Here is a summary of recent highlights:

Abrakadoodle Surpasses 1 Million Kids Worldwide!

ABC News Features the Creative Kids at Abrakadoodle! Students at Abrakadoodle Art Studio for kids in Timonium may be on Spring Break, but they are still hard at work on some dazzling drawings. See Maryland Franchise Owner Pat Lakatta, Abrakadoodle students, teachers and parents.  Read More and See the TV Coverage


Abrakadoodle Announces Veteran’s Program. Veterans can now join the Abrakadoodle Franchise Network at a reduced rate as a “Thank You” to all the veterans who have served our country so well. Read More to learn more about the Vets Program and why Abrakadoodle is a great option for you!

Abrakadoodle is on the Franchise 500 List Again!
Abrakadoodle is ranked on the 2013 Annual Franchise 500 as one of the Top Franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine. Franchises are chosen using a secret formula that assesses size, strength, financial stability and more.

Japan’s Largest Education Franchise Acquires Rights for Abrakadoodle

Meiko, Japan’s largest publicly traded education franchise announced in December 2010 that they have acquired the Master Franchise Rights for Abrakadoodle in Japan. Meiko, with more than 3000 existing franchises, expects rapid and successful growth of the Abrakadoodle brand in Japan. Abrakadoodle CEO Mary Rogers and President Rosemarie Hartnett will visit Japan in March 2011 to assist in launching Meiko’s program.

Abrakadoodle Release Its First App

Abrakadoodle announces the release of their first app called ArtDoodles. ArtDoodles provides three art games for children and adults that operate on the iPhone, iPad and ITouch. The app is available from the iTunes App Store.

Smart CEO Honors Abrakadoodle
Smart CEO announced that Abrakadoodle has received the ECO CEO Finalist Award for the company’s commitment to environmentally conscious best practices and Abrakadoodle’s commitment to educating children about eco friendly practices. In addition, Abrakadoodle’s own ECO Papers were cited as an eco-friendly product made with 100% recycled paper and earth friendly inks.

Nickelodeon’s Parent Picks Honors Abrakadoodle With Two More Awards
Abrakadoodle announced that it received two additional awards this year from Nickelodeon’s Go City Kids and Parent Picks, bringing the their total awards to nine! Abrakadoodle had received two previous awards for “Best ART Class to Bring Out Your Child’s Inner Picasso.” The two recent awards are for “Best Kid’s Party Entertainer” and “Best Kid’s Party Place.”