Afterschool enrichment programs provide the hands-on learning experiences needed for students to play, grow, and explore outside of the classroom. Interest and demand for quality afterschool programs is at a national all-time high. These programs have been shown to spark students’ interests in STEAM subjects and equip them with skills, knowledge, and confidence to follow their curiosities towards a brighter future.
Seed bombs are a fun, easy project perfect for children and adults to do together as a way to welcome spring and learn about the environment. The finished product makes a great gift for Earth Day and Mother’s Day, too!
In this series of Franchisee spotlights, we are asking some of our Snapology franchise owners to share their experience of trying to not only survive but thrive during this difficult time. This week we talked to Snapology of St Pete owner, Daniel Adam. Daniel shared his struggles, successes, and how he knew that owning his own business was the right move for his family.
As kids begin to head back into schools it is clear that we still have a lot of work to do to make up for what has been lost over the last year. Afterschool enrichment programs are going to be more important than ever. Supplemental enrichment programs not only provide a safe space for children after school hours, but they also build important and life-long skills. At their core, these programs offer educational enrichment, but just as importantly they encourage and build confidence, team work and the social development skills that have taken a huge hit during the pandemic.
There's no limit to what women can do. Check out our list of books featuring girls and women in STEM to educate and inspire your children.
Pairing socio-emotional lessons with academics helps create a well-rounded, dynamic educational environment for children to expand, explore, and become confident in.
Snapology recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever.
Students are struggling. Schools and parents are trying their absolute best to keep our kids on track but it is clear that the “Covid slide” is real and some students are falling far behind. It is easy to understand the impact on social skills caused by the pandemic, but we should also consider how this unusual school year may be impacting the long-term academic progress and engagement of students.
Ashley Davis has been with Snapology for over five years, starting as a part-time teacher and growing into her current role as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Snapology — a position that encompasses all of the curriculum and training resources given to Snapology’s teachers (or “Snapologists”). We sat down with her to learn about what it’s like to work at Snapology, the company culture, and how they hire.
As children and families were thrust into uncertainty early this year, one after school enrichment company stepped up to the plate to offer solutions for parents and communities when they needed it most.
Looking for new kid-friendly traditions to adopt this holiday season? We have 12 cool ideas that are sure to bring on the holiday spirit and start your countdown to Christmas 2020.
Covid-19 has changed the way we do business, but it hasn't stopped new business from developing. In this article we look at six trends that we can expect to see post-pandemic.
Throw an unforgettable virtual birthday party for your child with the help of Snapology.
Try incorporating some informal, hands-on science fun into your household with family games, household and backyard experiments, and seasonal walks like this fall scavenger hunt! We’ve included some questions and lesson prompts to share with your little scientists along the way.
You know you want to join the mission to bring play-based learning to kids in your community with Snapology, but how do you get started. WE'll walk you through the process of getting your flag on the map.
Help your child succeed with e-learning by incorporating fun breaks.
Often referred to as “the greatest business model ever invented,” franchising has once again proven to be resilient. But why? What is it that makes franchising so darn good? I’ll show you.
Whether you plan on staying at home or venturing out this Halloween, we want to help you keep this kid-centric holiday silly, spooky, and safe. Check out some of these awesome ways to celebrate Halloween safely with your family this year.
Setting your child up for success at home is simple with these 10 tips.
Are you looking for a career that fits your schedule in these uncertain times? Snapology may just fit the bill.
One of the most common concerns among parents who are choosing to homeschool, or try their hand at a virtual or hybrid schooling situation is the desire to ensure their children are still able to socialize with friends and classmates. Enter, Homeschool Pods.
When you buy a franchise you expect to succeed. I’m not talking about “instant” success. There’s no such thing. But franchise success can be realized if you do a few simple things.
Snapology is now offering play-based S.T.E.A.M. summer camps online. Choose from 3-hour morning and afternoon camps or 1-hour mini camps designed to keep children ages 4-14 learning, playing, and interacting safely with their peers.
A safe and successful school year will depend on the collaborative effort of schools, families, and communities. Now more than ever, schools will need to team up with educational enrichment providers for virtual and in-person programs to meet the changing needs of their students and staff. Here's what that may mean in your district.
Getting students back on track after nearly a half year spent outside of the classroom sounds like a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of ways we can help ease students back into the swing of things as fall approaches. Here are five manageable ways to help students readjust for the school year ahead.
The Franchise King®, Joel Libava, is the author of “Become A Franchise Owner! He provides useful, straightforward advice on how to buy a franchise.
In this series of Franchisee spotlights, we are asking some of our Snapology franchise owners to share their experience of trying to not only survive but thrive during this difficult time. This week we talked to Snapology of Amarillo owner, Bobby Payne. Bobby shared his struggles, successes and even some interesting side projects he has been working on.
Being a successful franchise owner takes determination and drive, and a little creativity doesn't hurt either. At Snapology, we are lucky to have successful owners all over the world. We want to share their success stories with you through a series of franchise owner success spotlights. This month we are chatting with Shannon Russell.
Thinking about a potential career change? Have you ever thought about owning your own business?
Franchise opportunities that focus on children, kids franchises, whether it’s educating them, entertaining them, or both, are quite popular. What’s more, franchisees-the people who buy franchises in this space, have the potential to change the world.
Let's celebrate Earth Day 2020 with some fun, hands-on activities and learning prompts.
Join us for some STEAM fun while the kids are off school. We will be posting a Daily LEGO® Build Challenge and award winning participants with daily prizes, weekly prizes, and an ultimate prize!
In honor of Black History Month, we want to celebrate some of the most influential and visionary African American men and women in STEM history. These remarkable African American scientists, engineers, physicians, mathematicians and inventors have dedicated their lives to advancements in STEM fields. By breaking racial barriers, battling injustice, and paving the way for black opportunities and growth, these individuals serve as inspiration for the next generation of innovators and leaders and for the future of STEM in America.
Snapology celebrates their rank as a Top Franchise in Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive 41st Annual Franchise 500®. With over 140 locations currently open and operating in the US and Internationally, Snapology plans to expand even further with its unique, education-based franchise opportunity.
Being a successful franchise owner takes determination and drive, and a little creativity doesn't hurt either. At Snapology, we are lucky to have successful owners all over the world. We want to share their success stories with you through a series of franchise owner success spotlights. This month we are chatting with Aaron Hagebak.
The spooky season is finally here! Check out these awesome STEM Halloween costume ideas that are sure to turn heads!
“STEAM” and “STEM”...These words plaster the walls of educational institutions, libraries, and museums everywhere. One of the biggest curriculum introductions and implementations to date has been STEAM education.
Slim budgets don’t always allow for outfitting a classroom with necessities, let alone enhancements. It is no secret that year after year, teachers reach into their own pockets to purchase supplies for the classroom. In fact, teachers spend nearly $500 on average for classroom supplies, instructional materials and professional development. To ease a bit of the burden many retailers offer special discounts for teachers and administrators. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best discounts available for teachers to help keep some of that hard-earned paycheck in your pocket!
As the summer season ends and the fall school year creeps upon us, are your children prepared for the upcoming school year?
A quick Google search of “the best slime recipes” often results in Borax being listed as the primary ingredient in slime. Using Borax presents some potential dangers including skin, eye and respiratory irritation. Plus, who had Borax just sitting around?
Hello Summer! We have finally made it to June—the long days of school are quickly winding down as summer camp season gears up. At Snapology, the summer camp options seem as if they are endless with an abundance of programs that are sure to pique your child’s interests.Snapology summer camps not only provide your child with memories that last a lifetime, they also build life-long skills that will benefit your child for years to come.
Starting your own business is risky. It is not for everyone, but for those who have the drive, it can be a risk worth taking. Buying a franchise minimizes some of that risk. You start off with a proven model of success and make it your own. At Snapology, our owners have made the leap of faith and are accomplishing amazing things. We continue our series of owner success stories below with a highlight of Jessica Stasi, owner of Snapology of Long Island City and NYC.
Owning you own business is not right for everyone. While buying an established franchise certainly gives you a head start in building success, the real work starts when you decide how you are going to make that brand your own. Being a successful franchise owner takes determination and drive, and a little creativity doesn't hurt either. At Snapology, we are lucky to have successful owners all over the world. We want to share their success stories with you through a series of franchise owner success spotlights.
This Valentine's Day we are showing our love for STEAM with these super fun Valentine's Day cards.
Do you have a science, tech, engineering, art or math fanatic in your family, or are you looking to inspire one? We’ve rounded up a dozen top STEAM/STEM education inspired gifts to spark your child’s creativity and desire to learn. These gifts are so fun, the kids won’t even realize they are learning!
Our little monsters scored big in the candy department this Halloween- we’re talking pillowcases splitting at the seams! If you are like us, the thought of your kiddo eating all that candy is scarier than any ghost or goblin. To help you out we have rounded up some of our favorite alternative uses for those fun size treats.
Be your own boss and never leave your house? Sounds good to me!
Why work for another person when you could be your own boss. Skip the worry and hassle of creating, designing, and building your own business. Buy into a franchise and let a community of entrepreneurs guide you to wealth and success!
Early childhood is an important time in our children’s development. During this time, their brains are quite literally able to absorb knowledge. Make sure you set your kid up for success.
For building communication skills and practicing STEM literacy, there’s nothing better than a little competitive spirit
Are you looking for a fun, community-centered business that will not only contribute to the next generation but work with you and your family? Snapology might be the answer for you.
The benefits of opening a franchise for one of the most highly-regarded new names in childcare are almost too many to count.
With summer’s end in sight, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to entertain the little ones when it’s cold out. Here are 4 easy options you should keep in your back pocket.
The summer may be coming to an end soon, but your kids don’t want to hear that! These stimulating experiences will have them locked-in for hours on end.
It’s important to cultivate your child’s interest in STEM subjects. A great and fun way to do that is through Snapology’s LEGO Robotics classes!
Robotics is a fascinating field of study, but it can be daunting to someone who’s new to the practice. Classes are a great way to introduce your child to the wonders of robotics, and have them itching for more!
Make 2018 the best summer ever by checking out these great summer camps offered in Reading, PA! Whether you’re thing is STEM, art, or outdoor activities, there’s a camp for you in Reading!
Fun and Exciting camp opportunities in Atlantic County for the summer!
Take the kids out for the day and explore these great kid-friendly activities in and around the Greater Pittsburgh Area!
Independent Survey Shows Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with Snapology’s Performance
Wonderful Wintry Projects for Everyone
LEGO® bricks are one million toys in one and, no matter what generation is playing with them, kids just can’t get enough of these fantastic toys. Snapology is an amazing new business that encourages children to build and use their minds through camps and classes using LEGO® bricks, technology and other interactive learning tools.
Thinking of starting your own business, a franchise using LEGO® bricks perhaps? Managing a successful business begins with a great idea and the proper tools. Snapology is currently offering franchise opportunities for you! This is a fun, flexible, and simple business to run that offers a superior model to many other franchises.
Did you know that franchises have a higher rate of success than start-up businesses? Studies have shown that franchises have a success rate of approximately 90 percent, compared to a 15 percent success rate for new businesses.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) provides the foundation of our entire world. The most in-demand (and highest paying) careers are often in STEM-related fields.
Some people know early on that they were meant to own their own business. Others find themselves starting a business due to life changes such as parenthood or losing a previous job. Regardless of what motivates you, there are plenty of great reasons to start your own business!
Everyone who has ever picked up a LEGO® brick knows that they are one of the best toys available. For years, children have fell in love with these excellent toys and they show no sign of losing popularity.
For those who choose the venture of opening their own franchise, it can become quickly intimidating. Innumerable franchises can be found over a vast range of industries, and certain steps should be followed before pursuing them. We’ve provided a step-by-step overview of some of the major stages involved with the rewarding task of opening a franchise.
Meet with the Franchisor: By planning a day to meet with the franchisor, you will likely find plenty of information on what the franchisor can offer in terms of support, and you will be able to ask all of your pending questions. Visiting their headquarters will also provide a great chance to meet other franchisees.
Summer camps were such a big part of my life growing up and those memories stick with me to this day. I’m here to inform you of all the amazing camps the Pittsburgh Area has to offer for kids of all ages to enjoy a fun-filled summer! From educational activities to a day at the pool, many of these camps cover it all. These are some of the best camps in the area so act fast before spots fill up!
Snapology was created by two sisters, Lisa and Laura Coe, who observed the love their children had for creative play using building blocks and other materials that snap together. The idea of offering enrichment classes and camps to teach science, technology, engineering, mathematics, art and literacy concepts excited them given both of their backgrounds in mathematics and science.