Playful Children and Intentional Teachers Power Great Learning Experiences

Playful Children and Intentional Teachers Power Great Learning Experiences

Children are naturally curious and love to explore, and the right type of instruction can propel great learning experiences. Initiating their own playful experiences in which students have choices and are given the freedom to explore those choices are at the root of powerful learning for young children. Intentional teachers who provide guided support balanced with…

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Empowering Kids’ Natural Curiosity

Empowering Kids’ Natural Curiosity

By Rosemarie Hartnett, CFE, Co-Founder & President, Abrakadoodle, Inc. You may have heard this before: “I’m bored!” Not exactly music to a parent’s ears. It can be frustrating to know how to respond when a child simply does not feel engaged. As kids proceed through primary school, homework tends to increase, coursework often requires more…

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Art is the Heart of Creativity

Art is the Heart of Creativity

Have you ever seen the gleeful expression on a child who has created a piece of art that did not exist in the world before? It’s pure magic. A blank sketchpad represents a playground for a child’s imagination. Equipped with a pencil, crayons, markers, paint, paper, brushes, scissors and model magic, children can draw, paint…

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A Valentine to Abrakadoodle Teachers Worldwide

A Valentine to Abrakadoodle Teachers Worldwide

“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart,” Vincent van Gogh! What fun it is to watch the busy little hands of children intent on creating their very own and very unique masterpieces during Abrakadoodle art classes, camps and special art events!  At Abrakadoodle, these creative experiences happen every…

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Thumbprints Symbolize Uniquely Wonderful Franchise Opportunity

Thumbprints Symbolize Uniquely Wonderful Franchise Opportunity

Abrakadoodle has for more than a decade reached over one-million children with its creative art education programs thanks in large part to our uniquely fabulous franchisee partners, who deliver our high quality art programming to kids in communities throughout the United States and in growing international locations. Our franchise system recently had the pleasure of…

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Abrakadoodle Featured In the Wall Street Journal

Abrakadoodle has been featured in the Wall Street Journal in an article entitled “Good Things Come in Small Packages.”  The article highlighted top educational franchises.  Abrakadoodle was noted for it’s art classes for kids as well as art camps, art events, Charter School Academic Art programs and other public and private schools academic art programs….

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