Children’s Art Studio Targets Philadelphia for Nationwide Expansion

Children’s Art Studio Targets Philadelphia for Nationwide Expansion

With more than 110,000 children under the age of 12 living in Philadelphia – all of whom could benefit from the cognitive effects of art education programs, Kidcreate Studio, a concept centered on children’s art enrichment classes, camps and birthday parties, announces today that it has identified the area as its next expansion hub.

“Built to teach, inspire and build self-esteem, our brand is committed to filling a void in the marketplace by using the power of art to positively influence the lives of children,” said Lara Olson, founder and chief creative officer of Kidcreate Studio. “Philadelphia has tremendous long term growth potential and we look forward to speaking with positive, outgoing and business savvy entrepreneurs who have a passion for not only wanting to make a good living, but make a living of doing good.”

Kidcreate Studio offers children’s art classes, camps and art-themed birthday parties which are made available for children ages 18 months through 12 years. Founder, Lara Olson, started Kidcreate Studio after being frustrated by the limited art exposure her children were receiving at school.

She wanted to create an art studio designed just for kids that would combine quality art education with a kid-friendly environment. As the leader in the underserved child art education industry, Kidcreate Studio offers attractive opportunities for business minded individuals looking to earn a successful living in an industry with strong consumer demand.

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Meet Lara Olson-Founder of Kidcreate Studio

Meet Lara Olson-Founder of Kidcreate Studio

Lara Olson: The Founder of Kidcreate Studio

Kidcreate Studio is a franchise concept focused on children’s art enrichment classes, camps and birthday parties available for children ages 18 months through 12 years that got started after Lara, the soon-tp-be-owner of Kidcreate Studio, being frustrated by the limited art exposure her child was receiving at school. Finding nothing that met her requirements, Lara began to envision an art studio designed for her child that would combine quality art education within a kid-friendly environment.

In 2008, Lara founded Kidcreate Studio. Soon after opening the studio, Lara launched Kidcreate’s On-The-Go Studio division which creates partnerships within the community that enables Kidcreate Studio to bring the great teachers and curriculum being used at the studio to other organizations such as; community education centers, parks and recreations programs, elementary schools, preschools and daycares.

As the leader in the underserved child art education industry and inspired by the success of both studios, Lara made the decision to “paint the states” with art and offer franchise opportunities with Kidcreate Studio. Lara identified franchising as a way to continue the Kidcreate mission to pick up where public education has become more limited and bridge the art education gap.

Where did the idea for Kidcreate Studio come from?

The idea for the first Kidcreate Studio originated after I became discouraged by the limited amount of art exposure and education my son, Jake, was receiving at school. Jake was experiencing a lot of frustrations in his other classes and found tremendous joy and solace in art.

How do you bring ideas to life?

There is a wonderful book written by David Allen titled “Getting Things Done”. In the book, the author describes a system that utilized project packets. I have taken that idea and modified it for my own use.

What is one habit of yours that makes you more productive as an entrepreneur?

Before leaving the office on Fridays, I always update my to-do list and plan out what I want to accomplish the following week.

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