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Children's Businesses - Industries

Dollhouse Manufacturing and Sales

If you enjoy small-scale construction, you can make kids' dreams come true by building and selling dollhouses.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Educational Toys

Help kids learn with educational but fun toys.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Kite Building and Sales

Build and sell beautiful hand-crafted kites for others to enjoy.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Mini Train Rides

Set up a mini train ride at a park, mall or zoo and watch the profits pull into the station.
Startup Costs: $100,000 +
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Nanny Placement Service

Ease concerned parents' fears with quality childcare professionals.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

New Parents School

You know what they say: There's no manual on how to be a parent. Well, at least you can offer a class.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Online Baby Names

Many parents want a less-than-common name for their baby. Help them out with this online service.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Online Nanny Service

Help busy mommies conveniently locate relief from the little ones.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes

Pinata Sales

Add an element of fun and color to people's celebrations with pinatas.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Pony Rides

Almost every child wants a pony. Give them the opportunity to ride one at fairs, carnivals, charity events and other locales.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Puppet Shows

Get kids away from the TV by putting on puppet shows.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Shopping Mall Play Centers

Few kids love a long day of shopping. Give parents some much-needed relief with a play center.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No

Stuffed Animals

Still remember your first stuffed animal? Kids may love technology, but a handheld game system isn't very cuddly.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No

Talent Agent for Children

If you like working with kids and can spot talent, helping children get their big break could be the business for you.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No