The initial franchise fee is $50,000.
The total initial investment ranges from $299,500 to $577,000.
The ongoing royalty is 6.5% of sales.
what we provide
apple seeds provides all of the materials and support needed for you to open and run an apple seeds location including proprietary curriculums, detailed training manuals and videos, a proprietary software package, a facility design package, marketing and branding strategies and an apple seeds style guide.
choose from a variety of scripted, age-appropriate class curriculums including:
- songs for seeds music program
- apple seedlings: a toddler playgroup
- apple seedlings: a 2/3s playground
- my Chelsea art opening
- scribble and dribble -- an art/gym combination class
- COOKing monsters
- twinkle, twinkle little toes -- ballet/tap class
- bookworms book club
- build it! break it! fix it! construction class
- OOOHHH...AAAHHH...IIICCCKKK science class
- move baby, move! movement class
- apple CORE training gym class
- world sippy cup soccer
*Scripted, age-appropriate birthday party/event curriculums are also included.
training and support
One copy of the Operations Manual (loaned to you as long as you are a franchise owner), as revised periodically, including all bulletins, supplements and ancillary manuals, and one copy of the songs for seeds Operations Manual, along with all of the supplemental training DVDs.
Comprehensive multi-week training program for the owner and key managers at apple seeds NYC. You will learn everything from executing curriculums, hiring and training your team, advertising and marketing, software instruction, health and safety procedures and birthday party/event training.
Apple Seeds LLC proprietary scheduler software and link to the apple seeds website. This is the administrative software for your business. It allows for e-commerce, building schedules, tracking rosters, attendance, make-ups, etc. Your location will also be included in a drop-down menu of apple seeds national and international locations on the main apple seeds website with a link to your customized website/scheduler.
We will assign you a designated point person to provide ongoing support and guidance to assist you along the way.
facility design package
We will provide you with a Design Package, including a sample layout for the interior of an apple seeds facility with a set of a typical preliminary plans, equipment, classroom requirements and décor specifications. We will help you select and lay out your permanent playground exhibits based upon the amount of space that is allocated to your indoor playground.
maketing and branding
You will receive the apple seeds and the songs for seeds Brand and Style Guides, which detail the appropriate use of brand, logos and graphics for marketing and promotional materials. You will also receive a CD of graphics, icons and branded images for use in all printed materials, advertising and marketing.