?

Again, this will all depend on which area you are interested in. Experience working with children is key, as is the aforementioned patience through occasionally trying circumstances.

Understanding child safety laws is important, and you will also need an up-to-date CRB certificate.

The franchisor should explain what’s needed before you sign up. Basic business skills will keep your franchise on track.

Are You Suitable?

Do you enjoy spending time with children? Are you enthusiastic, patient and full of energy? If so then you may well be suited to this type of franchise.

Approximate Level Of Investment:

You'll be looking at about £15,000 to buy in. It all depends on what you're doing of course, but you'll have to factor in any equipment you'll need as well.

If working with children sounds like the kind of business you want to be involved in then it's time for you to think about starting up a franchise!

And if you're already dead keen to buy your own home based franchise, take a look at our businesses for sale.

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