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Don’t Get Blocked by LEGO

STEM education franchising is a hot growing sector. Are you considering a franchise in this category and want to maximize your return on investment?

Here are the “Top Ten” ways IslandTime Treasures gives you the competitive business edge against other STEM and/or art education franchises.

Don’t Get Blocked By:

  1. No Territory Available – Other brands have limited territories open, whereby IslandTime Treasures has most premium markets still available.
  2. High Franchise Fees – Our franchise fee is less than half of what you might pay for another child education franchise. Use the money saved on our franchise fee to reinvest and grow your business.
  3. Small Territories – IslandTime Treasures provides a much larger territory with more schools than the leading LEGO learning competitor.
  4. No Equipment Package – Other leading franchises charge you additional fees for business startup items. Not with IslandTime Treasures. Included with your lower initial franchise fee is a package that contains everything (including inventory) you will need to start and grow your business.
  5. High Royalty Fee – Keep more money in your pocket at the end of the month. IslandTime Treasures has a significantly less minimum royalty and smaller percentage than other franchises.
  6. Initial Long-Term Agreement – How do you know you’re going to enjoy operating a business? Our short two-year term allows you the opportunity to get started without a long-term commitment. And easily renew with no renewal fees as you grow and build within our system.
  7. STEM Only – Give yourself more options to succeed. STEM only learning activities are to be commended, but teaching STEM through Art takes it further by connecting the application of science, engineering and math through an engaging take-home project. Thereby providing a more memorable learning experience.
  8. Non-Proprietary Business – There are many LEGO based learning franchises competing against each other. But only our franchise IslandTime Treasures offers the unique blend of STEM and art.
  9. Business Limitations – Not only do we offer After-School Programs, Art Projects, Field Trip Activities, and Birthday Parties like other franchises, but our owners are free to market their business by providing their amazing build-your-own experience at festivals/events and attractions.
  10. System Size – While other franchise systems may be much larger than IslandTime Treasures, we have horsepower. Our management team has over 70 years of national brand building experience with some of the biggest names in franchising such as Super 8 Motels, Ident-A-Kid, U.S. Lawns, and New Horizons Computer Learning Centers.

See How We Give You The Competitive Edge Over Bricks 4 Kidz & Young Rembrandts

Ready to Learn More?

Visit or contact Jennifer Roberts-Stutzriem, VP of Franchise Operations direct at or by phone at 949-400-6846.

About IslandTime Treasures
We Make People Smile! IslandTime Treasures guest artists build their own crafts using island bling and beach sand! We make children's after-school programs, projects, preschool, daycare, camps, birthday parties, and events a SANDTASTIC experience by providing a unique hands-on crafting activity that are as engaging as they are educational. IslandTime Treasures is a brand of Gulfstream Brands LLC and currently has locations in Arkansas, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Information Sources: California Dept of Business Oversight: 2014 Bricks 4 Kidz FDD, California Dept of Business Oversight: 2014 Young Rembrandts FDD

LEGO is a registered trademark and/or a copyright of the LEGO Group. All other brand trademarks are registered marks and/or copyrights of their respective companies.


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Best selling author of "The Field Manual" for successful franchising - Five Pennies: Ten Rules to Successfully Build a Franchise Mega-Brand and Maximize System Profits! 

Lonnie has over 30 years in the franchise industry working with companies such as Super 8 Motels, Ident-A-Kid, and others. Recognized as the pioneer in the mobile computer and technology service franchise sector, Lonnie was the founder of Computer Doctor the first franchise in its sector, and two other technology franchise chains.

He is a frequent keynote speaker and facilitator for the International Franchise Association, Franchisor Association of Florida and many other various franchise and business conferences. 

He is a three time graduate of the MBA program for Franchise Management at the Institute of Franchise Management graduate school, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN . In 2002, he became a designated CFE (Certified Franchise Executive).

Throughout his career, Lonnie has been featured or written about in many books, magazines, newspapers, TV and radio including USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNBC Squawk Box, Your World with Neil Cavuto and Paul Harvey.

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