Take the First Step

At Ducklings, we believe the path to ownership begins the minute you chose to make a change towards the life you want for yourself and your family. The Decision itself is that Big First Step. After that, we're with you every step of the way!

Let's Get Started!

Chat with our Franchise Team
After you submit that Initial Inquiry, you're on your way- You'll get the info you want, and we'll get to know each other a bit at the same time!
Receive FDD and Franchise Application
The FDD will help you to learn more about us while your application helps us to continue to get to know you.
Review details with Ducklings Team
A meeting, either in-person or virtual, will answer questions and keep your plans on track.
Consult with your people and your Pros
Talk to your People- your advisors, your accountant, your mom… Talk to our People, too! Ducklings Franchisees and Parents can give you the inside scoop.
Come in and check out Ducklings and meet us
Ducklings Discovery Days are Awesome! Visit our corporate headquarters in Kennett Square, PA and find out what all the fuss is about!
Yay! You're officially a Duck!
After Final Approval, we'll review all of the documents with you and sign the Franchise Agreement. Time to celebrate with your family!
Build It Get ready, the little ducks will come
Site Selection, Construction, Licensing; your Ducklings Team is by your side through it all.
Learn It We show you and your staff the ropes
We're teachers so you better believe our training program is pretty great. You'll learn everything you need to operate your Ducklings Early Learning Center via online, on-site, and in-classroom trainings.
Open It! Discover your new 'happy'!
Grand Opening support starts early and continues well after you have lots of Ducks of your own. Your Franchise Support Team is there when you need them and knows when you got this!
Welcome to YOUR Ducklings
Early Learning Center!!!
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.